Director Jacques Audiard (left) and actor John C. Reilly at the Venice film festival. Photo: Claudio Onorati/ANSA via AP

‘The same men at the top’: film sexism row erupts at Venice festival, as director decries lack of films directed by women

With only one of 21 films in competition at festival that kicks off Oscars race directed by women, female representation has become a hot-button issue, with a French male filmmaker calling for action to redress the imbalance

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Director Jacques Audiard (left) and actor John C. Reilly at the Venice film festival. Photo: Claudio Onorati/ANSA via AP
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