Wednesday, September 7, 2016

IMAGES. The Venice Film Festival, a showcase before the Oscars – Le Parisien

“It was the goal we had set five years ago, at the beginning of my mandate: to try to get to Venice the position it has always been international,” added M . Barbera.

the current edition of the oldest film festival in the world, which ends Saturday was launched by the musical film “La La Land” of the young and promising American director Damien Chazelle. The film, played by Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, has delighted critics and is among the favorites for the prize list this year.

“For Americans, Venice became the place where begins the Oscar race “says the director of the Mostra, whose mandate was extended for another four years.

and this,” we have reached with years of investment, work, and a little lucky, “he added. The president of the jury this year is the British Sam Mendes, whose first film “American Beauty” (1999) received the Oscar for directing.

“The fact that in the three recent years, three films shown in Venice won the Oscar has naturally helped us a lot, “admits Mr. Barbera.

Hollywood is also represented this year by the movie” Nocturn Animals “second work of designer Texan Tom Ford, and by the love story and cannibals “the Bad batch” of Ana Lily Amirpour.

also present, the director Terrence Malick with a documentary on the origin of the world the film about a child survivor of a shipwreck, “the Light Between Oceans” Derek Cianfrance and “Arrival” science fiction story of the Canadian Denis Villeneuve.

Wednesday, will be presented the very expected “Jackie”, the Chilean Pablo Larraín, biopic of Jackie Kennedy and American candidate Oscar production starring Natalie Portman.

the Anglo-Saxon stars did not miss this year on the red carpet Venice Lido, where the festival is traditionally held. Torque Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander, through Mel Gibson, Jude Law, James Franco, Robert Duvall, or Sam Shepard, Selena Gomez and Jake Gyllenhall.

The Latin American cinema is also well represented figured after the winners last year.


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