La Biennale’s 77th edition will go ahead as planned, with one of the festival’s most eclectic line-ups in years.
Abel Ferrara sends Willem Dafoe off into the snowy wilds of Russia in this punishing metaphysical dream.
They’ll be joined by Abel Ferrara and Tsai Ming-liang when the festival kicks off in February.
By Tom Bond
Ferrara digs deep into his personal life to deliver a moving character study starring Willem Dafoe.
The director is joined by Willem Dafoe to explore the city’s Piazza Vittorio.
By Thomas Hobbs
How Abel Ferrara’s brutal 1990 gangster flick captured the imagination of the hip hop community.
The 2017 Directors’ Fortnight line-up is even more tantalising than the main Competition.
Recent events have got us thinking about the most depressingly hopeless movies ever made.
By Anton Bitel
A troubled man cracks under immense pressure in the director’s cult 1976 thriller.