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Venice 2020


144 articles available in total starting from 16/01/2020. Last article published on 02/02/2021.

Review: Zanka Contact

Review: Zanka Contact

VENICE 2020: Ismaël El Iraki’s debut film is a raucous, Casablanca-set tajine western about two lost souls overcoming trauma through love, communication, and rock and roll  

08/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Orizzonti

Milo Rau • Director of The New Gospel

Interview: Milo Rau • Director of The New Gospel

"The first black Jesus film in the European film history"

VENICE 2020: With The New Gospel, Swiss director Milo Rau adapts the Bible to the present day, depicting immigrants reduced to slave labour, and the fight for their rights  

08/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Review: Never Gonna Snow Again

Review: Never Gonna Snow Again

VENICE 2020: Forget Thanos, as in this dark Polish fairy tale by Małgorzata Szumowska and Michał Englert, it’s the Ukrainian masseur who does the snap  

08/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Competition

Philippe Lacôte • Director of Night of the Kings

Interview: Philippe Lacôte • Director of Night of the Kings

"What interests me is how the power of words manages to make violence step back"

VENICE 2020: The French-Ivorian filmmaker Philippe Lacôte talks to us about his fascinating feature Night of the Kings, a multi-dimensional prison film revealed in the Orizzonti section  

08/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Orizzonti

Michele Mellara, Alessandro Rossi • Directors of 50 - Santarcangelo Festival

Interview: Michele Mellara, Alessandro Rossi • Directors of 50 - Santarcangelo Festival

"A festival reaching out into the future of the performing arts"

VENICE 2020: Documentarians Michele Mellara and Alessandro Rossi celebrate the 50th birthday of the Italian performing-arts festival with 50 - Santarcangelo Festival  

08/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Mauro Mancini • Director of Thou Shalt Not Hate

Interview: Mauro Mancini • Director of Thou Shalt Not Hate

“I wanted what the characters don’t say to one another to be more important than what they do say”

VENICE 2020: Cineuropa interviewed Mauro Mancini, the director of Thou Shalt Not Hate, the only Italian film in competition in International Critics’ Week  

07/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | International Film Critics’ Week

Lili Horvat • Director of Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time

Interview: Lili Horvat • Director of Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time

"This film is about the role of imagination when we fall in love"

VENICE 2020: Lili Horvát presented Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time, a psychological suspense flick that probes boundaries as a love affair takes shape  

07/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Review: The New Gospel

Review: The New Gospel

VENICE 2020: In his new hybrid film, Swiss artist Milo Rau revisits the story and meaning of the Passion of the Christ in a powerful, modern setting  

07/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Giovanni Aloi • Director of The Third War

Interview: Giovanni Aloi • Director of The Third War

“This is not a Paris movie where people kiss in front of the Eiffel Tower, it’s Paris in war uniform”

VENICE 2020: We asked Giovanni Aloi about his Orizzonti entry The Third War, a film depicting Paris as a city frequented by fully armed soldiers ready for the real thing  

07/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Orizzonti

Quentin Dupieux • Director of Mandibles

Interview: Quentin Dupieux • Director of Mandibles

“I make comedies seriously”

VENICE 2020: We talked to Quentin Dupieux, the director of Mandibles, about dim-witted protagonists and “creature features”. And Will Ferrell  

07/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Out of Competition

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