The countdown for the Venice Film Festival has begun: the lagoon city prepares for the 68th edition of the renowned festival. The next edition of the Festival, which was held for the first time in 1932, is the number 68, but that means nothing, that it is an old event: this year the Venice International Film Festival will present many novelties. The movies that will be projected during the Festival is the first and the most important since we are talking about movies: for the first time in the history of all feature films are world premiere. Beginning on August 31 to the IDEs of March”, the last work as Director of the actor George Clooney. This film opened a pad that will be certainly rich in stars: except for the superstar George Clooney, who is now single and therefore will be victims of not only the lovers of cinema, but also his fans, should other world-famous directors on the red carpet parade, such as David Cronenberg, Abel Ferrara, Steven Soderbergh (but even Madonna, the her last work as) “” (Regisseur andem an Festival prasentiert), as many Hollywood Winslet actors, such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Matt Damon and Kate, stars of Soderbergh’s film contagion “, Jodie Foster and Christoph Waltz, protagonists of carnage”, the new film by Roman Polanski, because of his anger with the judiciary after Venice is not allowed, and the occupation of A dangerous mind “by David Cronenberg, with Viggo Mortensen, Keira Knightley and Vincent Cassel. “The Italian films are very awaited: the films in the category competition (Terraferma” by Medina Crialese, Quando la notte”” by Cristina Comencini and L’ultimo terrestre “by Gian Alfonso Pacinotti, who is known as a comic book artist named Hannah, and presented his first work as a Director in Venice), and the films out of competition, such as IL villaggio di car bloomstone” by Ermanno Olmi.
And before the start of the Festival, we know that Italy will win a prize: the prize will be exposed to the Director Marco Bellocchio, and on this occasion he will be a new Present version of his film of the year 1971, nel nome del Padre”. At the Festival many French works will be projected (9 movies in different categories). Japan and the United Kingdom will present each 6 films and Germany 5 movies. Altogether 34 countries in Venice are represented. The other news of the Festival relate to the renovation of the rooms of the Filmfstspiele: in anticipation of the opening of the new Palace of cinema, the Sala was Grande of the present Palace enlarged and renovated, and other new areas, such as lion’s bar, have been added. In addition, there are on the Lido the WiFi coverage, a bike-sharing service and transport facilitation. An old but rich in news event! This article was written by Francesca Tessarollo with help of Venice Film Festival.