They’ll be joined by big names and exciting new talent, including Pedro Almodóvar, Ana Lily Amirpour and Pablo Larraín.
La Biennale’s 77th edition will go ahead as planned, with one of the festival’s most eclectic line-ups in years.
By Ed Gibbs
A chilling doc on the bizarre spectacle of the Russian people grieving over the death of Stalin.
By Tom Bond
Pete Mackie Burns' first rate follow-up to Daphne explores the repressed homosexuality of a shy dock worker.
Shannon Murphy's eloquent comic debut offers a unique take on terminal illness and drug addiction.
The great Swede Roy Andersson concentrates his style to its tragicomic essence – with spectacular results.
Timothée Chalamet sports a crown and a bowl cut as King Henry V in David Michôd's sombre historical drama.
By Ed Gibbs
Documentary legend Alex Gibney investigates the current state of Russia through the story of fallen oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky.
Olivier Assayas delivers a ripping modern spy movie which peels back the layers of espionage and counterespionage in Castro's Cuba.
Steven Soderbergh's playfully ironic take on the 2015 Panama Papers scandal is a slight but enjoyable diversion.
Todd Phillips’ wannabe edgy comic book origin story falls flat on every conceivable level.
This thin biopic of New Wave icon Jean Seberg plays out with all the depth of a magazine photo shoot.
Apocalypse Now in space, and so much more. A sad sci-fi for the ages, and finally proof that James Gray has got the right stuff.
Noah Baumbach returns with an epic comedy about the absurd and bitter business of ending a once-blissful marriage.
This very agreeable comedy from Haifaa al-Mansour sees an irate female doctor strike out into local politics.
James Gray and Noah Baumbach will be joined on the Lido by Steven Soderbergh, Roy Andersson and Haifaa al-Mansour.
Acclaimed documentary maker Errol Morris seeks answers from Trump’s former fire fighter-in-chief, Steve Bannon.