‘The Card Counter’ and ‘Dune’, bets of American cinema at La Mostra

Great American presence in Venice. Nothing new, the last two golden lions were taken by two North American films, The Joker and Nomadland.

Guatemalan actor Oscar Isaac has doubled this year with Paul Schrader’s “Dune” and “The Card Counter,” alongside Tiffany Haddisch and Willem Dafoe.

Between redemption and revenge

Its premiere at the Mostra is an opportunity for a flesh and blood reunion with the public.

“What I really want is to sit in a movie theater with people, that’s the most exciting thing. Because I haven’t done it in almost two years …”, he says.

“You know that now there is a fifty percent capacity,” Paul Schrader reminds him.

“Something is something,” Oscar Isaac responds.

With Schrader’s stamp of guarantee and intensity, a dilemma between redemption and revenge with Martin Scorsese serving as executive producer. A former military interrogator turned poker player haunted by ghosts from the past.

‘Dune’ with Thimotée Chalamet y Zendaya

And haunted by fans and paparazzi is still the young fashion actor Timothee Chalamet, discovered four years ago in “Call me by your name. He presented” Dune “, by Canadian Denis Villeneuve. In addition to Oscar Isaac, he is accompanied by figures such as Charlote Rampling, Javier Bardem or Zendaya.

A new adaptation of Frank Herbert’s science fiction novel that follows in the footsteps of a nobleman charged with protecting the most valuable substance in the galaxy.

There is still much to see at the Venice Film Festival, which will drop the curtain on September 11.



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