59th Venice International Film Festival

The 59th annual Venice International Film Festival was held between 27 August to 6 September 2002. The Golden Lion was awarded to The Magdalene Sisters directed by Peter Mullan.[1][2]

59th Venice International Film Festival
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Festival poster
LocationVenice, Italy
Founded1932
Festival date27 August–6 September 2002
WebsiteWebsite
Venice Film Festival chronology

JuryEdit

The following people comprised the 2002 jury:[3]

Official selectionEdit

In competitionEdit

The following films were nominated to compete for the Golden Lion of the 59th edition of the festival:[4]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Almost Peaceful Un monde presque paisible Michel Deville France
Bear's Kiss Sergei Bodrov Germany, Sweden, Russia, Spain, France, Italy
The Best of Times Měilì Shíguāng Chang Tso-chi Taiwan
Dirty Pretty Things Stephen Frears United Kingdom
Dolls Dōruzu Takeshi Kitano Japan
Far from Heaven Todd Haynes United States
Frida Julie Taymor United States
Führer Ex Winfried Bonengel[5] Germany, Italy
House of Fools Dom durakov Andrei Konchalovsky Russia
A Journey Called Love Un viaggio chiamato amore Michele Placido Italy
Julie Walking Home Agnieszka Holland Germany
The Magdalene Sisters Peter Mullan United Kingdom, Ireland
The Man on the Train L'Homme du train Patrice Leconte France
Maximum Velocity (V-Max) Velocità massima Daniele Vicari Italy
My Voice Nha fala Flora Gomes Portugal, France, Luxembourg
Naked Nackt Doris Dörrie Germany
Nearest to Heaven Au plus près du paradis Tonie Marshall France, Spain, Canada
Oasis Oasiseu Lee Chang-dong South Korea
The Power of the Past La forza del passato Piergiorgio Gay Italy
Road to Perdition Sam Mendes United States
The Tracker Rolf de Heer Australia
Highlighted title indicates the Golden Lion winner.

Out of competitionEdit

The following films were screened as Out of Competition:[6]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Between Strangers Edoardo Ponti Canada, Italy
Blood Work Clint Eastwood United States
N/A La boîte magique Ridha Behi France, Tunisia
The Dancer Upstairs Pasos de baile (festival title) John Malkovich Spain, USA
Venetian Rascal Goes to America Johan Padan a la descoverta de le Americhe Giulio Cingoli Italy, France
K-19: The Widowmaker Kathryn Bigelow UK, Germany, Canada, USA
My Name Is Tanino Paolo Virzì Italy, Canada
Naqoyqatsi Godfrey Reggio United States
Ripley's Game Liliana Cavani Italy, UK, USA
Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (collection of short films)
About Time 2 Mike Figgis
Histoire d'eau Bernardo Bertolucci
One Moment Jirí Menzel
Ten Minutes After István Szabó
Vers Nancy Claire Denis
The Enlightenment Volker Schlöndorff
Addicted to the Stars Michael Radford
Dans le noir du temps Jean-Luc Godard
UK, Germany, France

Autonomous sectionsEdit

Venice International Film Critics' WeekEdit

The following feature films were selected to be screened as In Competition for this section:[7]

  • Two Friends (Due Amici) by Spiro Scimone, Francesco Sframeli (Italy)
  • The Exam (Emtehan) by Nasser Refaie (Iran)[8]
  • Woman of Water (Mizu no onna) by Hidenori Sugimori (Japan)[9]
  • Mon Huan Bu Luo / Somewhere Over the Dreamland (Meng huan bu luo) by Cheng Wen-tang (Taiwan)[10]
  • Roger Dodger by Dylan Kidd (United States)
  • Step by Step (Un honnête commerçant) by Philippe Blasband (France)
  • The Kite (Zmej) by Aleksej Muradov (Russia)[11]

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "LIONS, LIONS EVERYWHERE". Retrieved 6 October 2013.
  2. ^ "The 2000s". Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Juries for the 2000s". Archived from the original on 4 August 2017. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  4. ^ "59. Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica - Venezia 59. Concorso". asac.labiennale.org (in Italian). Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  5. ^ Winfried Bonengel on IMDb
  6. ^ "59. Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica - Fuori Concorso". asac.labiennale.org (in Italian). Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  7. ^ "17th International Film Critics' Week". sicvenezia.it. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  8. ^ Nasser Refaie on IMDb
  9. ^ Hidenori Sugimori on IMDb
  10. ^ Wen-tang Cheng on IMDb
  11. ^ Aleksej Muradov on IMDb

External linksEdit