Venice Film Festival Reviews


Joy c films boutique 2

'Joy': London Review

Sudabeh Mortezai’s second film is winner of the Europa Cinemas Label

Your Face

'Your Face': Busan Review

Taiwanese director Tsai Ming-liang studies the human face

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'Driven': Venice Review

Nick Hamm’s exploration of the life of automobile designer John DeLorean closes Venice 2018

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'One Nation, One King': Venice Review

The early years of the French Revolution, with an all-star cast

Killing c Asac - la Biennale di Venezia

'Killing': Venice Review

Shinya Tsukamoto takes an alternative look at disintegrating samurai culture

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'Shadow': Venice Review

Rousing - and typically beautiful - ‘wu xia’ action from China’s Zhang Yimou

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'Capri-Revolution': Venice Review

Mario Martone’s lurid drama is set on the island off Naples in 1910

DACHRA Celluloid Dreams

'Dachra': Venice Review

School students uncover the mysteries of a creepy village in this Tunisian horror


'The Nightingale': Venice Review

Jennifer Kent’s follow-up to ‘The Babadook’ is set in colonial Tasmania

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'The Summer House': Venice Review

More familial musings from director, co-writer, and lead actor Valeria Bruni Tedeschi

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'Our Time': Venice Review

Carlos Reygadas writes, directs and co-stars with his wife in this unflinchingly honest film

22 July

'22 July': Venice Review

Paul Greengrass sensitively depicts the 2011 terrorist attacks in Norway

If Life Gives You Lemons

'If Life Gives You Lemons': Venice Review

A mother’s illness forces her son to grow up fast in this intimate Italian drama

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'American Dharma': Venice Review

Errol Morris takes on Steve Bannon in this cinematic if elusive documentary

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'Vox Lux': Venice Review

Brady Corbet takes the stage for his second film, with Natalie Portman starring in this ’intellectually-charged spectacle’

The River

'The River': Venice Review

Five brothers begin to break free of constraints in a remote Kazakh village

The Accused

'The Accused (Acusada)': Venice Review

A young woman stands trial for a sensational murder in Buenos Aires

jinpa c Asac - la Biennale di Venezia

'Jinpa': Venice Review

Pema Tesden’s fifth feature from Tibet is backed by Hong Kong’s Wong Kar-wai

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'Monrovia, Indiana': Venice Review

Frederick Wiseman heads to Trump’s heartland for another probing documentary

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'Dragged Across Concrete': Venice Review

Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn team up for S. Craig Zahler’s latest bone-cruncher

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