Venice Film Festival begins

Venice Film Festival begins

Venice Film Festival begins

  Venice – The world premiere of British film Atonement with Keira Knightley in the lead tonight open on the 64th Venice Film Festival.

Another highlight of this year’s competitive program is the premiere of Ang Lee’s new film Lust, Caution. Ang Lee’s Brokeback Mountain won in 2005 with the Golden Lion in Venice. Otherwise, Venice seems to be down this year, however, in American hands. Alone nine of the 22 films in competition are from the United States. The dominant theme is the war in Iraq. Both

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The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

  What in the nineties under the auspices of Kenneth Brannagh started as a micro-trend that is made in the new millennium continues merrily – the dramatization of the work of William Shakespeare. But during the often quite narcissistic acting Brannagh especially the very slight muse of poet laureate from Stratford-upon-Avon preferred, is dedicated to the veteran director Michael Radford of Shakespeare’s comedy, which is considered one of the gravest and most tragic works of supposedly bright light tray – the

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