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Notes from the Venice Film Festival…

Vita gazette – The 79th edition of the Venice Film Festival, which presents dozens of unreleased films, which are highly anticipated by the cultural and artistic world, at their world premieres is taking place. Notes from the 79th Venice Film Festival, which started on 31 August and will last until 10 September…

Venice Film Festival Director Alberto Barbera, ‘Venezia 79’ International Jury President Julianne Moore. Jury members also include Mariano Cohn, Leonardo Di Costanzo, Audrey Diwan, Leila Hatami, Kazuo Ishiguro, and Rodrigo Sorogoyen.


French actress Catherine Deneuve received the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 79th Venice International Film Festival.

And the race for the prestigious Golden Lion award has begun. The opening film of the festival was Netflix’s “White Noise”, directed by US director Noah Baumbach. The premiere of the film took place with the participation of famous names.


Former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was among those posing on the red carpet for the premiere of the director’s movie “White Noise.” She gave up her usual trouser look and instead wore a baby blue caftan and shiny flats.

Netflix is ​​also leading the documentary “In Her Hands” by Clinton and her daughter Chelsea. The project will be the first of the Clintons’ new production company, HiddenLight Productions.

Beautiful, elegant and charming, Rocio Munoz Morales appeared on the red carpet in a black and white Armani dress. Preferring wet-looking hair and skin-toned makeup, the Spanish actress displayed a sophisticated beauty.

On the second day of the festival, the premiere of his movie ‘Tár’ took place. Nina Hoss, Noemie Merlant, director Todd Field, Sophie Kauer and Cate Blanchett appeared on the red carpet.

At the premiere of Tar, the main character Cate Blanchett stepped out on the red carpet like a bouquet of flowers, while Georgina Rodriguez opted for a sexy yet stylish outfit.

Actress Noemi Merlant, Louis Vuitton design

on the red carpet.                                                              Greta Ferro with Armani Privé

                                            Julianne Moore: Queen of the festival

Program of the 79th Venice Film Festival

Wednesday 31st August

The opening of the official selection is under the banner of White Noise with Adam Driver and Greta Gerwig. The Horizons section instead opens with Princess, the story of a young Nigerian illegal immigrant.

Thursday 1st September

There are two events to keep an eye on in the competition. First of all, the divine Cate Blanchett, who plays the first German conductor in Tar, in one of the most anticipated performances. And then Bardo, by the Argentine Alejandro G. Inarritu, about the crisis of a Mexican documentary maker. Orizzonti, on the other hand, offers the biopic Vera, about the actress Vera Gemma.

Friday 2 September

Abel Ferrara presents his Padre Pio with Shia LaBeouf in the Giornate degli Autori, while the Competition unveils one of the most anticipated titles, Bones and Al by Luca Guadagnino, with his pupil Timothée Chalamet struggling with a story of teen cannibalism.

Saturday 3rd September

The documentary All the Beauty and the Bloodshed by Laura Poitras about the photographer Nan Goldin, LGBT + champion, presents itself as one of the most impactful stories of the Competition, together with Argentina, 1985 with Ricardo Darin, on the military trial of the dictatorship of the time. The latest transformation of the ethereal Isabelle Huppuret in La syndicaliste is also intriguing, the horror turn of Mia Goth in Pearl.

In the evening, the most anticipated event of the Venice Film Festival, The Ball of Light by Vanity Fair with Giorgio Armani at Ca ‘Vendramin Calergi’ in Venice.

Sunday 4th September

Elodie makes her debut at the cinema with Pippo Messapesa’s I eat your heart next to Giovanni Anzaldo, while two of the five Italian films are scheduled in competition today, Penelope Cruz (Coppa Volpi 2021) is at the service of The Immensity by Emanuele Crialese and Patricia Clarkson for Monica by Andrea Pallaoro. The visionary Darren Aronofsky, on the other hand, hires Brendar Fraser for The Whale. \

Monday 5th September

Although out of competition, perhaps the festival event remains: Olivia Wild’s Don’t Worry Darling, a futuristic project in which her boyfriend Harry Styles directs. Before the screening, costume designer Arianne Phillips is awarded the Campari Passion for Film award.

In Competition, however, Colin Farrell stages the Irish drama about a broken friendship, The spirits of the island. Carolina Cavalli makes her debut behind the camera with the female story of Amanda (Orizzonti Extra), which also boasts Benedetta Porcaroli in the cast.

Tuesday 6 September

Tilda Swinton presents The Eternal Daughter in Competition, while Penelope Cruz does an encore with En los margenes, directed by Juan Diego Botto (Horizons), which audiences recently saw in front of the camera as Margot Robbie’s nemesis in the sequel to The Suicide Squad.

Gianni Amelio tells the tragic true story of the poet Aldo Braibanti condemned for plagiarism: in The Lord of the Ants with Elio Germano and Luigi Lo Cascio (in the room on September 8) we talk about mental health, homosexuality and prejudice.

Wednesday 7 September

Director Evgeny Afineevsky tells one of the most poignant documentaries on the ongoing war in Ukraine, Freedom on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight For Freedom. And, also Out of Competition, Casey Affleck stages a cross-section of the music of the Seventies in Dreamin ‘Wild.

Meanwhile, Anthony Hopkins and Hugh Jackman stage the family drama The Son (in Competition).

Thursday 8th September

It is the day dedicated to Marilyn Monroe with the biopic Netflix Blonde (in competition) with Ana De Armas. At the same time Paolo Virzì stages the drama Drought (Out of Competition).

Lighter notes, on the other hand, at lunch at the Sina Centurion Palace in Venice for the award dedicated to the next generation, the young influencers who tell the show (including the Iena Nicolò De Devitiis).

Friday 9 September

Sally Porter’s short film Look At Me tells the story of an unprecedented couple made up of Javier Bardem and Chris Rock. Susanna Nicchiarelli is the only female director in competition with Chiara, another story of holiness with the face of Margherita Mazzucco (The brilliant friend).

Saturday 10th September

The day of the awards ends with the Golden Lion but also includes the awards of the other sections, such as the International Critics’ Week. Alessandro Borghi meanwhile presents The Hanging Sun by Francesco Carrozzini (Out of Competition).

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