76th Venice International Film Festival Golden Lion competitors (2018)by kadashman | created - 2 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
1. Joker (I) (2019)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In Gotham City, mentally-troubled comedian Arthur Fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: "The Joker".
Votes: 291,359 | Gross: $192.73M
2. About Endlessness (2019)
78 min | Drama
With ABOUT ENDLESSNESS, Roy Andersson adds to his cinematic oeuvre with a reflection on human life in all its beauty and cruelty, its splendour and banality.
3. Babyteeth (2019)
120 min | Comedy, Drama
When seriously ill teenager Milla falls madly in love with smalltime drug dealer Moses, it's her parents' worst nightmare. But as Milla's first brush with love brings her a new lust for ... See full summary »
4. Ad Astra (2019)
PG-13 | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe.
Votes: 59,202 | Gross: $35.40M
6. Gloria Mundi (2019)
106 min | Drama
In Marseille, a family gathers for the birth of baby Gloria. But despite the joy, the young parents have fallen on tough times. As they try to make ends meet, they reconnect with Gloria's ex-convict grandfather.
7. Guest of Honour (2019)
105 min | Drama
Veronica wants to remain in jail for a sexual assault she knows she's been wrongfully indicted for. She and her father, Jim, find themselves acting out of the bounds of good behavior as the past haunts them.
9. An Officer and a Spy (2019)
132 min | Drama, History, Thriller
In 1894, French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil's island.
11. The Mafia Is No Longer What It Used to Be (2019)
105 min | Documentary, Comedy
On the 25th anniversary of Capaci and via D'Amelio bombings, Franco Maresco wonders what's left of their ideals and struggles in contemporary Sicily, dwelling on its relationship with the Mafia.
13. Martin Eden (2019)
129 min | Drama
Martin Eden struggles to rise above his destitute, proletarian circumstances through an intense and passionate pursuit of self-education, hoping to achieve a place among the literary elite.
14. The Mayor of Rione Sanità (2019)
115 min | Crime, Drama
This particular version of Naples is home to Antonio Barracano, the young, vigorous and tattooed Mayor of Rione Sanità who plays by his own rules; a paternal figure who oversees the licit and illicit activities unfolding within the city.
17. The Perfect Candidate (2019)
101 min | Drama
A determined young Saudi doctor's surprise run for office in the local city elections sweeps up her family and community as they struggle to accept their town's first female candidate.
19. The Truth (2019)
106 min | Drama
About a stormy reunion between a daughter and her actress mother, Catherine, against the backdrop of Catherine's latest role in a sci-fi picture as a mother who never grows old.