Louise Chevillotte (left) and Sandrine Bonnaire in a still from Happening, the winner of the top prize at the 78th Venice International Film Festival. Louise Chevillotte (left) and Sandrine Bonnaire in a still from Happening, the winner of the top prize at the 78th Venice International Film Festival.
Louise Chevillotte (left) and Sandrine Bonnaire in a still from Happening, the winner of the top prize at the 78th Venice International Film Festival.

Venice 2021: the 10 best movies, from Happening, the Golden Lion winner, to Netflix’s The Power of the Dog with Benedict Cumberbatch, Dune, and Parallel Mothers with Penélope Cruz

  • The jury, led by Parasite’s Korean director Bong Joon-ho, was taken by Audrey Diwan’s abortion drama Happening (L’Eventement) which claimed the Golden Lion
  • Denis Villeneuve’s Dune was a truly jaw-dropping cinematic experience, while Tim Roth is excellent as a man drifting towards oblivion in Sundown

Topic |   European films
Louise Chevillotte (left) and Sandrine Bonnaire in a still from Happening, the winner of the top prize at the 78th Venice International Film Festival. Louise Chevillotte (left) and Sandrine Bonnaire in a still from Happening, the winner of the top prize at the 78th Venice International Film Festival.
Louise Chevillotte (left) and Sandrine Bonnaire in a still from Happening, the winner of the top prize at the 78th Venice International Film Festival.
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