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In Venice will hand over Blue lions

On the Venetian island Lido started 64 - j the Venetian international film festival. This year to the oldest in the world to a film festival based in 1932, 75 years are executed.

Opens festival a film Expiation (Atonement) the young Englishman Joe Right known on the interpretation Pride and a bias (2005) with Kiroj Najtli in a leading role. In Right`s new picture too plays Kira Najtli, and together with it - James MakEvoj, Romola Garai and Vanessa Redgrave.

In the competitive program of this year of 22 pictures: Game navylet (Sleuth) Kenneth Brana with Dzhudom Law and Michael Kejnom, For printing (Redacted) Bryan De Palmy, Night watch (Nightwatching) Peter Greenway (the film name Lukyanenko sends not to the novel, and to Rembrandt`s picture), Love of Astrei and Seladona (Les Amours d ` Astree et Celadon) the French classic Eric Romera, It is a free world (It ` s a Free World) Ken Loucha, Vicious communication (Lust, Caution) Whether Enga, I there was not present (I ` m Not There) Todd Hejnsa with Richard Gere, Kate Blanshett and Dzhuliannoj Moore.

From the Russian pictures Nikita Mikhalkov`s film participates in competition 12 a remake of a classical tape of Sydney Ljumeta Twelve angered men . In a film Sergey Garmash, Sergey Makovetsky, Michael Efremov, Valentine Gaft and Nikita Mikhalkov are occupied. We will notice that Mikhalkov`s films already became triumphers Venetian biennial - the Gold lion in 1991 has received a film Urga - love territory .

Also within the limits of festival, but already hors concours, such Russian pictures, as Alexey Balabanov`s film with the speaking name " will be shown; Cargo - 200 Alexander Mindadze the Separation . And Leonid Rybakova`s film participates in competition korotkometrazhek People from a stone .

Along with traditional Lions at present festival   it will be handed over the Blue lion - for the best illumination of homosexual subjects.

the Festival will last 10 days, winners will be named in day of closing of festival, on September, 8th.

the Source: RIA Novosti news agency