LOS ANGELES — The 76TH Venice Film Festival is ope

first_img LOS ANGELES — The 76TH Venice Film Festival is opening with Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s “The Truth.”Festival director Alberto Barbera announced the selection starring Catherine Deneuve, Ethan Hawke and Juliette Binoche in a statement Thursday.This is the first time in years that Venice has not started with a Hollywood film. Recent openers have included “First Man” and “La La Land.”“The Truth” features Deneuve as a French movie star who reunites with her daughter and son-in-law after publishing her memoirs. The director said the small family story takes place primarily inside a house.The film will premiere on the Lido in competition on Aug. 28.“The Truth” is the Palme d’Or-winning director’s first film to be made outside of Japan. He directed last year’s Oscar-nominated drama “Shoplifters.”Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press by Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press Posted Jul 18, 2019 8:41 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Emailcenter_img Deneuve, Hawke film ‘The Truth’ to open Venice Film Festivallast_img