Venice Film Festival 2022: 8 Films to Watch | Movies and series

Yesterday (31.08) started the Venice Film Festival, one of the most important festivals on the world circuit. Some of the biggest names in the industry will walk the red carpet over the ten days of the festival, including Timothée Chalamet, Harry Styles, Florence Pugh, Adam Driver, Hugh Jackman and Brendan Fraser.

THE Glam is in Venice to follow the festival up close and has selected some of the titles to keep an eye on in the coming months:

Don’t Worry Darling – directed by Olivia Wilde

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Don’t Worry Darling — Photo: Disclosure

Olivia Wilde’s second film (the actress directed her first film, Booksmart – Smart and Rebels, in 2019) follows a housewife in an experimental utopian community – who, little by little, realizes that the reality around her is not what it seems. Starring Harry Styles and Florence Pugh, the film is one of the most anticipated of the year.

Bard, False Chronicle of Some Truths – directed by Alejandro González Iñarritu

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“Bard, False Chronicle of Some Truths” — Photo: Disclosure

After two decades of producing films in the United States, the decorated Mexican director Alejandro González Iñarritu returns to his home country to tell a biographically-toned story about a Mexican documentary filmmaker based in Los Angeles. The film arrives on Netflix on December 18.

The whale – directed by Darren Aronofsky

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“The Whale” — Photo: Publicity

A few months ago, pictures of actor Brendan Fraser went viral online. The reason? The actor appeared very different in the first clicks of his new film, The whale, directed by Darren Aronofsky. Fraser plays an English teacher who decides to binge himself to death after losing his partner. Sadie Sink, from Stranger Thingsplays the actor’s daughter.

white noise – directed by Noah Baumbach

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“White Noise” — Photo: Publicity

Adapted from the book of the same name written by Don DeLillo, white noise revolves around a university professor specializing in studies about Hitler and his family during a catastrophic event. With a strong cast that includes Adam Driver, Greta Gerwig and Don Cheadle, the film is yet another Netflix production in Venice, but still without a release date.

Bones & All – directed by Luca Guadagnino

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“Bones and All” — Photo: Disclosure

Another literary adaptation at the festival, Bones & All is based on the book by author Camille DeAngelis. The film is a cannibalistic romance starring darling Timothée Chalamet and Taylor Russell and marks the reunion of the star of Dune with the director of Call Me By Your Namethe Italian Luca Guadagnino.

The Banshees of Inisherin – directed by Martin McDonagh

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The Banshees of Inisherin — Photo: Disclosure

Five years after the success of Three Ads for a Crime – winner of the Golden Globe for Best Picture -, Irishman Martin McDonagh returns to the director’s chair with The Banshees of Inisherina film about the end of a long-standing friendship between characters played by Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson.

tar – directed by Todd Field

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Tar — Photo: Publicity

Cate Blanchett plays renowned conductor Lydia Tár in Todd Field’s new film, which follows the musician as she prepares for one of the most important shows of her career. Also in the cast are Noémie Merlant (from Portrait of a Young Woman on Fire) and the great German actress Nina Hoss.

The Son – directed by Florian Zegler

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The Son — Photo: Publicity

British actor Anthony Hopkins won the Oscar for Best Actor in 2020 for his performance in The father, the directorial debut of writer and theater director Florian Zeller, who adapted the screenplay from one of his plays. The director repeats the recipe with The Sona film starring Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern about a couple desperately trying to help their son through a time of emotional turmoil.

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