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Roberto Circutto

Roberto Cicutto to take over from Paolo Baratta as head of the Venice Biennale

He will be responsible for finding an eventual succesor to Venice film fesitval chief Alberto Barbera.

cate blanchett

Cate Blanchett to head 2020 Venice international jury

Blanchett headed the Cannes competition jury in 2018.

The Mafia Is Not What It Used To Be

‘The Mafia Is Not What It Used To Be’: Venice Review

Francesco Maresco explores the impact of the 1992 assassinations of Italian anti-Mafia magistrated Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino


‘Atlantis’: Venice Review

Valentyn Vasyanovych’s film, set in Eastern Ukraine of the near future, is the winner of the grand prize at Venice’s Orrizonti


‘Blanco En Blanco’: Venice Review

A photographer develops a dangerous obsession in early 20th Century South America

Waiting For The Barbarians

‘Waiting For The Barbarians’: Venice Review

Mark Rylance shines in this otherwise bloated adaptation of J.M.Coetzee’s novel