Denis Villeneuve will be a Canadian director at the 78th Venice International Film Festival Completed The world premiere of his science fiction movie.
Organizers said Thursday that the film, which is based on the first half of the first book in Frank Herbert’s series of novels of the same title, will be released out of competition on September 3. The 78th Film Festival will be held from September 1 to 11.
After filming David Lynch’s 1984 film The Dune, Villeneuve worked on the story starring Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac and Josh Brolin for Warner Bros. The film was originally supposed to be released in cinemas in October 2020.
The organizers of the Venice Film Festival are preparing to roll out the traditional red carpet in front of the audience. Among the major film festivals, only a traditional program was held last year with the participation of an organized audience in Venice, albeit constrained by epidemiological restrictions.
The organization of the festival this year is of particular importance to Italy as a symbol of the resumption of work after the pandemic. According to an earlier announcement, the president of the International Film Festival Jury is parasites Oscar-winning South Korean director Bong Joon-ho will be. on board Life is beautiful Academy Award-winning film director Roberto Benigni will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award.