69th Venice Film Festival (2012)

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1.
Pieta (2012)
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A loan shark is forced to reconsider his violent lifestyle after the arrival of a mysterious woman claiming to be his long-lost mother. (104 mins.)
Director: Ki-duk Kim
 
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The Master (2012)
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A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader. (144 mins.)
 
3.
Paradise: Faith (2012)
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Anna Maria, a single woman in her 50s, devotes her summer vacation to doing missionary work, so that Austria may be brought back to the path of virtue... (115 mins.)
Director: Ulrich Seidl
 
4.
Something in the Air (2012)
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In the months after the heady weeks of May '68, a group of young Europeans search for a way to continue the revolution believed to be just beginning. (122 mins.)
Director: Olivier Assayas
 
5.
Fill the Void (2012)
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A young Hasidic Jewish woman is pressured into an arranged levirate marriage to an older widower. (90 mins.)
Director: Rama Burshtein
 
6.
Dormant Beauty (2012)
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A mosaic of several intertwined stories questioning the meaning of life, love and hope, set during the last six days in the life of Eluana Englaro, a young woman who spent 17 years in a vegetative state. (115 mins.)
 
7.
It Was the Son (2012)
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Palermo in the 1970s. The Ciraulos are modest scrap dealers whose uneventful lives are turned upside... (93 mins.)
Director: Daniele Ciprì
 
8.
Küf (2012)
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(94 mins.)
Director: Ali Aydin
 
9.
Three Sisters (2012 Documentary)
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Three sisters live alone in a small village family house in the high mountains of the Yunan region. Their parents are nowhere to be seen... (153 mins.)
Director: Bing Wang
 
10.
The Interval (2012)
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(90 mins.)
 
11.
To the Wonder (2012)
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After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church's Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters a woman from his childhood. (112 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
12.
Wadjda (2012)
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An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest. (98 mins.)
 
13.
A Month in Thailand (2012)
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(84 mins.)
Director: Paul Negoescu
 
14.
Balancing Act (2012)
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A married man with children has to move out after his wife can't cope with his cheating with another woman once... (107 mins.)
Director: Ivano De Matteo
 
15.
The Human Cargo (2012 Documentary)
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On August 8, 1991 about 20,000 Albanians arrive in Bari, Italy looking for a better life. This is their story. (90 mins.)
Director: Daniele Vicari
 
16.
Eat Sleep Die (2012)
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A young Eastern European immigrant, working in Sweden, is faced with a painful choice when she's laid off from her factory in the name of efficiencies. (104 mins.)
 
17.
Pretty Butterflies (2012)
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A day in Cagliari narrated by the young Caterina. (100 mins.)
Director: Salvatore Mereu
 
18.
The Weight (2012)
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The Weight, portrays the life of Jung(Cho Jae-Huyn) who grew up as an orphan and was adopted into a family of only a mother and a son... (107 mins.)
Director: Kyu-hwan Jeon
 
19.
Crawl (2012)
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(95 mins.)
 
20.
La cinquième saison (2012)
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In a scenic Belgian village, nature is turning its back on man. How will the locals cope with this new reality? (93 mins.)
 
21.
The Ideal City (2012)
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A man takes his ecological lifestyle to the extreme. (105 mins.)
Director: Luigi Lo Cascio
 
22.
The Company You Keep (2012)
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A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity. (125 mins.)
Director: Robert Redford
 
23.
Queen of Montreuil (2012)
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It's early summer and Agathe is back in France, at home in Montreuil. She has to get over her husband's... (87 mins.)
 
24.
Bad 25 (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on Michael Jackson and the legacy of his record Bad. (131 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
25.
Spring Breakers (2012)
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Four college girls hold up a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation. While partying, drinking, and taking drugs, they are arrested, only to be bailed out by a drug and arms dealer. (94 mins.)
Director: Harmony Korine
 
26.
Low Tide (2012)
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A 12 year old boy and his single mother live parallel lives. The boy spends his days alone while his mother works and goes out with her friends... (92 mins.)