Guadagnino contenders at the opening of the Venice Film Festival 2023: they are starting to appear first previews this new edition of the international exhibition cinematic art.
In Venice 80 the world premiere of the film will take place, the premiere will take place in the main hall of the cinema building. Let’s find out all the news about it.
Guadagnino Pretenders Venice Film Festival 2023
Luca Guadagnino’s new film The Pretenders will open the 80th Venice Film Festival: its out-of-competition premiere is scheduled for August 20, 2023 at the Palazzo del Cinema on the Venice Lido and is highly anticipated.
Here is the official post shared by Zendaya herself:
New film from the director call me by your name AND Bones and allbesides, some trailer scenes have already been shown and viewers seem excited to learn more about the story of the main characters.
Challengers essentially tells the story of former tennis player and current coach Tasha Duncan (played by Zendaya)about a tennis champion recovering from a losing streak and Tasha’s husband, Art (who looks like Mike Feist), and another tennis player, namely Patrick, who was Art’s best friend and Tasha’s ex-boyfriend (Patrick’s actor). Josh O’Connor).
As past and present collide and tensions mount, one has to wonder what the price of victory is.
Pretenders Guadagnino talks about his new movie with Zendaya
Guadagnino, who, together with the Challengers, is producing his first film at an American studio, this is how he talks about his movie and the story he wants to tell the audience:
“This is a bold modern story about youthful energy, love and strength. Zendaya, Josh and Mike are all brand new actors who bring fresh air with an energy you’ve never seen before. I can’t wait for the Lido audience to dance to the Trento and Attico soundtrack at the opening of the 80th exhibition.”
Guadagnino is also pleased with the recognition his film has received from the film industry.Artistic Director of the Venice Exhibition Alberto Barbera:
“As a director, this is a dream come true and I am grateful to Alberto (Barbera) and the entire Venice family for this wonderful recognition of the film.”
Thus, it is a real dream for a director who has shown that he can work with both Italian actors and foreign actors, each time achieving valuable results.
This is how Alberto Barbera, artistic director of the exhibition, describes the director:
“Luca Guadagnino is one of the few Italian directors who is always accustomed to working with Italian and foreign actresses and actors, get great results from all of them every time.
Even when he is filming abroad, as is the case with the Challengers.
Luca Guadagnino won the Silver Lion for Best Director at the previous Venice Film Festival for “Bones and All”: this may be the reason why the film is not in competition this year.
Despite this, the recognition of the opening of the Festival remains a wonderful recognition and achievement.
The release of the film “Challengers”
Applicants will come in theaters September 15, 2023. The film is distributed in the US by Metro Goldwyn Meyer Pictures/Amazon Studios. While internationally caring for Warner Bros Pictures.
Filming began on May 3, 2022 in Boston, and wrapped on June 26 of that year, with the film remaining in post-production until April 2023. The first trailer for the film began circulating online on June 20, 2023. 2023.
In the production of the film next to the title Luca Guadagnino is the name of Amy Pascal, former producer of Little Women. (2019, Greta Gerwig) and Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021, Jon Watts).
Last year, at the festival, one of the awards went to an actress who was discovered by Guadagnino. We are talking about Taylor Russellwhat we talked about here.