Catherine Deneuve, Ethan Hawke film The Truth to open Venice Film Festival


The Truth features Deneuve as a French movie star who reunites with her daughter and son-in-law after publishing her memoirs. 0
Comment(s) The Truth is the Palme d’Or-winning director’s first film to be made outside of Japan. He directed last year’s Oscar-nominated drama Shoplifters. This is the first time in years that Venice has not started with a Hollywood film. Advertising

Festival director Alberto Barbera announced the selection starring Catherine Deneuve, Ethan Hawke and Juliette Binoche in a statement on Thursday. Recent openers have included First Man and La La Land. Advertising

The film will premiere on the Lido in competition on August 28. The director said the small family story takes place primarily inside a house.