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Venice Film Festival 2011: Film Lineup: CARNAGE, A DANGEROUS METHOD

Kate Winslet, Jodie Foster, Christoph Waltz, John C. Reilly, Carnage, 2011

Carnage, A Dangerous Method, and the remaining film lineup for the 2011 Venice Film Festival has been announced. The 68th Annual Venice Film Festival “is the oldest film festival in the world. Founded by Count Giuseppe Volpi in 1932 as the “Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica”, the festival has since taken place every year in late August or early September on the island of the Lido, Venice, Italy. Screenings take place in the historic Palazzo del Cinema on the Lungomare Marconi. It is one of the world’s most prestigious film festivals and is part of the Venice Biennale, a major biennial exhibition and festival for contemporary art.”

The 2011 Venice Film Festival will take place from August 31, 2011 to September 10, 2011. The full listing of the film lineup for the 2011 Venice Film Festival is below.

Venice 2011 Competition
The Ides Of March, George Clooney (US) [opening film]
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, Tomas Alfredson (UK, Germany)
Wuthering HeightsAndrea Arnold (UK)
Texas Killing Fields, Ami Canaan Maan (US) (second work)
Quando La Notte, Cristina Comencini (Italy)
Terraferma, Emanuele Crialese (Italy/France)
A Dangerous MethodDavid Cronenberg (Germany/Canada)
4:44 Last Day On EarthAbel Ferrara (US)
Killer JoeWilliam Friedkin (US)
Un Ete BrulantPhilippe Garrel (France/Italy/Switzerland)
Taojie (A Simple Life)Ann Hui (China/Hong Kong)
Hahithalfut (The Exchange)Eran Kolirin (Israel) (second work)
Alpeis (Alps),Yorgos Lanthimos (Greece)
Shame, Steve McQueen (UK) (second work)
L’ultimo TerrestreGian Alfonso Pacinotti (GIPI) (Italy) (first work)
Carnage, Roman Polanski (France/Germany/Spain/Poland)
Chicken With PlumsMarjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud (France/Belgium/Germany)
Faust, Aleksander Sokurov (Russia)
Dark Horse,Todd Solondz (US)
Himizu, Sion Sono (Japan)
Seediq BaleWei Te-Sheng (Taiwan) (second work)
Surprise film


Vivan las Antipodas!, Victor Kossakovsky (Germany/Argentina/Holland/Chile/Russia) [opening film]
Damsels In DistressWhit Stillman (US) [closing film]
La Folie AlmayerChantal Akerman (Belgium/France)
Baish Echuanshuo (The Sorcerer And The White Snake), Tony Ching Siu-Tung (China/Hong Kong)
Giochi D’estateRolando Colla (Switzerland/Italy)
La DesintegrationPhilippe Fauchon (Belgium)
The Moth DiariesMary Harron (Canada/Ireland)
Alois NebelTomas Lunak (first work) (Czech Republic/Germany)
W.E.Madonna (UK) (second work)
Eva, Kike Maillo (UK) (first work)
Scossa, Francesco Maselli, Carlo Lizzani, Ugo Gregoretti, Nino Russo (Italy)
La Cle Des ChampsClaude Nuridsany, Marie Perennou (France)
Il Villaggio Di CartoneErmanno Olmi (Italy)
Wilde Salome, Al Pacino (US)
Tormented, Takashi Shimizu (Japan)
Contagion, Steven Soderbergh (US)
Marco Bellocchio, Venezia 2011, Pietro Marcello (Italy) (documentary, short)
La Meditazione Di Hayez, Mario Martone (Italy) (short)
Tahrir 2011, Tamer Ezzat, Ahmad Abdalla, Ayten Amin, Amr Salama (Egypt) (documentary)
The End,  Collectif Abounaddara (Syria)
Vanguard, Colleftif Abounaddara (Syria)
Evolution (Megaplex) (3D), Marco Brambilla (US) (experimental film)

Out of Competition Events

Questa Storia Qua, Alessandro Paris, Sibylle Righetti (Italy) (documentary)
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel, Lisa Immordino Vreeland (US) (documentary)
Golden Career Lion – Nel Nome Del Padre, Marcho Bellocchio (Italy)

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