The 2018 Venice Film Festival that is worth seeing in the cinema

The Venice Film Festival has not only left us a red carpet full of glamor with wonderful creations, too, and speaking of cinema, very varied titles, especially focused on genre cinema. The winner of the Golden Lion has been Rome, by Alfonso Cuarón. But there are more interesting titles that we recommend you not to miss ... These are the 9 films of the Venice Film Festival 2018 that are worth seeing in the cinema.

First man

After the box office success of The city of stars (La La Land), winner of six statuettes, the Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle and actor Ryan Gosling again collaborate on First Man, which tells the story of the NASA mission that led the first man to the moon, centered on Neil Armstrong and the period between 1961 and 1969. A first-person visceral story, based on the novel by James R. Hansen , which explores the sacrifice and the price it represented, both for Armstrong and for the country, one of the most dangerous missions in history. Gosling shares a poster with Claire Foy. The release date is scheduled for October 11.

A star has been born

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper star in the most anticipated love story of the fall. A star has been born is a remake from the original story of 1937, To Star Is Born, and two more in 1954 with Judy Garland and another in 1976, the latter with Barbra Streisand as the protagonist In this new version, Bradley Cooper plays Jackson Maine, a singer of country who discovers and falls in love with Ally (Lady Gaga), an artist in distress. We will have to wait until October 11 to see it in cinemas.


Rome, The winner is the most personal production to date of the director and writer Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity). The film, shot in black and white, is the chronicle of a turbulent year in the life of a middle class family in the 70s in Mexico City. Cuarón, inspired by the women of his childhood, presents an artistic ode to the matriarchy that has transformed his world. A portrait of the domestic struggle and the social hierarchy in the midst of political confusion, which tells the story of two workers who struggle to get their families forward. The movie will come to Netflix in December and will also be released in movie theaters without a definite date.

I sighed

I sighed supposes the incursion of Luca Guadagnino in the cinema giallo with this remake from Darío Argento's cult classic. Guadagnino has become one of the directors of the moment thanks to Call me by your name. Now premieres I sighed starring Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Grace Moretz, Mia Goth and Jessica Harper (protagonist of the original).

The film tells the story of Susie (Dakota Johnson), a young American dancer who travels to Berlin to study dance at the Markos Tanz Company, one of the most prestigious schools in the world, directed by Madame Blanc (Tilda Swinton). The same day he enters the school, he discovers that there is something strange and sinister in the place. The release date is December 7.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

What was born as a series directed by Ethan and Joel Coen, has become a feature film. The Coen brothers have presented in Venice The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, A perfect movie for western lovers. The film tells six independent stories starring actors such as James Franco, Tim Blake Nelson, Liam Neeson, Zoe Kazan, Brendan Gleeson or Tom Waits. The film will be released on Netflix at the end of the year and also in cinemas without a specific date.

Sunset (Sunset)

The new film by László Nemes, after winning the Oscar and the Golden Globe for Best Non-English Speaking Film for The son of Saul, It has been a positive surprise at the Mostra. A history with the Budapest of 1913 as a backdrop, starring Irisz (Judit Bárdos), a girl who after spending her childhood in an orphanage, arrives in the Hungarian capital with 20 years and the hope of working as a hatmaker in the old Hat store of their biological parents. In addition, she discovers that she has a brother and her mission to find him leads her to discover dark secrets. The film will be released in Spain under the title Sunset at the beginning of 2019.

At Eternity's Gate

At Eternity's Gate It is a film about the last days of the painter Vincent Van Gogh in Arles (France). According to critics, Willem Dafoe performs one of his best interpretations. A film directed by Julian Schnabel (The scuba and the butterfly) and an excellent cast led by Willem Dafoe (The big Wall) and Oscar Isaac, Mads Mikkelsen, Rupert Friend, Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner and Niels Arestrup. It opens in the United States on November 16, in Spain it still has no date.

Vox Lux

Natalie Portman stars Vox Lux, a musical drama directed by Brady Corbet that reflects violence in society. The actress plays a star of pop that gets famous in strange circumstances. Jude Law accompanies her in the cast. The actress defines the film perfectly: "It is not exactly a film that contains a message, it is a piece of art rather than a portrait. A reflection on our society and the intersection between pop culture and violence." The release date is scheduled for March 2019.

12 year night

The director Álvaro Brechner has chosen Venice to release this documentary about the former president of Uruguay, José Mujica. 25 minutes of applause on the day of its presentation for this film tells the story of José Mujica known as "El Pepe", a role played by Antonio de la Torre, who ruled the Latin American country between 2010 and 2015. During his presidency, Mujica, known Because of his modest lifestyle, he donated most of his salary to charity. Chino Darín and Alfonso Tort complete the cast. The release date is November 23.

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