From August 28th to September 7th the 76th Venice International Film Festival will be held at the Venice Lido, an international event where films not yet released will be presented for the first time. Every year the event attracts thousands of spectators from all over the world, not only film buffs but also fans of the stars who parade on the red carpet in front of the Palazzo del Cinema every night.
Among the stars expected in the Lagoon are Scarlett Johansson, Brad Pitt, Liv Tyler, Johnny Depp, Robert Pattison, Joquin Phoenix, Robert de Niro, Catherine Denueve, Meryl Streep, Antonio Banderas.
The films in competition will be 20, all in world premieres, representing 15 different countries. Hollywood films by independent authors Steven as Soderbergh will be joined by films produced in Ukraine, Slovakia, China, Portugal, Chile, Norway that will hardly be able to reach Italian cinemas.
The official selection of the festival includes the sections Venezia 76, Fuori Concorso, Orizzonti, Venezia Classici, Sconfini, Biennale College – Cinema, Venice Virtual Reality and a Special Event.
The autonomous and parallel sections, organized and according to their own regulations, include the International Critics ‘Week and the authors’ days.