A past that speaks to the present and a present that fears the future. This is the story of Salvatore Todaro, the commander of the submarine “Cappellini”, who in 1940 sank an armed enemy merchant ship in the Atlantic. Todaro then rescued the shipwrecked crew and, in accordance with the laws of the sea and at great risk, brought them to a safe harbor. The opening film, Comandante by Edoardo De Angelis, starring Pierfrancesco Favino, now holds an ethical significance that needs no emphasis.
Kobieta Z… (Woman of) by Małgorzata Szumowska and Michał Englert is truly courageous precisely because it revolves around Poland. However, it is not a militant or declaratory film; it is more like a melodrama that prioritizes the feelings, frustrations, desires...
12.15 pm OPENING PRESS CONFERENCE of the 80th VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Presentation of VENEZIA 80, ORIZZONTI, “LUIGI DE LAURENTIIS” VENICE AWARD FOR BEST DEBUT FILM and VENICE CLASSICS Juries 1.00 pm L’ORDINE DEL TEMPO (THE ORDER OF TIME) (Out of Competition) and LILIANA CAVANI GOLDEN LION FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT 2023 1.45 pm COMANDANTE (Venezia 80)
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