Venice 2019: biggest losers of the film festival, from women directors to MeToo to true stories

//Venice 2019: biggest losers of the film festival, from women directors to MeToo to true stories

Venice 2019: biggest losers of the film festival, from women directors to MeToo to true stories

These were the four biggest losers from the just-concluded Venice International Film Festival, where Todd Phillips’ Joker won the Golden Lion for best picture and Roman Polanski’s An Officer and a Spy took the Silver Lion Grand Jury Prize:1. Female directorsAs soon as the line-up was announced, with just two female directors in competition, much of the media was gunning for artistic director Alberto Barbera, who consistently refused to offer gender parity in his selection for the sake of it…

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