Natalie Portman started out playing the 12-year-old accomplice to a grouchy French hitman in “The Professional,” and for a long time after that she was the ingénue — most memorably in “Garden State,”…
Venice International Film Festival
Lars von Trier’s “Nymphomaniac Director’s Cut” is set to roll-out day and date on VOD and in theaters across various territories on Oct. 2. The Charlotte-Gainsbourg starrer will play simultaneously…
ROME – U.S.-based directorial duo Daniel Garcia and Rania Attieh ("OK, Enough, Goodbye") are among winners of the second edition of the Venice Film Festival's Biennale College initiative, which will…
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Italian director, screenwriter, and critic Carlo Lizzani, who was Oscar-nominated in 1950 as co-writer of neo-realist classic "Bitter Rice," went on to direct dozens of films, and in the late 1970s…
VENICE -Italo helmer Gianfranco Rosi’s fresh docu “Sacro GRA,” about people living on the fringe along the ring road around Rome, is the winner of the Venice Film Festival’s 70th edition which…
The Venice Film Festival's independently run Critics' Week has awarded its prize to "Zoran, My Nephew the Idiot" a sophisticated comedy by first-time Italo helmer Matteo Oleotto. Two-hander set in…
Jonathan Glazer's alien adventure deserves the Golden Lion. But why wasn't Alfonso Cuaron's space odyssey in competition?
VENICE – Venice Film Festival artistic director Alberto Barbera is peeved about Telluride stepping up the number of its world-preem "sneak previews" this year and he intends to put a freeze on it…
The Venice Film Festival doesn't have a huge role in awards season, but it's an important one.
"Philomena," "Tracks" and "Joe" looked like early standouts for buyers as a buoyant Venice festival, energized by a bullish reception for Warner Bros.' opener "Gravity," hits the midway mark.
Just ahead of its world premiere at Venice, Patrice Leconte's ambitious English-language debut, "A Promise," has already drawn a flurry of buyers. Paris-based outfit Wild Bunch, which reps the…