'Last Night' to open Rome Film Fest

NIcole Kidman starrer 'Rabbit Hole' to screen in competition

ROME -- The international premiere of Massy Tadjedin's romantic drama "Last Night" will be the opening film at the Fifth edition of the International Rome Film Festival, organizers said Thursday. The film will screen in competition.

The festival also added that "Rabbit Hole," a drama from John Cameron Mitchell, which marks Nicole Kidman's debut as a producer, will screen in the Italian capital in competition.

The twin announcements are the first official glimpses at the in competition lineup for the Oct. 28-Nov. 5 event, which takes place at Rome's Auditorium Parco della Musica.

The festival called "Last Night" a "romantic tale of sexual attraction, betrayal and jealousy." The film stars Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington, and Eva Mendes in the main roles.

In addition to producing "Rabbit Hole," Kidman also stars in the film about a family's loss of a child, along with Dianne Wiest, Sandra Oh, and Aaron Eckhart.
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