Posts tagged "71st Venice Film Festival"

Adam Driver & Alba Rohrwacher

by Joanna Orland As I write this article, it has just been announced that Adam Driver and Alba Rohrwacher who co-star in Saverio Costanzo thriller Hungry Hearts have just jointly won the Coppa Volpi, the best actor and actress accolades at this year’s 71st Venice Film Festival.  This news does little to surprise me. Hungry […]

Venice Film Festival: The Awards

The 71st Venice Film Festival awards results are in – Venezia 71 The Venezia 71 jury has chosen its winners for 2014.  Chaired by Alexandre Desplat and featuring Joan Chen, Philip Gröning, Jessica Hausner, Jhumpa Lahiri, Sandy Powell, Tim Roth, Elia Suleiman and Carlo Verdone, the jury have viewed all 20 films in competition to […]

Near Death Experience

Near Death Experience Directed by Benoît Delépine and Gustave Kervern Starring Michel Houellebecq Screening at BFI London Film Festival October 16th, 2014 by Ruth Thomson (reviewed at the 71st Venice Film Festival) This film does exactly what it says on the tin. Forty-five minutes in we were losing the will to live so much we […]

Bypass

Bypass Directed by Duane Hopkins Starring George MacKay In UK Cinemas April 10th, 2015 by Joanna Orland (reviewed at the 71st Venice Film Festival) Tim is a decent young man forced into a life of crime as he struggles to take care of his family and himself.  After his mother dies and his older brother […]

Hungry Hearts

Hungry Hearts Directed by Saverio Costanzo Starring Adam Driver and Alba Rohrwacher Screening at BFI London Film Festival October 14th, 2014 by Ruth Thomson (reviewed at the 71st Venice Film Festival) Hungry Hearts, based on the novel The Indigo Child by Marco Franzoso and directed by Saverio Costanzo is an intriguing and original genre crunching […]

Far From Men ( Loin des hommes )

Directed by David Oelhoffen Starring Viggo Mortensen and Reda Kateb Screening at BFI London Film Festival October 18th, 2014 by Ruth Thomson (reviewed at the 71st Venice Film Festival) In writer/director David Oelhofffen’s Loin des hommes (Far from Men), Viggo Mortensen (speaking convincing French) plays Daru, a teacher in a small village school in the […]

Venice Film Festival Photo Gallery

The 71st Venice Film Festival – Photo Gallery