The Venice Movie Competition closes this Saturday, with the supply of its Golden Lion, a high-level and really shut version, with extra Hollywood stars than ever and during which Latin American cinema has particularly shone.
Paolo Sorrentino, Jane Campion, Pedro Almodóvar and the French Audrey Diwan lead the listing of essential favorites, however the Venezuelan Lorenzo Vigas and the mexican Michel Franco they’re additionally up within the stakes.
Penelope Cruz you could have many choices for Volpi Cup for greatest actress, since she has satisfied a lot in her dramatic function of Parallel moms as within the Argentine comedy Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat Official competitors.
Paolo Sorrentino and his favourite actor, Toni Servillo, on their approach by the Venice Movie Competition, with “It was the hand of God”. Photograph EFE
He should see them, sure, with Kirsten Stewart, who has unleashed opposing passions together with her function as Woman Di in Spencer, by Pablo Larraín and with the French Anamaria Vartolomei, protagonist of the surprising and visceral The occasion (“L’événement”) by Audrey Diwan.
Fewer clues are in the perfect actor award, though Benedict Cumberbatch stood out in The facility of the canine (“The Power of the Dog”), by Jane Campion, and the Italian Elio Germano for Latin America of the D’Innocenzo brothers.
American Kristen Stewart, who performs Woman Di in “Spencer,” can win the Volpi Cup for greatest actress. Photograph EFE
Will probably be the jury headed by the Korean Bong joon-ho (Parasites) who will unveil the winners tomorrow at a closing gala on the Lido Cinema Palace that’s scheduled to start out at seven within the afternoon, Italian time.
No matter occurs, there is no such thing as a doubt that Venice, which has skilled many ups and downs all through its 78 editions, has been going by a candy interval in recent times, because of the truth that Cannes, which doesn’t help platform films, left that subject free.
New Zealander Jane Campion, with British Benedict Cumberbatch and American Kirsten Dunst: “The Power of the Dog” is a favourite. ANSA picture
Administrators who usually go to Cannes, comparable to Paolo Sorrentino or Jane Campion, have introduced their works in Venice as a result of they go hand in hand with Netflix, as has Maggie Gyllenhaal in her debut behind the digicam The Misplaced Daughter.
Within the final 4 editions, as well as, the movies that triumphed on the Mostra have additionally achieved so on the Oscars, as has been the case with Nomadland (2020), Joker (2019), Rome (2018) and The form of water (“The Shape of Water”, 2017), the final 4 Golden Lions.
Venice can also be not shy about receiving movies with a transparent business vocation wrapped in an writer’s stamp, as has been the case with Dune this yr, which ensures that the photographs of the crimson carpet will go all over the world.
The president of the Jury, the Korean Bong Joon-ho (“Parasites”). AP Photograph
Solely with the formidable movie of Denis Villeneuve, screened out of competitors, got here to Venice Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem, Oscar Isaac and Jason Momoa.
Isaac additionally introduced, together with Jessica chastain, its adaptation for HBO from the collection Secrets and techniques of a wedding (Scenes from a Marriage) and collectively they left one of the celebrated moments of the crimson carpet.
Antonio Banderas, Olivia Colman, Kirsten Dunst, Kate Hudson, Anna Mougalis, Charlotte Gainsbourg or Tim roth are different celebrities who’ve paraded by the Lido Cinema Palace they usually had been joined on the final day Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, the latter accompanied by the actress and singer Jennifer Lopez.