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Venice 2010


67 articles available in total starting from 06/05/2010. Last article published on 13/09/2010.

Mythberg Films enjoys Mostra success with Essential Killing

József Berger’s Budapest-based company Mythberg Films enjoyed success at the 67th Venice Film Festival with its co-production Essential Killing by Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski. The film...  

13/09/2010 | Venice 2010 | Awards/Hungary

Alex de la Iglesia: “Don’t call me master"

Alex de la Iglesia: “Don’t call me master"

Alex de la Iglesia bursts into the press conference and embraces jury president Quentin Tarantino, who awarded his film A Sad Trumpet Ballad two gongs, the Osella for Best Screenplay and the...  

11/09/2010 | Venice 2010 | Awards

Golden Lion for Coppola's Somewhere, De la Iglesia gets Silver Lion

Golden Lion for Coppola's Somewhere, De la Iglesia gets Silver Lion

Quentin Tarantino, president of the international jury, awarded the Golden Lion to his friend Sofia Coppola for her film Somewhere. It has been a lucky year for women in cinema, after Kathryn...  

11/09/2010 | Venice 2010 | Awards

Waddington captures show biz 400 years ago in Lope

A “genius of naturalness” to his "rival" Cervantes; a symbol (with fellow Spaniards Tirso de Molina and Calderón de la Barca) of Baroque theatre; admired posthumously – by Goethe first of all –...  

11/09/2010 | Venice 2010 | Out of competition/Spain

Tykwer’s magic number Three

Tykwer’s magic number Three

Shown in competition at the Mostra, Three is Tom Tykwer’s take on the “ménage à trois”, a favourite theme in literature and film. The director of Run Lola Run (in competition at Venice in 1998)...  

10/09/2010 | Venice 2010 | Competition | Germany

Caccia looks at life/death dichotomy in his first feature-length doc

Prolific documentary filmmaker Andrea Caccia’s first feature-length Life in the Time of Death, is an interesting, three-act and five-years-in-the-making meditation on life through its very...  

10/09/2010 | Venice 2010 | Venice Days/Italy

Richard J. Lewis  presents Barney’s Version

Richard J. Lewis presents Barney’s Version

Paul Giamatti (Sideways, Cinderella Man) and Dustin Hoffman are a perfect pair, together with director Richard J. Lewis, to rise to the challenge of bringing Mordecai Richler’s literary...  

10/09/2010 | Venice 2010 | Competition | Canada - Italy

The Clink of Ice wins Venice Europa Cinemas Label

The Clink of Ice wins Venice Europa Cinemas Label

Bertrand Blier's The Clink of Ice has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film in the Venice Days, it was announced today by a jury of four exhibitors - the seventh year the...  

10/09/2010 | Venice 2010 | Awards

20 Cigarettes takes a subjective look at Nasiriyah bombing

20 Cigarettes takes a subjective look at Nasiriyah bombing

After the controversy, which has been plentiful, as expected (the director claims someone close to the Defence Ministry put pressure on family members of the Nasiriyah bombing victims to get the...  

10/09/2010 | Venice 2010 | Controcampo Italiano

Sex obsession in Attenberg

Sex obsession in Attenberg

Young Marina (Ariane Labed) doesn’t really like the human species: she prefers the chimpanzees in TV documentaries by Sir Richard Attenborough, misspelled as Attenberg in the title of Athina...  

10/09/2010 | Venice 2010 | Competition/Greece