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    Inundated Venice braced for more flooding, strong winds

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 10:32pm on November 16, 2019

    Venice was on red alert for more floods and fierce winds on Saturday after an exceptionally high tide swamped the city of canals, where authorities...

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    Venetians anger after flood devastates city

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 01:12am on November 14, 2019

    Venetians woke Wednesday to devastating scenes after the highest tide in 50 years washed through the historic Italian city, beaching gondolas, trashing hotels and sending...

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    ‘Joker’, Polanski win top prizes at Venice film festival

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2019

    ‘Joker’, a daring take on the comic book villain starring Joaquin Phoenix, won the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice film festival Saturday...

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    Johnny Depp jokes about his drinking at Venice film festival

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on September 08, 2019

    Actor Johnny Depp joked about drinking Friday and lavished praise on his actress daughter Lily-Rose at the Venice film festival. The US star, who plays...

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    Chalamet takes on Shakespeare with love Lily-Rose Depp

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on September 04, 2019

    Hollywood heartthrob Timothee Chalamet said Monday he was ‘terrified’ about playing Henry V in an epic new Shakespeare movie for the millennial generation. The Oscar-nominated...

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    Tech making ‘our brains explode’ says Penelope Cruz

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on September 03, 2019

    Hollywood star Penelope Cruz warned Sunday that technology was driving high anxiety that would one day make ‘all our brains explode’. The Spanish mother-of-two said...

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    Phoenix’s gritty ‘Joker’ drives critics crazy

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2019

    Joaquin Phoenix’s visceral performance as the downtrodden street clown who transforms into the ‘Joker’ was hailed by critics as ‘sensational’ and ‘unnerving’ on Saturday, as...

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    Polanski’s new film divides critics at Venice

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2019

    Roman Polanski’s ‘An Officer and a Spy’ drew mixed reactions from critics Friday at its Venice premiere, hailed as ‘handsome and involving’ by one but...

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    Almodovar recognised with Venice film festival lifetime award

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    Legendary Spanish director Pedro Almodovar won the Golden Lion lifetime achievement award at the Venice Film Festival Thursday, calling the recognition an ‘act of poetic...

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    Migrant death ship to be shown at Venice art fair

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on May 10, 2019

    The remains of the worst known Mediterranean migrant shipwreck, in which up to 900 people died, will be exhibited at the prestigious Venice Biennale art...

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