|Nicolas Cage on the red carpet 30/08/2013 © la Biennale di Venezia|
- Day 4 - Saturday, August 31
In competition, from the USA, Night Moves by Kelly Reichardt.
The American director returns to Venice after winning the SIGNIS award in 2010 with Meek's Cutoff. Reichardt's latest, is the story of three radical environmentalists in a plot to blow up a hydroelectric dam. Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, and Peter Sarsgaard.
Also from the USA, Child of God by James Franco.
Another American director who is showing up everywhere (he also stars and co-wrote Gia Coppola's debut film Palo Alto which premiered in Telluride yesterday and screens in Venice tomorrow in the Orizzonti section). Franco's first film in competition on the Lido is a grisly tale adapted from a Cormac McCarthy novel. It stars Scott Haze, Tim Blake, and Nelson Jim Parrack.
The third film in competition today, from the UK, Philomena by Stephen Frears.
Judi Dench and Steve Coogan star in a story of a mother's search for the son that was taken from her fifty years ago.