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66th Venice Film Festival reveals full line-up

Posted by GoreMaster Special Effects on July 30, 2009

66th Venice Film Festival

66th Venice Film Festival has announced its full programme this morning (July 30).


Opening film:Baaria – Giuseppe Tornatore – Italy

Soul Kitchen – Fatih Akin – Germany

La Doppia Ora – Giuseppe Capotondi – Italy

Yi ngoi (Accident) – Cheang Pou- Soi – China/Hong Kong

Persecution – Patrice Chereau – France

Lo Spazio Bianco (White Space) – Francesca Comencini – Italy

White Material – Claire Denis – France

Mr. Nobody – Jaco van Dormael – France

A Single Man – Tom Ford – USA

Lourdes-Jessica Hausner – Austria

Bad Lieutenant: Port Of New Orleans – USA – Werner Herzog

The Road – John Hillcoat – USA

Ahasin Wetei (Between Two Worlds) – Vimukhti Jayasundara – Sri Lanka

El Mosafer (The Traveller) Ahmed Maher – Eqypt

Levanon (Lebanon) – Samuel Maoz – Israel

Capitalism: A Love Story – Michael Moore – USA

Zanan-e-bedun-e mardan (Women Without Men) – Shirin Neshat – Germany

Il Grande Sogno (The Big Dream) – Michele Placido – Italy

36 Vues Du Pic Saint Loup – Jacques Rivette – France

Life During Wartime -Todd Solondz – USA

Tetsuo The Bullet Man – Shinya Tsukamoto – Japan

Lei wangzi (Prince of Tears) – Yonfan – China/Taiwan/Hong Kong

There will be an additional “suprise film” in competition.GoreMaster Makeup Effects Manual



[Rec ] 2 – Paco Plaza,Jaume Balaguero – Spain

Chengdu, Wo Ai Ni (Chengdu, I Love You) – Fruit Chan, Cui Jian – China

The Hole – Joe Dante – USA

The Men Who Stare At Goats – Grant Heslov – USA

Ehky ya Schahrazad (Scheherazade, Tell Me A Story) – Yousry Nasrallah – Egypt

Yona Yona Penguin- Rintaro – (Animation) – Japan

The Informant! – Steven Soderbergh – USA


Horizons – Orizzonti

Opening Film: Francesca – Bobby Paunescu – Romania

Wahed-Sefr (One-Zero)- Kamla Abou Zekri – Egypt

Dohawa (Buried Secrets) – Raja Amari – Tunisia

Zarte Parasiten (Tender Parasites)- Christian Becker/Oliver Schwabe – Germany

Choi voi (Adrift) – Bui Thac Chuyen – Vietnam

Korotkoye Zamykaniye (Crush) – Petr Buslov, Alexi German Jr., Boris Khlebnikov, Kirill Serebrennikov, Ivan Vrypayev – Russia

Repo Chick – Alex Cox – USA

Engkwentro – Pepe Diokno – Philippines

Aadmi Ki Aurat Aur Anya Kahaniya (The Man’s Woman and Other Stories) – Amit Dutta – India

Paraiso – Hector Galvez – Peru

Io Sono Amore (I Am Love) – Luca Guadagnino – Italy

Dou niu (Cow) – Guan Hu – China

Touxi (Judge) – Liu Jie – China

Pepperminta – Pipilotti Rist – Switzerland

Insolacao – Vincenzo Terracciano – Tris Di Donne & Abiti Nuziali

Daniela Thomas, Felipe Hirsch – Brazil

1428 – Du Haibin – China

Viajo Porque Preciso, Volto Porque Tea Mo (I Travel Because I Think I Have To, I Come Back To You Because I Love You) – Marcelo Gomes, Karim Ainouz – Brazil

Women Cenging De Wuchanzhe (Once Upon A Time Proletarian:

12 Tales Of A Country) – Guo Xiaolu -China

Villalobos – Romuald Karmakar – Germany

Il Colore Delle Parole – Marco Simon Puccioni – Italy

The One All Alone – Frank Scheffer – Holland

Toto – Peter Schreiner – Austria

There is be one additional “surprise film” in this section.


Cinema Del Presente  

Napoli, Napoli,Napoli – Abel Ferrara – Italy

Anni Luce – Francesco Maselli – Italy

L’Oro Di Cuba – Giuliano Montaldo – Italy

Prove Per Una Tragedia Siciliana – Roman Paska, John Tuturro – Italy

South Of The Border – Oliver Stone – USA


Midnight – Mezzanotte

Gulaal – Anurag Kashyap  – India

Dev D – Anurag Kashyap – India

Brooklyn’s Finest – Antoine Fuqua – USA

Deli 6 – Mehra Rakeysh Omprakash – India

Valhalla Rising – Nicolas Winding Refn – Denmark

Toy Story 3-D – John Lasseter – USA – (Lasseter has already been awarded a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement)

Toy Story 2 3-D – John Lasseter, Lee Unkrich, Ash Brannon – USA



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