10 must-see films in Venice fest named
by FFE EU News staff
Film critics have named their top 10 films to see at the 70th Venice Film Festival. The festival is one of the world’s oldest and most famous film fests, and this year will run from Aug. 28 to Sep. 7.
South Korean director Kim Ki-duk’s “Moebius” will be one of the films to see. Last year, his “Pietà” won a Golden Lion, the highest prize in the fest.
Gianfranco Rosi’s “Sacro GRA,” a documentary about a year spent in camper van on Rome’s ring road, will show Rome in a different perspective.
Hayao Miyazaki will show an animated film entitled “Kaze Tachinu,” while Francis Ford Coppola’s granddaughter Gia Coppola will show her debut feature “Palo Alto.”
Terry Gilliam’s “The Zero Theorem” will showcase Oscar winner Christoph Waltz as a computer hacker. “Under the Skin” by Jonathan Glazer will be about an extraterrestrial femme fatale.
“Die Andere Heimat: Chronik einer Sehnsucht” (Home from Home: Chronicle of a Vision) by Edgar Reitz will be something to look out for while Alfonso Cuaron’s “Gravity” starring George Clooney and
Sandra Bullock will also be seen.
Bullock and Clooney at the 60th Venice Film Festival
Emma Dante will have a film debut with “Via Castellana Bandiera.” The festival will then close with a French documentary about a monkey raised in captivity, Thierry Ragobert’s “Amazonia.”