Iconoclastic filmmaker dedicates his career to confronting polite society.
Venice Film Festival
In awarding Marco Bellocchio its Lifetime Achievement Golden Lion, the Venice Film Festival is calling him one of the greatest and most influential Italian filmmakers in recent decades
After tackling thorny issues pertaining to church, state and repressive forces in Italy for more than 40 years, Marco Bellocchio isn't about to mellow out now.
"God made only water, but man made wine," wrote Victor Hugo in his 1856 "Les Contemplations," and what better way to sample man's invention than a guided tour of Venice's wine country.
Longing to get a glimpse of Venice beyond the Sala Grande and cocktail parties? Make the most of your downtime with one of these cultural distractions.
Marco Mueller, now in his eighth (and possibly final) year assembling the Venice lineup, is calling this edition the one "closest to my vision."
Landing two features in the Lido competish is a first for leading Italian shingle Cattleya, in which U has a 20% stake.
The Venice Film Festival has added Hong Kong helmer Johnnie To's timely financial-crisis crimer "Life Without Principle" to its competition lineup.
The Venice Film Festival will honor "Rebel Without a Cause" helmer Nicholas Ray with a day dedicated to his work, including the world preem of a new version of his cult 1976 pic, "We Can't Go Home…
Constantin Film's Martin Moszkowicz will receive Variety's Achievement in International Film Award at this year's Venice Film Festival.
The strong English-language selection bolsters the Lido's standing as a prime awards-season platform. And with 65 world premieres, this marks the first time in the Lido's postwar history that every…
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