The 62nd annual Venice International Film Festival opened on 31 August 2005 with Tsui Hark's Seven Swords and closed on 10 September 2005 with a screening of Peter Ho-sun Chan's musical Perhaps Love. The lineups were announced by the festival director Marco Müller on 28 July 2005 in Rome.
The 63rd annual Venice International Film Festival, held in Venice, Italy, was opened on 30 August 2006 with Brian De Palma's The Black Dahlia and was closed on 9 September 2006. Host of the event was Italian actress Isabella Ferrari.
The Volpi Cup for Best Actress is an award presented by the Venice Film Festival. It is given by the festival jury in honor of an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance from the films in the competition slate. It is named in honor of Count Giuseppe Volpi di Misurata, the founder of the festival.
The film debuted on 29 July 2005 in South Korea, and competed for the Golden Lion at the 62nd Venice International Film Festival in September 2005. While it failed to win in competition, it did walk away with Cinema of The Future, the Young Lion Award, and the Best Innovated Film Award in the non-competition section.
The 61st annual Venice International Film Festival was held between 1 and 11 September 2004. The festival opened with Steven Spielberg's The Terminal, and closed with Katsuhiro Otomo's Steamboy. The Golden Lion was awarded to the film Vera Drake, directed by Mike Leigh.
Set in 1968, it tells the story of a young couple. The film had its world premiere in the Competition section at the 62nd Venice International Film Festival on 3 September 2005. It was released in France on 26 October 2005.
La 62a Mostra Internacional de Cinema de Venècia es va inaugurar el 31 d'agost de 2005 amb la pel·lícula de Tsui Hark Seven Swords i es va clausurar el 10 de setembre de 2005 amb el musical de Peter Ho-sun Chan Perhaps Love.
62nd Venice International Film Festival: 2005 Romanzo Criminale: Il Sorcio Directed by Michele Placido: 2005 Melissa P. Arnaldo 2006 Napoleon and Me: Martino Papucci Directed by Paolo Virzì: 2007 My Brother Is an Only Child: Accio Benassi Directed by Daniele Luchetti: 2007 Fallen Heroes: Luca 64th Venice International Film Festival: 2008
The Brothers Grimm was shown at the 62nd Venice International Film Festival on 4 September 2005, while in competition for the Golden Lion, but lost to Brokeback Mountain, also starring Ledger. Critical reception. The Brothers Grimm was released to mixed reviews from critics.
His 2009 film Lola won the award for Best Film at the 6th Dubai International Film Festival. His 2012 film Captive was shown in competition at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival in February 2012. His 2012 film Thy Womb competed for the Golden Lion at the 69th Venice International Film Festival.