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VENICE 2008 Venice Days

Sorrentino and Garrone present never-before-seen images of latest films

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Sorrentino and Garrone present never-before-seen images of latest films

Matteo Garrone and Paolo Sorrentino will also be at the fifth edition of Venice Days, starting August 28 at the Venice Film Festival.

On September 3, at the Lido’s Hotel Excelsior, the directors of Gomorrah [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Domenico Procacci
interview: Jean Labadie
interview: Matteo Garrone
film profile
]
and Il Divo [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Nicola Giuliano
interview: Paolo Sorrentino
interview: Philippe Desandre
film profile
]
will receive the SIAE Creativity Award. For the occasion, the filmmakers (award-winners at the latest Cannes Film Festival) will present never-before-seen material from their films at the Filmmakers Villa, the Venice Days headquarters. The section’s delegate general Fabio Ferzetti announced the event to Cineuropa.

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Sorrentino, who at made his feature debut at Venice with One Man Up [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, will show a sequence of Il divo, with a musical accompaniment that was later discarded, thus offering a reflection on the attention he has always placed on the use of soundtracks and sound design in general.

Garrone, who will also be at Venice this year as a producer (of Pranzo di Ferragosto [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, by his AD and screenwriter Gianni Di Gregorio, selected in Critics’ Week), will instead present the backstage of Gomorrah, with images that for the most part have never been seen.

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(Translated from Italian)

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