Updated 7/28/11: Full Line-Up Announced for 2011 Venice Film Festival (via Collider)
The line-up for the 2011 Venice Film Festival has just been announced or rather revealed (via Variety and Collider). The official full line-up will be announced this Thursday. Three of the films premiering and competing at the festival are: Keira Knightley's new film, A Dangerous Method (with Michael Fassbender and Viggo Mortensen), Carey Mulligan's other new film, Shame (with Michael Fassbender), and one of Colin Firth's new films, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.
A Dangerous Method
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen
Synopsis: Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Jung (Michael Fassbender) takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein (Keira Knightley) as his patient in A DANGEROUS METHOD. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s spell.
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale, Nicole Beharie
Synopsis: A drama centered on 30-something Brandon, his myriad sexual escapades, and what happens when his wayward younger sister moves in with him.
Carey Mulligan: Shooting 'Shame' with Michael Fassbender
Photos of Nicole Beharie and Michael Fassbender on the Set of SHAME
Steve McQueen’s Shame Starring Michael Fassbender Poster and Synopsis
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Cast: Colin Firth, Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, John Hurt, Toby Jones, Mark Strong, Benidict Cumberbatch, and Ciaran Hinds
Synopsis: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.