Crime thriller remake will be presented Out of Competition.

John Woo

The Venice International Film Festival has rounded off the programme of its 74th edition with three world premieres.

John Woo’s Zhuibu (Manhunt) will be presented Out of Competition and marks the director’s return to crime thrillers such as The Killer and Hardboiled.

The film is a remake of a Japanese classic, telling the story of a Chinese man who is framed for murder in Japan who has to dodge a manhunt and the attacks of mysterious killers as he tries to clear his name.

Woo received the Golden Lion for Career Achievement in Venice in 2010.

Venice will also host the world premieres of Andrea Segre’s L’ordine Delle Cose in Special Screenings and Marco di Castri, Paolo Favaro and Daniele Pianciola’s documentary L’Enigma Di Jean Rouch A Torino - Cronaca Di Un Film Raté in competitive section Venezia Classici - Documentaries.

The 74th Venice International Film Festival runs August 30-September 9.

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