Venice 2018 Critics’ Week Line-up Revealed

“The line-up for the 2018 edition of the Venice Film Festival’s independent strand Critics’ Week (Aug 29 – Sept 8) has been revealed.

Organised by the National Union of Italian Film Critics, the selection is curated by the general delegate of the Venice Critics’ Week Giona A. Nazzaro with the selection committee comprised of Luigi Abiusi, Alberto Anile, Beatrice Fiorentino and Massimo Tria.

This year’s opening film is Indian fantasy film Tumbbad, described by the festival as a “parable about greed that travels at the speed of an Emilio Salgari’s story shot by Steven Spielberg”. The out-of-competition title is co-directed by Rai Anil Barve and Adesh Prasad and is being sold internationally by Eros International” says Orlando Parfitt.

Read more on Screen Daily for more on the Venice line-up

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