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Venice 2017

‘Normandie nue’: Film Review

'Intouchables' star Francois Cluzet plays a French mayor who has to convince his villagers to pose naked for Toby Jones' American photographer in Philippe Le Guay's comedy-drama, 'Normandie nue.'

‘The Blessed’ (‘Les Bienheureux’): Film Review

Writer-director Sofia Djama’s debut drama, 'The Blessed,' follows a handful of characters living in Algiers in the wake of a civil war that lasted throughout the 1990s.

‘M’: Film Review | Venice 2017

Cesar-winner Sara Forestier's debut as writer-director, 'M,' stars the actress herself alongside Redouanne Harjane and Jean-Pierre Leaud.

‘The Testament’ (‘Ha’Edut’): Film Review | Venice 2017

Ori Pfeffer stars in writer-director Amichai Greenberg's debut feature 'The Testament,' an Israeli-Austrian co-production premiering in the Orizzonti sidebar of the Lido festival.

‘Getting Naked: A Burlesque Story’: Film Review | Venice 2017

Artists including Gal Friday and Hazel Honeysuckle star in James Lester's debut feature-length documentary 'Getting Naked: A Burlesque Story,' premiering in the Venice Days section of the Italian festival.

‘Cuba and the Cameraman’: Film Review | Venice 2017

New York City-based Jon Alpert's documentary 'Cuba and the Cameraman' bowed out of competition at the Lido festival.

Best of the Fall Festivals: THR Critics’ Picks From Toronto, Telluride and Venice

Guillermo del Toro's latest fantasy, Greta Gerwig's debut behind the camera and a Tonya Harding biopic are among the best world premieres.

Critic’s Notebook: At Toronto 2017, Women Took the Lead

The most encouraging trend at this year's Toronto International Film Festival was the plethora of fine female performances, including superb work from Saoirse Ronan, Sally Hawkins, Frances McDormand, Emma Stone, Jessica Chastain and Margot Robbie.

‘Cinderella the Cat’ (‘Gatta Cenerentola’): Film Review | Venice 2017

Italian director Alessandro Rak ('The Art of Happiness') and three colleagues directed 'Cinderella the Cat,' an animated update of the fairytale, aimed at adults.

Peter Sarsgaard Tackles LSD, CIA Mind-Control and Political Dissent in ‘Wormwood’

The actor stars as bacteriologist Frank Olson in the new Errol Morris miniseries.

Martin McDonagh on His Venice Award Winner ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’

The film starts its awards season journey with a best screenwriting prize in Venice.

Venice, TIFF Offer Early Glimpse of Awards Frontrunners

Aaron Sorkin's 'Molly's Game' and 'I, Tonya' emerge as serious contenders, while Guillermo del Toro's 'Shape of Water' gets a major boost with a Golden Lion.