MILAN (AP) — The Venice Film Festival says U.S. executive Paul Thomas Anderson‘s “The Master” will be a 18th film competing for a desired Golden Lion award.
Festival executive Alberto Barbera Tuesday pronounced Tuesday that a film, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix and Amy Adams, will premiere Sept. 1.
Anderson, a executive of “Magnolia” and “There will be Blood,” is a 12th executive in foe screening a film for a initial time in Venice.
The festival announced a remaining 17 competing films final month, including another 4 by American directors. By new tradition, a pretension of a final “secret film” was delayed.
The 69th Biennale opens Aug. 29 with Mira Nair’s “The Reluctant Fundamentalist,” that shows out of competition.
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