Complete Line-up of 79th Venice Film Festival

By Pickle  August 1, 2022
Complete Line-up of 79th Venice Film Festival, Pickle Media

The line-up of the 79th Venice Film Festival  has been announced by festival president Roberto Cicutto and artistic director Alberto Barbera. Venice International Film Festival runs from August 31-September 10. Noah Baumbach’s White Noise will open the festival in competition.

The  competition line-up includes films by Alejandro G. Inarritu, Joanna Hogg, Susanna Nicchiarelli, Darren Aronofsky, Andrew Dominik, Luca Guadagnino, Martin McDonagh and Florian Zeller. As with last year, five female directors were selected in the main competition. Olivia Wilde’s Don’t Worry Darling is playing out of competition.

Venice has announced screening restored silent classic ‘Stella Dallas’ as pre-opening film. This is the first time Venice has announced a pre-opening film in its history. The film has been restored by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

Julianne Moore will be the competition jury that also includes Audrey Diwan, Leonardo Di Costanzo, Mariano Cohn, Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Leila Hatami and Kazuo Ishiguro. Florent Gouelou’s French drama Three Nights A Week will open this year’s Critics’ Week sidebar.

Competition

White Noise (opening film) (US)
Dir. Noah Baumbach

Il Signore Delle Formiche (It)
Dir. Gianni Amelio

The Whale (US)
Dir. Darren Aronofsky

L’Immensita (It-Fr)
Dir. Emanuele Crialese

Saint Omer (Fr)
Dir. Alice Diop

Blonde (US)
Dir. Andrew Dominik

TÁR (US)
Dir. Todd Field

Love Life (Jap-Fr)
Dir. Koji Fukada

Bardo, False Chronicle Of A Handful Of Truths (Mex)
Dir. Alejandro G. Inarritu

Athena (Fr)
Dir. Romain Gavras

Bones And All (US)
Dir. Luca Guadagnino

The Eternal Daughter (UK-US)
Dir. Joanna Hogg

Beyond The Wall (Iran)
Dir. Vahid Jalilvand

The Banshees Of Inisherin (Ire-UK-US)
Dir. Martin McDonagh

Argentina, 1985 (Arg-US)
Dir. Santiago Mitre

Chiara (It-Bel)
Dir. Susanna Nicchiarelli

Monica (US-It)
Dir. Andrea Pallaoro

No Bears (Iran)
Dir. Jafar Panahi

All The Beauty And The Bloodshed (documentary) (US)
Dir. Laura Poitras

A Couple (Fr-US)
Dir. Frederick Wiseman

The Son (UK)
Dir. Florian Zeller

Our Ties (Fr)
Dir. Roschdy Zem

Other People’s Children (Fr)
Dir. Rebecca Zlotowski

Out Of Competition – Fiction

The Hanging Sun (closing film)
Dir. Francesco Carrozzini

When The Waves Are Gone
Dir. Lav Diaz

Living (previously at Sundance)
Dir. Oliver Hermanus

Dead For A Dollar
Dir. Walter Hill

Call Of God
Dir. Kim Ki-duk

Dreamin’ Wild
Dir. Bill Pohlad

Master Gardener
Dir. Paul Schrader

Siccita
Dir. Paolo Virzi

Pearl
Dir. Ti West

Don’t Worry Darling
Dir. Olivia Wilde

Out Of Competition – Non-Fiction

Freedom On Fire: Ukraine’s Fight For Freedom
Dir. Evgeny Afineevsky

The Matchmaker
Dir. Benedetta Argentieri

Gli Ultimi Giorni Dell’umanita
Dir. Enrico Ghezzi, Alessandro Gagliardo

A Compassionate Spy
Dir. Steve James

Music For Black Pigeons
Dir. Jorgen Leth, Andreas Koefoed

The Kiev Trial
Dir. Sergei Loznitsa

In Viaggio
Dir. Gianfranco Rosi

Bobi Wine Ghetto President
Dir. Christopher Sharp, Moses Bwayo

Nuclear
Dir. Oliver Stone

Out Of Competition – series
The Kingdom Exodus
Dir. Lars von Trier

Copenhagen Cowboy
Dir. Nicolas Winding Refn

Horizons
Princess (opening film)
Dir. Roberto De Paolis

Victim
Dir. Michal Blasko

On The Fringe
Dir. Juan Diego Botto

Trenque Lauquen
Dir. Laura Citarella

Vera
Dir. Tizza Covi, Rainer Frimmel

Innocence (documentary)
Dir. Guy Davidi

Blanquita
Dir. Fernando Guzzoni

For My Country
Dir. Rachid Hami

A Man
Dir. Kei Ishikawa

Bread And Salt
Dir. Damian Kocur

Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Dir. Antonio Lukich

Ti Mangio Il Cuore
Dir. Pippo Mezzapesa

To The North
Dir. Mihai Mincan

Autobiography
Dir. Makbul Mubarak

The Sitting Duck
Dir. Jean-Paul Salome

World War III
Dir. Houman Seyedi

The Happiest Man In The World
Dir. Teona Strugar Mitevska

The Bride
Dir. Sergio Trefaut

Horizons Extra
Origin Of Evil (opening film)
Dir. Sebastien Marnier

Hanging Gardens
Dir. Ahmed Yassin Al Daradji

Amanda
Dir. Carolina Cavalli

Red Shoes
Dir. Carlos Eichelmann Kaiser

Nezouh
Dir. Soudade Kaadan

Notte Fantasma
Dir. Fulvio Risuleo

Without Her
Dir. Arian Vazirdaftari

Valeria Is Getting Married
Dir. Michal Vinik

Goliath
Dir. Adilkhan Yerzhanov

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