This year there will be an invasion of Argentina in Venice. Argentina, 1985by Santiago Mitre, along with Ricardo Darin and Peter Lanzani, will compete for the Golden Lion, griselda siciliani Stars Bard, a handful of truths false historyof Alexander the Great, Lucrezia Martel will present their latest work out of competition, short maidand Mariano Kohn, who competed last year with precision official competitionare members of the jury.
Argentina, 1985 It is inspired by the true story of prosecutors Julio Strassera and Luis Moreno Ocampo, who in 1985 prosecuted members of the junta of the military dictatorship that was in power from 1976 to 1983.
Peter Lanzani as Luis Moreno Ocampo with Ricardo Darin in a scene from the film by Santiago Mater. Sony Photo/Prime Video
The film is a co-production of La Union de los Ríos, Kenya Films, Infinity Hill and Amazon Studios, as producers are the aforementioned Ricardo Darin and Santiago Miter, as well as Victoria Alonso (executive president of physical production at Marvel Studios). , Chino Darin, Axel Kuschevsky, Federico Posternak and Augustina Lambi Campbell.
Bard, a handful of truths false historyby four-time Oscar winner González Iárritu, tells the story of a Mexican journalist and documentary filmmaker who returns to his home country and works through an existential crisis while dealing with his identity and family ties.
Director Alejandro González Iárritu marks a scene for Daniel Jiménez Cacho on the set of “Bardo”, co-starring Griselda Siciliani.
Lucrecia Martel, who was the jury chair in Venice in 2019 when she won the Golden Lion clown, along with Joaquin Phoenix, will premiere his latest work out of competition, the short Chambermaid. The director of Salta, after his last feature film, returns to Mostra with a work, remain (2017).
and Barbara, Announcement pee waitressOr before the press, he assured that it was “extraordinary from the point of view of aesthetics and fiction”. The film stars Jorgelina Contreras, Daniele Valenzuela, Anavelli Acero and Ariel Gigena as its cast.
For his part, Mariano Kohn will be part of the official jury that will determine Mostra’s winners. Julianne Moore will preside over the jury, which also includes French director Audrey Dewan, winner of the Venice Golden Lion last year for her abortion drama. Is happening, Iranian actress Leila Hatami (with whom a separation, by Asghar Farhadi); British author and screenwriter Kazuo Ishiguro (never let me go, Italian director Leonardo Di Costanzo; and Spanish director and producer Rodrigo Sorogoyan.
Mariano Cohn was in Venice last year with “The Official Competition,” which he co-directed with Gaston Duprat. photo martin bonetto
Cohn co-directed with Gaston Duprato official competitionwho was in Mostra last year, and this year AnythingThe series which will air on Star+ with Luis Brandoni and Robert De Niro.
And Juan Diego Boto, born in Argentina and living in Spain, will make his directorial debut in a film starring Penélope Cruz and Luis Tosar. Film in the margins Will compete in the Horizon section, the jury of which will be chaired by the Spanish Isabel Coixet.
the stars of the show
Artistic director Alberto Barbera submitted films to competition for this 79th edition of Golden Lion, and American titles and several Netflix productions are a significant presence.
Netflix premieres September 23 with “Blonde,” a biographical film based on Marilyn Monroe with Ana de Armas. Before that he will compete in Venice.
Olivia Wilde, Penelope Cruz, Ana de Armas, Cate Blanchett, Timothée Chalamet, Hugh Jackman, Laura Dern, Christophe Waltz, Sigourney Weaver and Mia Goth are just a few of the names who will arrive at Lido, the island opposite Venice. and will walk the red carpet of the Palazzo del Cinema from August 31 to September 10.
netflix, a complete
Dominic’s long-awaited Marilyn Monroe drama, WhiteStarring Ana de Armas as Hollywood icon, it is one of four Netflix original films in the 23-title competition segment.
Noah Baumbach, who premiered “Marriage Story” a few years ago, will now open Mostra with “White Noise” alongside Adam Driver. ap photo
It’s clear that Netflix is looking for prestige and subsequent Oscar nominations, following the world premiere of The Power of the Dog in Mostra last year. Festival will open this year white noiseE, by Noah Baumbach, with Greta Gerwig, Adam Driver and Jodie Turner-Smith, based on the novel of the same title by Don DeLillo. This is the first time that a Netflix production opens Mostra.
foreshadowed Bard, a handful of truths false historyBy Inaritu, there is another one from Netflix, similar to Modern Tragedy by Romain Gavrasi. athena, As if that weren’t enough, Netflix will also present the television series “Neon-Noir” Copenhagen Cowboyby Nicolas Winding Refn, which will be shown out of competition.
Darren Aronofsky, a Venice regular whose the black Swan Lido was inaugurated in 2010, returning with whale, an adaptation of Samuel D. Hunter’s play about a morbidly obese prisoner played by Brendan Fraser. Sadie Sink and Samantha Morton also perform.