The 76th Venice International Film Festival opens tomorrow! To preview the festival, we’ve put together one of our patented “cheat sheets” for the films screening in Venice: a survey of all the titles that will be generating excitement for the next month and beyond. Also, don’t miss our daily Venice edition of The Film Comment Podcast. You’ll find essential recaps and informed discussions on each day’s movies, alongside other coverage from our intrepid Venice correspondents.

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Venezia 76 Competition

Haifaa Al-Mansour, The Perfect Candidate

Roy Andersson, About Endlessness

Olivier Assayas, Wasp Network

Noah Baumbach, Marriage Story

Atom Egoyan, Guest of Honour

James Gray, Ad Astra

Tiago GuedesA Herdade

Robert Guediguian, Gloria Mundi

Ciro Guerra, Waiting for the Barbarians

Hirokazu Kore-eda (Opening Night), The Truth


Pablo LarraínEma

Lou YeSaturday Fiction

Pietro MarcelloMartin Eden

Franco MarescoThe Mafia Is No Longer What It Used to Be

Vaclav Marhoul, The Painted Bird

Mario MartoneThe Mayor of the Rione Sanità

Shannon MurphyBabyteeth

Todd PhillipsJoker

Roman PolanskiAn Officer and a Spy

Steven SoderberghThe Laundromat

YonfanNo. 7 Cherry Lane

Out of Competition


Benedict AndrewsSeberg

Francesca ArchibugiVivere

Giuseppe Capotondi (Closing Night)The Burnt Orange Heresy

Matthew Michael CarnahanMosul

Costa-GavrasAdults in the Room

David MichodThe King

Gabriele SalvatoresTutto Il Mio Folle Amore


Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Anastasia MikovaWoman

Sean Evans, Roger WatersRoger Waters Us + Them

Yervant GianikianI Diari Di Angela – Noi Due Cineasti. Capitolo Secondo

Alex Gibney, Citizen K

Didi Gnocchi, Carolina Rosi, Citizen Rosi

Lauren GreenfieldThe Kingmaker

Sergei Loznitsa, State Funeral

Alexander NanauCollective

Tim Robbins45 Seconds of Laughter

Out of Competition – Special Screenings

Guillermo ArriagaNo One Left Behind

Andrea SegreIl Pianeta in Mare

Konstantina KotzamaniElectric Swan

Gaspar NoéIrreversible

Stefano SollimaZerozerozero

Paolo SorrentinoThe New Pope

Matt WellsNever Just a Dream: Stanley Kubrick and Eyes Wide Shut

Stanley KubrickEyes Wide Shut

Orizzonti (Horizons)

Oskar AlegriaZumiriki

Theo CourtBlanco En Blanco

Antoine de BaryMes Jours De Gloire

Katrin GebbePelican Blood

Mehdi M Barsaouli, Bik einech — Un fils

Nunzia de StefanoNevia

Oliver HermanusMoffie

Sahraa KarimiHava, Maryam, Ayesha

Peter Mackie BurnsRialto

Dmitry MamuliyaThe Criminal Man

Jessica PaludRevenir

Grear PattersonGiants Being Lonely

Raymund Ribay GutierrezVerdict

Pema TsedenBalloon

Saeed Roustaee, Just 6.5

Sasidharan Sanal KumarShadow of Water

Carlo SironiSole

Rodrigo SorogoyenMadre

Valentyn Vasyanovych, Atlantis

Venice Days

Dominik MollSeules Les Bêtes

Jayro BustamanteLa llorona

Joe OdagiriThey Say Nothing Stays the Same

Fabienne BerthaudUn Monde Plus Grand

Jan KomasaCorpus Christi

Dag Johan HaugerudBeware Of Children

Manele LabidiUn Divan à Tunis

Mattie DoThe Long Walk

Isabel SandovalLingua Franca

Igort5 è Il Numero Perfetto

BartabasLes Chevaux Voyageurs

Stefano CiprianiMio Fratello Rincorre I Dinosauri