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Neon Takes Venice Winner ‘New Order’ for North America

Neon has picked up North American rights to Mexican drama 'New Order,' winner of the Silver Lion in Venice. 

Why Hollywood’s Red Carpets May Never Come Back the Way They Used to Be

Even as the Venice Film Festival provided the first parade of fashion in months, change is afoot with stars like Cate Blanchett rewearing past outfits and a…

‘Tragic Jungle’ (‘Selva Trágica’): Film Review | NYFF 2020

The latest film from 'Fogo' writer-director Yulene Olaizola, 'Tragic Jungle,' is a period piece set in the tropical rainforest bordering Mexico and Belize.

‘Mandibles’ (‘Mandibules’): Film Review | Venice 2020

Cult French director Quentin Dupieux's latest surreal comedy, 'Mandibles,' about two dolts and a giant fly, premiered out of competition in Venice.

Toronto: Hungarian Filmmakers on the Personal Trauma Behind ‘Pieces of a Woman’

Hungarian filmmakers Kornel Mundruczo and Kata Weber talk about exploring the taboo of their own loss of a child for their first English-language film, 'Pieces of a Woman,' starring Vanessa Kirby…

‘Love After Love’ (‘Di Yu Lu Xiang’): Film Review

Hong Kong veteran director Ann Hui ('A Simple Life') returns to Venice with 'Love After Love,' a gorgeously appointed period piece.

Venice Best Director Winner Kiyoshi Kurosawa Talks ‘Wife of a Spy’

The veteran Japanese filmmaker, whose works have spanned horror flicks, romance, sci-fi, softcorn porn, arthouse drama and, now, period thriller, spoke to THR about tacking Japan's painful wartime…

‘Saint-Narcisse’: Film Review | Venice 2020

Canadian iconoclast Bruce LaBruce's latest, 'Saint-Narcisse,' unites mythology, religion, self-obsession and — of course — sex in a tale set in 1970s Quebec.

‘The Best Is Yet to Come’ (‘Bu zhi bu xiu’): Film Review | Venice 2020

A working class boy (White K.) from the provinces who arrives in Beijing to become a journalist faces a major ethical decision in Wang Jing’s newspaper drama produced by Jia Zhang-ke, 'The Best Is Yet…

Christos Nikou on Channelling Charlie Kaufman in the Offbeat ‘Apples’

Greek director Christos Nikou talks about the appeal of an analog world in 'Apples,' his debut film that opened in Venice and will screen in Toronto's TIFF Industry…

‘In Between Dying’ (‘Sepelenmis Olumler Arasinda’): Film Review | Venice 2020

A youth who has killed a man escapes across a mountainous area of Azerbaijan in filmmaker Hilal Baydarov’s heavily symbolic first feature 'In Between Dying' ('Sepelenmis Olumler Arasinda'), coproduced…

Netflix Nabs ‘Pieces of a Woman’ Drama Out of Venice Fest

Netflix has acquired the worldwide rights to Pieces of a Woman, which stars Shia LaBeouf and The Crown star Vanessa Kirby.