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Promising works at the 2019 Venice Film Festival

Promising works at the 2019 Venice Film Festival 2
Promising works at the 2019 Venice Film Festival 2

The 76th Venice Film Festival (Italy) takes place from August 28 (local time, the morning of August 29 Hanoi time) to September 7.

Ad Astra

Brad Pitt goes to space to find his father in Ad Astra


Brad Pitt plays Roy McBride – an astronaut traveling to the edge of the solar system.

The science fiction film has a budget of up to $85 million, directed and co-written by James Gray, and filmed by Hoyte Van Hoytema.


Promising works at the 2019 Venice Film Festival

Joker movie trailer


Joker attracted attention as a rare film from a superhero comic to attend one of the three largest film festivals in the world.

According to Yahoo, Alberto Barbera – president of the Venice Film Festival – highly appreciated Joker: `It is darker than The Dark Knight and Joaquin Phoenix (the male lead) reached the peak of his acting.`

The Laundromat

Promising works at the 2019 Venice Film Festival

Meryl Streep (left) in the movie.

Stars Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman and Antonio Banderas make The Laundromat anticipated by experts.

The film was inspired by the 2016 Panama Papers financial scandal, which caused a stir because it involved many influential global figures.

Marriage Story

Promising works at the 2019 Venice Film Festival

Scarlett Johansson.


The project is one of Netflix’s `trump cards` in the upcoming awards season.

Indiewire rates Marriage Story as possibly one of Noah Baumbach’s best films.

The Truth

Promising works at the 2019 Venice Film Festival

Juliette Binoche (left), Catherine Deneuve (second from right), Ethan Hawke (right) in the movie.

The project is directed and written by Hirokazu Koreeda.

The work revolves around the reunion of Fabienne – a movie star – with her daughter Lumir.


Promising works at the 2019 Venice Film Festival

Kristen Stewart as Seberg.

Biographical film about the life of Jean Seberg – a typical actress in the New Wave in France in the 1960s. Her life went through many upheavals with three husbands, suspicion of being ostracized, and being investigated by the FBI due to

The King

Timothée Chalamet in the title role.

The King is adapted from many plays by Shakespeare, revolving around King Henry V, the national hero of England in the 15th century. The story begins when he was young, ascending the throne after his father’s death.

Timothée Chalamet (famous for Call Me by Your Name) stars, alongside famous actors like Robert Pattinson, Joel Edgerton and Ben Mendelsohn.

Wasp Network

Penélope Cruz (right) in the movie.

The project marks the return of Olivier Assayas as director and screenwriter.

In 2016, Assayas won the `Best Director` award at the Cannes Film Festival with Personal Shopper.

About Endlessness

The scene of the couple flying in the movie.

The work is curious because of the contrast between the name (About Endlessness, meaning `About Endlessness`) and the duration of only 78 minutes (among the shortest among movies).

Roy Andersson is a veteran Swedish director, originally from the advertising industry, known for his personal cinematic style and having made only six films in the past six decades.


Eliza Scanlen in the title role.

Indiewire rates Babyteeth as an `unknown` on the Golden Lion race at the Venice Film Festival.

Of the 21 Golden Lion paintings, Babyteeth is one of two films with a female director.

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