Following three successful years incorporating an online screening experience to the regular programming of the Venice Film Festival, the Biennale has announced that its innovative Sala Web initiative will return this year for the 72nd edition of the Mostra, in collaboration with Festival Scope, the online platform for film professionals.
Without any intention of easy sensationalism, Jacques Audiard returns with another illustration of meaningful, mature, great cinema with heart and strength.
Tim Roth is excellent in an intriguingly enigmatic film that shoots itself not in the foot, but in the head with its final scene.
” Fair is foul, and foul is fair” foretell the three witches in “Macbeth”’s first act and they are right. Despite the expectations for its adaptation by the talented Justin Kurzel, starring two important actors, Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard, the Scottish King drowns ingloriously in the darkness.
In their first joint film appearance, 35 years after Maurice Pialat’s “Loulou”, two French cinema legends meet again in a film that does not know what to make of them – so leaves them to sweat without script or any real aim in the Valley of Death.