Saturday, September 12, 2015

72nd Venice Film Festival

The third of the top three festivals (after Cannes & Berlin) is also the oldest festival in the world. It has serious competition from the fourth, Toronto, which right behind it in ranking and timing. However, it does not have to fear anything after all these years besides having one of the most beautiful settings. 

Emin Alper
 Abluka (Frenzy)
Laurie Anderson Heart of a Dog
Marco Bellocchio Sangue del mio sangue
Sue Brooks Looking for Grace
Drake Doremus Equals
Atom Egoyan Remember
Cary Fukunaga Beasts of No Nation
Giuseppe M. Gaudino Per amor vostro 
Best Actress 
Xavier Giannoli Marguerite
Amos Gitai Rabin, the Last Day
Luca Guadagnino A Bigger Splash
Oliver Hermanus The Endless River
Tom Hooper The Danish Girl
Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson Anomalisa Grand Jury Prize  
Piero Messina L’attesa
Jerzy Skolimowski 11 minut (11 Minutes)
Aleksandr Sokurov Francofonia
Pablo Trapero El Clan Best Director
Christian Vincent L’hermine Best Actor
Lorenzo Vigas DESDE ALLÁ (FROM AFAR) Golden Lion
Zhao Liang Behemoth
Baltasar Kormakur
 Everest (opening film)
Hu Guan Lao pao er  (Mr Six) (closing film)
Daniel Alfredson Go with Me
Claudio Caligari Non essere cattivo
Scott Cooper Black Mass
Thomas McCarthy Spotlight
Evgeny Afineevsky Winter on Fire

Noah Baumbach, Jake Paltrow De Palma
Amy Berg Janis
Sergei Loznitsa Sobytie (The Event)
Franco Maresco Gli uomini di questa città io non li conosco
Gianfranco Pannone L’esercito più piccolo del mondo
Tsai Ming-liang Na ri xiawu (Afternoon)

Frederick Wiseman In Jackson Heights
Yann Arthus-Bertrand Human
Merzak Allouache
 Madame Courage 
Joko Anwar A Copy of My Mind
Alberto Caviglia Pecore in erba
Samuel Collardey Tempete
Brady Corbet The Childhood of a Leader Best Director
Renato De Maria Italian Gangster

Vahid Jalilvand Wednesday
Yaelle Kayam Mountain 
Tobias Lindholm A War
Vetri Maaran Interrogation
Jake Mahaffy Free in Deed Best Film 
Gabriel Mascaro Boi Neon
Dito Montiel Man Down
Hadar Morag Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?
Rodrigo Pla Un monstruo de mil cabezas
Anita Rocha Da Silveira Mate-me por favor
Nicolas Saada Taj Mahal

Yorgos Zois Interruption

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