VENICE, ITALY (August 13, 2018) On the occasion of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement award of the 2018 Venice Film Festival to Vanessa Redgrave, a special screening of the film THE ASPERN PAPERS, directed by Julien Landais, by invitation only, will be held on Thursday August 30th at 11:30 am in the Sala Casinò. In addition to Vanessa Redgrave, the film stars Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Joely Richardson.
Julien Landais directed THE ASPERN PAPERS from a script he wrote with Jean Pavans and Hannah Bhuiya, which is based on Pavans‘ adaptation of the novella by Henry James. Poppy Delevingne, Jon Kortajarena and Lois Robbins co-star alongside Morgan Polanski, Barbara Meier, Alice Aufray, and Nicolas Hau.
The 75th Venice International Film Festival will be held from August 29th to September 8th on the Lido di Venezia, directed by Alberto Barbara and organized by the Biennale chaired by Paolo Baratta.