email print share on Facebook share on Twitter share on reddit pin on Pinterest

VENECIA 2019

¿Qué directores franceses podrán luchar por el León de Oro?

por 

- Robert Guédiguian apunta a la competición de la 76a Mostra de Venecia, mientras que el suspense rodea a Olivier Assayas, Philippe Garrel, Costa Gavras y Roman Polanski

¿Qué directores franceses podrán luchar por el León de Oro?
El director Robert Guédiguian

Este artículo está disponible en inglés.

With less than one month to go until the official selection of the 76th Venice Film Festival (running 28 August-7 September) is revealed, there are whispers circulating in Paris (where pre-selectors working for the main upcoming film festivals got together around ten days ago to watch an armful of films) as regards the identity of the French candidates most likely to bag a spot in the Lido-based competition. According to different sources, Robert Guédiguian’s Gloria Mundi [+lee también:
crítica
tráiler
entrevista: Robert Guédiguian
ficha del filme
]
 will almost certainly enter into the battle for the Golden Lion, a trophy which the director already came close to carrying off in 2017 with The House by the Sea [+lee también:
crítica
tráiler
entrevista: Robert Guédiguian
ficha del filme
]
.

(El artículo continúa más abajo - Inf. publicitaria)

Rumoured to be on stand-by and awaiting a definitive response is the English-language feature film Wasp Network [+lee también:
crítica
tráiler
entrevista: Olivier Assayas
ficha del filme
]
by Olivier Assayas, who would potentially be making his third trip to compete in Venice should reports prove true (Something in the Air [+lee también:
crítica
tráiler
entrevista: Olivier Assayas
ficha del filme
]
in 2012 and Non Fiction [+lee también:
crítica
tráiler
entrevista: Olivier Assayas
ficha del filme
]
in 2018), Le Sel des larmes by Philippe Garrel (article – sold by Wild Bunch), who would be returning to the competition for the 7th time (after 1991, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2011 and 2013), and Adults in the Room [+lee también:
crítica
tráiler
entrevista: Costa-Gavras
ficha del filme
]
by the French-Greek filmmaker Costa-Gavras, which would mark a huge comeback for the director, given that his last appearances in the Venice competition date back to 1979 and 1983.

The fate of An Officer and a Spy [+lee también:
crítica
tráiler
ficha del filme
]
, meanwhile, by Roman Polanski, is yet to be decided, depending on whether Gaumont decides to keep its original November release date in France or push it back to spring 2020.

Amongst the other titles most often mentioned by forecasters, it would seem that Proxima [+lee también:
crítica
tráiler
entrevista: Alice Winocour
ficha del filme
]
by Alice Winocour might be heading in a different direction to Venice. The French production The Truth, on the other hand, by Japan’s Hirokazu Kore-Eda (news – sold by Wild Bunch), has every chance of being unveiled on the Lido.

And finally, Venice may also be hosting - within a few showcase sections other than the main competition - the premières of A Bigger World [+lee también:
crítica
tráiler
entrevista: Fabienne Berthaud
ficha del filme
]
by Fabienne Berthaud, My Days of Glory [+lee también:
crítica
tráiler
entrevista: Antoine de Bary
ficha del filme
]
by Antoine de Bary, as well as Cuties by Maïmouna Doucouré (article – likewise sold by Bac Films). Without forgetting, in the co-production line-up, Arab Blues [+lee también:
crítica
tráiler
entrevista: Manele Labidi
ficha del filme
]
by Manele Labidi and Polish director Jan Komasa’s Corpus Christi [+lee también:
crítica
tráiler
entrevista: Jan Komasa
ficha del filme
]
. As for Notre Dame [+lee también:
crítica
tráiler
ficha del filme
]
by Valérie Donzelli, the film is said to be headed for the 72nd Locarno Film Festival (running 7 to 17 August) rather than Venice, but who knows…

The first clarifications will come on 17 July with the press conference for Locarno, and the final verdict will be made public on 25 July at the conference for Venice.

(Traducción del francés)

¿Te ha gustado este artículo? Suscríbete a nuestra newsletter y recibe más artículos como este directamente en tu email.