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List of Movies Competing For Golden Lion Award at Venice International Film Festival 2015

The 72nd annual Venice International Film Festival is currently being held from 2 to 12 September 2015.Alfonso Cuarón has been announced as the President of the Jury for the main competition.The following films were selected for the main competition.


11 Minutes (2015)

Directed by Jerzy Skolimowski
With Grazyna Blecka-Kolska, Anna Maria Buczek, Agata Buzek, Janusz Chabior

A jealous husband out of control, his sexy actress wife, a sleazy Hollywood director, a reckless drug messenger, a disoriented young woman, an ex-con hot dog vendor, a troubled student on a mysterious mission, a high-rise window cleaner on an illicit break, an elderly sketch artist, a hectic paramedics team and a group of hungry nuns. A cross-section of contemporary urbanites whose lives and ...

Anomalisa (2015)

Directed by Duke Johnson, Charlie Kaufman
With Jennifer Jason Leigh, David Thewlis, Tom Noonan

Charlie Kaufman's first stop-motion film about a man crippled by the mundanity of his life.

A Bigger Splash (2015)

Directed by Luca Guadagnino
With Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Ralph Fiennes

The vacation of a famous rock star and a filmmaker is disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old friend and his daughter.

Behemoth (2015)

Directed by Liang Zhao
Under the sun, the heavenly beauty of grasslands will soon be covered by the raging dust of mines. Facing the ashes and noises caused by heavy mining , the herdsmen have no choice but to leave as the meadow areas dwindle. In the moonlight, iron mines are brightly lit throughout the night. Workers who operate the drilling machines must stay awake. The fight is tortuous, against the machine and ...

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Directed by Cary Fukunaga
With Idris Elba, Ama K. Abebrese, Abraham Attah, Richard Pepple

A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country.

Blood of My Blood (2015)

Directed by Marco Bellocchio

With Roberto Herlitzka, Pier Giorgio Bellocchio, Alba Rohrwacher, Lidiya Liberman.

The Clan (2015)

Directed by Pablo Trapero
With Antonia Bengoechea, Gastón Cocchiarale, Guillermo Francella, Stefanía Koessl

The true story of the Puccio Clan, a family who kidnapped and killed people in the 80s.

The Danish Girl (2015)

Directed by Tom Hooper
With Alicia Vikander, Eddie Redmayne, Amber Heard, Matthias Schoenaerts

The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

Desde allá (2015)

Directed by Lorenzo Vigas
With Alfredo Castro, Luis Silva, Jericó Montilla, Catherina Cardozo

Wealthy middle-aged Armando lures young men to his home with money. He doesnt want to touch, only watch from a strict distance...

The Endless River (2015)

Directed by Oliver Hermanus
With Crystal-Donna Roberts, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Darren Kelfkens, Carel Nel

Equals (2015)

Directed by Drake Doremus
With Kristen Stewart, Nicholas Hoult, Guy Pearce, Bel Powley

A futuristic love story set in a world where emotions have been eradicated.

Francofonia (2015)

Directed by Aleksandr Sokurov
With Johanna Korthals Altes, Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, Vincent Nemeth, Benjamin Utzerath

Frenzy (2015)

Directed by Emin Alper
With Mehmet Ozgur, Berkay Ates, Tülin Özen, Müfit Kayacan

Heart of a Dog (2015)

Directed by Laurie Anderson

The Wait (2015)

Directed by Piero Messina
With Juliette Binoche, Razor Rizzotti, Lou de Laâge, Domenico Diele

A mother unexpectedly meets her son's fiancée at a villa in Sicily and gets to know her as she waits for her son to arrive.

Looking for Grace (2015)

Directed by Sue Brooks
With Jennieka Chattelle, Rhett Clarke, Korum Ellis, Bailey Hester

L'hermine (2015)

Directed by Christian Vincent
With Michaël Abiteboul, Claire Assali, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Fabrice Luchini

Marguerite (2015)

Directed by Xavier Giannoli
With Catherine Frot, André Marcon, Denis Mpunga, Michel Fau

Per amor vostro (2015)

Directed by Giuseppe M. Gaudino
With Valeria Golino, Massimiliano Gallo, Adriano Giannini, Elisabetta Mirra

Rabin, the Last Day (2015)

Directed by Amos Gitai
With Yaël Abecassis, Ischac Hiskiya, Yariv Horowitz, Rotem Keinan

Remember (2015)

Directed by Atom Egoyan
With Dean Norris, Christopher Plummer, Martin Landau, Jürgen Prochnow

The darkest chapter of the 20th century collides with a contemporary mission of revenge.