A Spanish critic blogger lists "Sinapupunan" (THY WOMB) as one of Top 10 favorites at the 69th Venice International Film Festival.
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The 10 most anticipated movies of Venice 2012
Yesterday kicked off the 69th edition of the International Film Festival of Venice, which runs until September 8. 17 titles vying for the prized Golden Lion in Official plagued big names. The inauguration yesterday was by Mira Nair who won the Golden Lion in 2001 for Monsoon Wedding. Nair has presented The Reluctant Fundamentalist, a drama set in the New York Post-11S has not been well received by the press. We will monitor these days the news and reviews that we receive from the Lido, while we have made our top 10 most anticipated films of the festival. Remember you can also enjoy some of the titles that will be screened in the Horizons section at home. Let our top 10:
10. To the wonder of Terrence Malick
One of the most anticipated presence in Venice is that of Terrence Malick and his new job that has a cast that includes Ben Affleck and Javier Bardem. After winning last year's Palme d'Or at Cannes with The Tree of Life, Malick has made To the wonder in record time for what is often their usual frequency. Once again we are presented with a film difficult preciosistas image that may end up splitting the audience dramatically.
9. Outrage Takeshi Kitano beyond
Takeshi Kitano is one of the great classics of the Mostra. Winner of the Golden Lion in 1997 for Hana-bi. Flowers of fire and awarded a special prize by the direction of Zatoichi in 2003, will present the sequel to his earlier film Outrage, his return to the world of yakuza violence. Definitely one of the essential.
8. Aprčs Mai Olivier Assayas
Aprčs Mai Gilles follow in the footsteps of a Parisian student, in the early 70s, he becomes involved in the tense socio-political climate that characterized the decade. Olivier Assayas returns after the resounding success of the miniseries Carlos seems a convincing portrait of European youth who participated in the tumultuous events that marked the early years of the 70s, after protests took place in France during May 1968 .
7. Paradies: Ulrich Seidl Glaube
After winning the 2001 Special Jury Prize in Venice Dog Days, Ulrich Seidl Mostra returns to the second part of his series Paradies. The first part Paradies: Liebe, a clear picture about sex tourism recently presented in Cannes, Seidl earned the nickname "the new Haneke". We are aware of this filmmaker who claims to go in search of the boundaries between reality and fiction.
6. Penance of Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Miniseries for television will also be presented entirely in San Sebastian, after after passing through Venice. With more than 4 hours, the renowned Japanese director Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Pulse, Tokyo Sonata) focuses on the mysterious murder of a girl who disappears into his own school in front of their classmates. Girls are unable to remember the kidnapper, so the victim's mother throws on them a sentence: "Do whatever it takes to find the murderer. Otherwise, you will have to serve a penance."
5. Harmony Korine's Spring Breakers
The controversial and controversial director of Gummo (FIPRESCI Honorable Mention in Venice 97) returns to Lido and is intended to provide one of the most radical films of the Festival. Spring Breakers will be a portrait, true to his unique style of street gangs in the capital of California presenting a suggestive casting with Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson and Rachel Korine at the head. A highlight for the more daring.
4. Thy Womb by Brillante Mendoza
You could say that ultimately a film festival is not a festival without the presence of acclaimed filmmaker Brillante Mendoza Filipino. Captive presented a few months ago in the Berlin Film Festival and now brings us Thy Womb at Venice. The film is a portrait of a woman living in the Badjao tribe, a nomadic community Filipina who is going through a depletion greater than in recent times. One of the most anticipated films of the director of masterpieces by the likes of Kinatay, Lola or foster child.
3. Brian De Palma's Passion
One of the big news since its announcement, the presence of Brian de Palma in Venice. Becomes the master of the thriller with this power struggle to the death between two women in the international business world tinged erotic. A return to the roots? Will we see the best of Palma again flirting with the series B?
2. Pieta of Kim Ki-duk
Kim Ki-Duk again, and the question we're all doing right now is which of the two again? Does Iron 3 or Arirang? Pieta is one of the most anticipated titles Oriental in October that we can enjoy the next Festival of Sitges. Until then we are well aware of their acceptance in the Lido.
1. The master of Paul Thomas Anderson
The master not only the most anticipated film of Venice 2012, is the year's most anticipated release in most circles discerning moviegoers. The master is a project born in secrecy, shot in 70 mm with a plot that revolves around the creator of the Church of Scientology. Starring Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman. It is time, expectations are very high for director prodigy that just 29 years filmed this masterpiece called Magnolia.