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Along with the list of films playing in-competition, the Venice Film Festival has announced which films are playing out-of-competition this year. The movies include Ben Affleck’s The Town, Casey Affleck’s Joaquin Phoenix documentary I’m Still Here, Martin Scorsese’s Elia Kazan documentary A Letter to Elia, John Turturro’s Passione, Julie Taymor’s The Tempest as the closing night film, and Robert Rodriguez’ Machete as the opening night film. It’s an eclectic bunch of flicks and they’re just a small sampling of the movies playing out-of-competition. Hit the jump to check out the full list.
The 67th Venice Film Festival will run from September 1 – 11th.
Casey Affleck – I’M Still Here
USA, 108′ (documentary)
Marco Bellocchio – Sorelle Mai
- Matt Goldberg
As I rightly predicted yesterday, Michele Placido's biopic on infamous Italian criminal Renato Vallanzasca will indeed be heading to the Lido. Announced at a press conference by 20th Century Fox Italy, Vallanzasca would receive an out of competition slot at the Venice Film Fest, which means Fortissimo Films could very well transfer the title for a Tiff premiere and further market sales. Formerly titled "Il Fiore del Male" and inspired by the book of the same name, scripted by Gerardo Amato, Michele Placido, Andrea Purgatori and Kim Rossi Stuart (this reunites Placido and Stuart) , the pic is now going by the name of the principle person that is involved. This is based on the life of Renato Vallanzasca (played by Rossi Stuart), known as handsome Renè a notorious criminal who terrorized Milan in the 1970s. He has spent 38 of his 58 years in jail. Here's an set pic below you »
2 items from 2010
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