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Barbera confirmed as artistic director of the Venice Film Fest

Alberto Barbera has been confirmed as Artistic Director of the Venice Film Festival for another 4-year mandate. 

The Golden Lion goes to "Nomadland", Favino gets Best Actor

The Golden Lion of the 77th edition of the Venice Film Festival goes to Chloe Zhao's Nomadland starring Frances McDormand. Grand Jury Prize goes to New Order by Michel Franco, Best Director is Kurosawa Kiyoshi for Wife of a Spy

Castellitto: “The predators is an anti-bourgeoisie film more than an anti-fascism one”

A clock, a bomb, a prince, The predators– directing debut film by Pietro Castellitto, who also acts in it – comes full circle revolving around these three topics

Emma Dante: present and resistant sisterhood

Emma Dante returns to Venice Film Festival In Competition, after seven years from A street in Palermothat won Elena Cotta a well-deserved Volpi Cup, with The Macaluso sisters

Rosi: “Notturno is a state of mind, from darkness to light”

The Ottoman Empire. The First World War. Then night arrives. But light as well, because the aim of Gianfranco Rosiwith Notturno is to narrate and show human beings’ vital essence

Gavino Ledda in Mereu’s drama of identity

Assandira, Out of Competition at the Festival, is the fifth feature film by Salvatore Mereu, loosely based on a novel by Giulio Angioni

D’Anolfi and Parenti on war and memories: “Luce, par excellence archive”

Memory, darkness, war in Massimo D’Anolfi and Martina Parenti’s film in Competition in the Horizons section at the Festival.

Susanna Nicchiarelli: Eleanor Marx, a genius torn between emotions and rationality

Miss Marx by Susanna Nicchiarelli, second Italian film In Competition in theaters on September 17th distributed by 01, is the energetic and contemporary portray of Karl Marx youngest daughter Eleanor (1885-1898). 

Favino: children are the silent victims of the “Years of Lead”

Padrenostro, the third film by Claudio Noce In Competition at Venice, uses director’s personal events as a reference

Daniele Luchetti: “The Italian obsession with family”

An extremely symbolic Out of Competition opening, happening at the same time in one hundred theaters all over the country, for Lacci, the new Daniele Luchetti’s film

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