Venice Film Festival 2019 selection list out with names like The Perfect Candidate, Ad Astra

Venice Film Festival 2019 selection list out with names like The Perfect Candidate, Ad Astra

Looking out for things to see and do in the month of August and September? Well, I have a suggestion for you! How about watching The Venice Film Festival 2019 that is bound to run from 29 August to 7th September. The 76th edition of the Film Festival has recently made an announcement, revealing selections of the year. So if you want to know what all got picked this time? Then this is the most appropriate place for you!

Venice Film Festival 2019 selection list is out!

Venice Film Festival 2019 announces the name of competitors!

Short films that made it to the list
Source: Festival de Cine de Huesca

This is not the week’s first major Film Festival selection unveiling. The Toronto International Film Festival won the race of announcing the selections by a close mark. As the official selections of both TIFF and Venice are out, we can now perceive a firm image of 2019-20 awards season.

The commencement event of the 2019 Venice Film Festival is world premiere of “The Truth”, the new film of Hirokazu Kore-eda. The Truth is a family drama featuring Ethan Hawke, Juliette Binoche and Catherine Deneuve. The drama is also the Kore-eda’s first directorial efforts after winning Palme d’Or for Shoplifters in 2018.

Venice Film Festival 2019 is supposed to ‘call it a day’ with “The Burnt Orange Heresy” which is Giuseppe Capotondi’s latest starring. The film also features Elizabeth Debicki, Mick Jagger and Claes Bang.

This year’s competition jury President has already been announced by Venice! Lucrecia Martel, the director of Argentinian and filmmaker of Zama and La Cienaga is the seventh women to hold the position.

Now enough with the judges and fixed parts of Venice Film Festival 2019. The main thing that you are waiting for is to known who all are in the competition. So allow me to tell you!

The Films that are up for competition are..

[1]  “The Perfect Candidate,” Haifaa Al-Mansour
[2]“Wasp Network,” Olivier Assayas
[3] “About Endlessness,” Roy Andersson

[4]“Marriage Story,” Noah Baumbach
[5]“Guest of Honor, Atom Egoyan
[6]“Gloria Mundi,” Robert Guediguian
[7]” A Herdade,” Tiago Guedes
[8]“Ad Astra,” James Gray

[9] “An Officer and a Spy,” Roman Polanski
[10]“Joker,” Todd Phillips
[11]“The Mayor of the Rione Sanità,” Mario Martone
[12]“The Painted Bird,” Vaclav Marhoul

[13]“The Laundromat,” Steven Soderbergh

These are some of the nominations.

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