Venice Film Festival

23 Mar

One of the oldest and most prestigious film festivals in the world, the 68th Venice Film Festival kicks off this year on August 31 and runs through to September 10, 2011 when the complete group of winners will be announced.

The full official lineup of this year’s nominees will be announced in late July 2011, when almost two dozen films in the festival’s official competition are unveiled.

Opening last year’s festival was “Black Swan”, a thriller starring actress Natalie Portman, centering on the rivalry between two dancers at a New York ballet company.

Taking home the Golden Lion top prize was US entry, “Somewhere” by director Sofia Coppola, examining the life a a Hollywood actor and the relationship with his daughter, starring Stephen Dorff and Elle Fanning.

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One Response to “Venice Film Festival”

  1. To Italy 23/03/2011 at 21:36 #

    I like Black Swan….

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