Director Todd Phillips (right) and Joaquin Phoenix with the Golden Lion for Best Film at the 76th Venice Film Festival. Photo: Reuters

Venice 2019: six takeaways from the film festival, from Oscar contenders to hit Asian cinema

  • With the 2019 Venice Film Festival wrapping up yesterday, here are the key things we learned from the star-studded 11-day event
  • The Joker showed comic book films can be compelling; Netflix films are still showing up Cannes; and Hong Kong director Yonfan came back with a bang
Topic |   European films

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Director Todd Phillips (right) and Joaquin Phoenix with the Golden Lion for Best Film at the 76th Venice Film Festival. Photo: Reuters
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