The Cut Review
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Venice Film Review: 'The Cut'


There've been paltry few movies about the 1915 Armenian Genocide, which only increases expectation around Fatih Akin's already buzzy "The Cut." Budgeted at $21 million, this historical…


Venice Film Festival

News and reviews from the 71st edition of Italy's film festival.




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'In the Basement' Review: Ulrich Seidl's
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Venice Film Review: 'In the Basement'


Corpulent sex slaves, tuba-playing Nazi obsessives, reborn doll fantasists -- just a regular stroll through the neighborhood, then, for patented guru of the grotesque Ulrich Seidl, who makes an…

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Venice Film Review: 'Three Hearts'


At the outset of his filmmaking career, Benoit Jacquot worked as an assistant director to the great French novelist Marguerite Duras, and now he has made a film that feels more indebted to her…

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