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30 July 2015 à 16:36

Strong French presence at the upcoming Venice Film Festival

Directors Christian Vincent, Xavier Giannoli, Nicolas Saada, and Samuel Collardey will present their new films at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival, to be held from September 2 through 12, 2015.

French cinema is in the spotlight in this year's Venice International Film Festival lineup, with no less than 27 films with majority or minority French participation to be showcased at the event. Xavier Giannoli returns to the Official Competition three years after his previous film Superstar was screened at Venice, while Christian Vincent has been selected for the first time since his film The Discreet was presented at the Venice Critics' Week in 1990.

Official Selection

COMPETITION

Francofonia – Aleksandr Sokurov

Courted – Christian Vincent


Marguerite – Xavier Giannoli

Le dernier jour de Yitzhak Rabin – Amos Gitai

The Endless River – Oliver Hermanus (minority co-production)

Par amour – Giuseppe M. Gaudino (minority co-production)

The Wait - Piero Messina (minority co-production) 

OUT OF COMPETITION
Human – Yann Arthus-Bertrand
 
HONORARY GOLDEN LION
Life and Nothing But – Bertrand Tavernier
 
ORIZZONTI SECTION
Taj Mahal – Nicolas Saada
Land Legs – Samuel Collardey
Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me ? – Hadar Morag (minority co-production)

Interruption – Yorgos Zois (minority co-production)

ORIZZONTI SECTION (SHORT FILMS)
E.T.E.R.N.I.T. – Giovanni Aloi
Violence en réunion – Karim Boukercha

CLASSICI SECTION – DOCUMENTARIES
Jacques Tourneur le medium – Alain Mazars
The 100 eyes of Dr. Maddin – Yves Montmayeur
 
CLASSICI SECTION – RESTORED FILMS
Le Beau Serge – Claude Chabrol
Venise Trichrome – Léon Gaumont
Léon Morin, Priest – Jean-Pierre Melville
White Paws – Jean Grémillon

Venice Days

OFFICIAL SELECTION
As I Open My Eyes – Leyla Bouzid
Viva la sposa – Ascanio Celestini (minority co-production)

Lolo - Julie Delpy


SPECIAL SCREENINGS
Argentina – Carlos Saura (minority co-production)

MIU MIU WOMEN'S TALES
#10 Les 3 boutons – Agnès Varda

LUX PRIZE

Mustang – Deniz Gamze Ergüven

Critics' Week
Montanha, un adolescent à Lisbonne – Joao Salaviza (minority co-production)

Author : Festivals and Artist Relations

Latest update : 27 August 2015 à 16:36 CEST

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