Dean is a maverick American film director surprised that his most recent film has been chosen as the Official U.S. Entry at the Venice Film Festival. A beautiful French journalist arrives at the festival with the apparent intention of interviewing the unique and eccentric filmmaker. In the midst of all the festival madness, she is forced to confront the wide divergence between things as they really are and things as they seem to be - both on screen and off. And so, finally, are we. Shot half in Venice, Italy and half in Venice, California, "Venice/Venice" looks at the profound effect movies have had - and continue to have - on our lives, our loves and on our dreams of romance.
Did You Know?
Henry Jaglom's character is shown here being friendly with director John Landis. Landis directed the first National Lampoon movie, 1978's National Lampoon's Animal House. Jaglom himself directed (half of) the second National Lampoon movie, 1982's Movie Madness. See more
Heisenberg said that one particle can be in two places at one time.
So you and I can be in two places at one time? Venice and Venice? Past and future. Movies and real life. It's all possible.