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Venice Film Festival and Biennale
2007 Venice 64 Kissing Cowboy
2007 Venice 64 Kissing Cowboy
Published with Film and Festivals on the 64th edition of Venice Film Festival
Bernardo Bertolucci 08.09.2007
Bernardo Bertolucci 08.09.2007
Bernardo Bertolucci, director receives Golden Lion at Venice 64

"Think with the Senses Feel with the Mind

Art in The Present Tense"
The Favourite 30.08.2018
The Favourite 30.08.2018

"A natural next step"


Olivia Colman, actress


"The more I work out of Greece, the more Greek I feel"


Yorgos Lanthimos, director

The Young Pope 03.09.2016
The Young Pope 03.09.2016
“Just a joy, on these beautiful sets and colourful, wonderful compositions”

"That's nice!"... the black and white sketch

Jude Law
Paolo's, The Young Pope 03.09.2016
Paolo's, The Young Pope 03.09.2016
directed by the humour and attention to detail of

Paolo Sorrentino
Frantz 03.09.2016
Frantz 03.09.2016
We listen to Frantz recall “The noise is terrifying. The sound of the wind in the leaves. I can’t hear the notes. Le Suicide, Manet”.

Pierre Niney
Frantz 03.09.2016
Frantz 03.09.2016
Paula Beer wins best young actress for her portrayal, in both tongues, of a love torn soul drawn into mourning and faced with the imagery of Manet’s painting, Le Suicide

Paula Beer
The Bleeder 02.09.2016
The Bleeder 02.09.2016
Humour as director Philippe Faladreau provides “Something gritty and sexy in the design of the film, and embraces the flaws of the hand held camera”

Philippe Faladreau
The Bleeder 02.09.2016
The Bleeder 02.09.2016
Naomi Watts, actress, goes into costume for her audition sporting “Red boots, fake boobs, leopard print tights, all art forms there to connect to yourself” and she says “Wow, did you just do that!”

Naomi Watts
The Light Between Oceans 02.09.2016
The Light Between Oceans 02.09.2016
She responds dreamlike “Oh, are we on a desert island? Oh, that’s gorgeous!” The Light Between Oceans

Alicia Vikander, Michael Fassbender
LaLaLand 31.08.2016
LaLaLand 31.08.2016
A dream in the real world, rhythms of a speech pattern, without cynicism, nursing fantasies, hitting the double chord, with joy in his work, then lights out.

Emma Stone and Damian Chazelle
El Clan 06.09.2015
El Clan 06.09.2015
Silver Lion for best director to Pablo Trapero.
Peter Lanzani, Agustin Almodovar, Pablo Trapero, Guillermo Francella
L'Hermine 06.09.2015
L'Hermine 06.09.2015
Passion du Nord. Un Pays dans la France. Chaque elegance d'humour! Le Patron de mon montage, Le Chameleon. Fabrice Luchini, Coppa Volpi award for best actor.
Christian Vincent, Fabrice Luchini, Matthieu Tarot
The Danish Girl 05.09.2015
The Danish Girl 05.09.2015
Beauty will save us. Art will save the World. A Unique fight to live a life authentic, about inclusion; the key is love, sexuality and gender, the depth of a partner's empathy.
Matthias Schoenaerts, Amber Heard, Tom Hooper, Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander.
The Childhood of a Leader 05.09.2015
The Childhood of a Leader 05.09.2015
Events that define the 20th Century. A beautiful event, not the music, but Scott Walker.
Tom Sweet, Berenice Bejo.
L'Attesa 05.09.2015
L'Attesa 05.09.2015
Les Memoirs, magical thinking.
Giacomo Bendotti, Lou de Laâge, Piero Messina, Juliet Binoche, Giorgio Colangeli.
A Bigger Splash 06.09.2015
A Bigger Splash 06.09.2015
Beautiful, human, lasting, expressing myself completely through dancing. Ralph Fiennes.
D Kajganich, Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson, Luca Guadagnino, Tilda Swinton, Matthias, Schoenaerts, M Costigan.
At Harry's Bar I 04.09.2015
At Harry's Bar I 04.09.2015
A Bigger Splash at Harry's Bar, sketch with Barman Marco Salvadori, Carlotta Cerquetti, Arrigo Cipriani, actress Tilda Swinton and director Luca Guadagnino
At Harry's Bar II 04.09.2015
At Harry's Bar II 04.09.2015
At Harry's Bar with Ralph Fiennes, who plays the part of another Harry in 'A Bigger Splash'
Black Mass 04.09.2015
Black Mass 04.09.2015
The Evil and I are old friends, a danger transformation, bad people do bad things well! Painting a character you don't like and a tremendous responsibility for truth to the person as Johnny Depp plays James 'Whitey' Bulger in Black Mass.
Joey Edgerton, Dakota Johnson, Johnny Depp, Scott Cooper.
Johnny Depp 04.09.2015
Johnny Depp 04.09.2015
Humour, as Johnny Depp jests "I killed my dogs and ate them!"
Thelma Schoonmaker 02.09.2014
Thelma Schoonmaker 02.09.2014
Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement Award 2014
Editor to Martin Scorsesee
Documentary pulls out people’s characters. A 6 week course.
Bad with Michael Jackson. White Gloves.
Raging Bull. Red Gloves.

“Thank you for the lovely drawing”
Frances McDormand 01.09.2014
Frances McDormand 01.09.2014
Persol Tribute to Visionary Talent Award and Olive Ketteridge.
Refusing to cry. Feminists, character actors. In a deep well. 57 year old woman.
Olive Ketteridge Target audience? 15 year old males.
Nymphomaniac 01.09.2014
Nymphomaniac 01.09.2014
3 lifelines to Lars

A pleasant life working with Lars.
Reading and talking about sexuality.
He’s just sighing. People don’t learn how to have good sex.
Started as a shorter film, it grew and grew, a longer process and dependence on sex.

J. Halland, V. Wigunic, Stellan Skarsgard, A. De Luca, L. Vesth
Rem Koolhaas 11.03.2014
Rem Koolhaas 11.03.2014
Venice Biennale

Koolhaas and Baratta introduce the design concepts
for this years Venice Architectural Biennale:
Fundamentals, where an exceptional research centre
looks to absorb 100 years of modernism to confront
developments of conceptual art.

Rem Koolhaas, Paolo Baratta
The Humbling 30.08.2014
The Humbling 30.08.2014
King Lear on Broadway,
Show me the man who is not passion’s slave.
Tragic Comic Fall viewed as glamorous.
Comedy and tragedy, the mask kisses them both.
“That’s nice!”

Al Pacino, Barry Levinson
Manglehorn 30.08.2014
Manglehorn 30.08.2014
A wonderful construct to put the cat there,
I just stood there and let everything fall in there

David Gordon Green, Al Pacino
Ich Seh Ich Seh 30.08.2014
Ich Seh Ich Seh 30.08.2014
Good-bye Mommy

Kept as open as possible, as free, no restrictions.

Elias Schwarz, Veronika Franz, Ulrich Seidl, Severin Fiala, Lukas Schwarz
Art Open 28.08.2014
Art Open 28.08.2014
San Servola - “Open” Art Exhibition Sketch
Birdman 27.08.2014
Birdman 27.08.2014
Critic versus Film - Theatre versus Film. In their shoes.
Confronting the same kind of madness. Batman. Covered in Different angles.
That Shout!
Write without punctuation.

Alejandro Innaritu, Michael Keaton, Ed Norton
Boxing Day 02.09.2012
Boxing Day 02.09.2012
Venice Film Festival
Boxing day

A waltz between friends.
Master and Man, Tolstoy adaptation

Bernard B. Rose, Danny Huston, Matthew Jacobs
To The Wonder 02.09.2012
To The Wonder 02.09.2012
Venice Film Festival
To The Wonder

“C’est Jolie”

Olga Kurylenko
The Master 01.09.2012
The Master 01.09.2012
Narration: A crisis in faith? A Michaelangelo retrospective at Arsenale - Venice Biennale
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Thomas Anderson, Joaquin Phoenix
Andromeda's Rock 010912
Andromeda's Rock 010912
Andromeda’s Rock, Jaffa
Palazzo Grassi

A live drawing whilst viewing the short film,
The Declaration by Yael Bartana
FillTheVoid, Lemale et Ha'Chalal 01.09.2012
FillTheVoid, Lemale et Ha'Chalal 01.09.2012
Venice Film Festival
Fill the Void - Lemale et Ha’Chalal

Hadas Yaron, Coppa Volpi for best Actress
Paradise Faith 31.08.2012
Paradise Faith 31.08.2012
DAYLIGHT, DAY AFTER RUSHES
Spontaneity, Religion and Marriage.
Man has a function and responsibility as a power. Woman has too much power
Ulrich Steidl, Nabil Saleh, W. Thaler, eine Frau Maria Hoffstratter
Tai Chi 0 31.08.2012
Tai Chi 0 31.08.2012
Venice Film Festival

Tai Chi 0, not for attacking purposes.

Stephen Fung, Kuo-Fu Chen, Angela Baby Yang
At Any Price 31.08.2012
At Any Price 31.08.2012
Venice Film Festival
At Any Price
A Series of changes.

H.E Newton, R.Bahrani, Zac Efron, Maika Monroe
Peter Zumthor 30.08.2012
Peter Zumthor 30.08.2012
Venice Biennale

L’Atelier, a black canvas.
Architect Peter Zumthor collaborating with
film director Wim Wenders on a film that will
document one of his major projects.

Peter Zumthor