The prestigious Venice Film Festival 2016 opening date has been announced and it is going to start from August 31st 2016.
Most important announcement is that The Magnificent Seven will close the festival on September 10.
Damien Chapelle, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone will open the festival on 31st August.
The notable films that will be played at the 73rd Venice Film Festival are Tom Ford’s Nocturnal Animals, Derek Cianfrance’s The Light Between Oceans, Pablo Larrain’s Jackie, Terence Malick’s Voyage Of Time and Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival.
The film that will be shown in the opening night is La La Land and will end with The Magnificent Seven directed by Antoine Fuqua.
List of top notched films in the competition are as follows:
The Woman Who Left, dir: Lav Diaz (Philippines)
Paradise, dir: Andrei Konchalovsky (Russia/Germany)
Brimstone, dir: Martin Koolhoven (Netherlands/Germany/Belgium/France/UK/Sweden)
On The Milky Road, dir: Emir Kusturica (Serbia/UK/U.S.)
Arrival, dir: Denis Villeneuve (U.S.)
Les Beaux Jours D’Aranjuez, dir: Wim Wenders (France/Germany)
The Bad Batch, dir: Ana Lily Amirpour (U.S.)
Une Vie, dir: Stéphane Brizé (France/Belgium)
La La Land, dir: Damien Chazelle (U.S.)
The Light Between Oceans, dir: Derek Cianfrance (U.S./Australia/New Zealand)
El Ciudadano Ilustre, dirs: Mariano Cohn, Gaston Duprat (Argentina/Spain)
Spira Mirabilis, dirs: Massimo D’Anolfi, Martina Parenti (Italy/Switzerland)
Jackie, dir: Pablo Larrain (U.S./Chile)
Voyage Of Time, dir: Terrence Malick (U.S./Germany)
El Cristo Ciego, dir: Christopher Murray (Chile/France)
Frantz, dir: François Ozon (France)
Questi Giorni, dir: Giuseppe Piccioni (Italy)
La Region Salvaje, dir: Amat Escalante (Mexico)
Nocturnal Animals, dir: Tom Ford (U.S.)
Piuma, dir: Roan Johnson (Italy)