Russian director’s film entered in one of the Venice Film Festival competitions.
Russian director’s film will participate in the second most important Venice Film Festival competition “Horizons”. This film is THE CRIMINAL MAN directed by Dimitry Mamulia. it was reported by Alberto Barbera, film festival artistic director, during the announcement of film festival competitive programs. According to TASS, Barbera called Mamulia “ one of the most interesting directors from the region of the the post-Soviet area”. According to the film’s story, the main character becomes unwitting witness to the murder of the famous goalkeeper and this transforms his life completely.
Mostly, 21 films will participate in Venice Film Festival competition. Among them is Steven Soderbergh's LAUNDRY based on the book “The Hidden World: on the investigation of “Panama Papers”, Roman Polanski's J'ACCUSE, Todd Phillips's JOCKER and many others.
The premiere of a competitive film THE TRUTH directed by Japanese director Hirokazu Koreeda will open the festival. Fantastic film Ad Astra with Brad Pitt will be screened in Venice without competition, as well as Paolo Sorrentino’s new TV series “The New Pope” – the sequel of the sensational TV series “The Young Pope”.