In addition to Lovers and Laila in Haifa, six films produced or coproduced by France will be showcased at the festival. They include the new film by Quentin Dupieux, Mandibles, presented out of competition, and Princesse Europe by Camille Lotteau, to be shown in a special screening. The competitive Orizzonti section features four majority-French films (by Philippe Lacôte, Kaouther Ben Hania, Giovanni Aloi, and Tarzan Nasser), and as many minority-French coproductions.
Three French short films are also among titles selected at this year's festival, including the latest film by Bertrand Mandico, The Return of Tragedy, not to mention six French VR works in and out of competition in the 4th edition of Venice VR.
In the Giornate degli Autori section, director Kamir Aïnouz will present her debut feature Honey Cigar.
France is also strongly represented in the juries this year, with Ludivine Sagnier a member of the Official Competition led by Cate Blanchett and Claire Denis president of the Orizzonti jury.
Due to the current Covid pandemic, this year's festival will present a reduced slate of films that will be screened to the public in accordance with strict social distancing protocols.
They will be in Venice :
- Nicole Garcia, Pierre Niney, Stacy Martin & Benoît Magimel for Lovers
- Kamir Aïnouz, Amira Casar, Zoé Adjani & Lyes Salem for Honey Cigar
- Tarzan Nasser, Arab Nasser, Hiam Abbass & Salim Daw for Gaza mon amour
- Philippe Lacôte, Steve Tientcheu & Denis Lavant for Night of the Kings
- Giovanni Aloi, Anthony Bajon & Karim Leklou for The Third War
- Quentin Dupieux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, David Marsais & Grégoire Ludig pour Mandibles
- Camille Lotteau for Princesse Europe
All the French Films at the 77th Venice Film Festival
Official Selection - In Competition
Official Selection - Out of Competition
Orizzonti Section - Short Films
Giornate degli Autori
Latest update : 01 September 2020 à 16:57 CEST