Audiences and critics have fallen in love with Official Competition as it becomes one of the most talked about films of the Venice Film Festival 2021!
Audiences loved Official Competition, by Argentine directors Gastón Duprat and Mariano Cohn, starring Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz. The film is in the main competition at Venice, which ends September 11.
Here are some reviews:
"This classy palate-cleanser in Venice’s 2021 selection has distinct upmarket commercial prospects and will be an irresistible choice for fests". "Richly witty, packed with psychological hairpin bends". (Jonathan Romney, ScreenDaily).
"... the Spanish comedy-drama is a highly entertaining entry with winning performances from Penelope Cruz, Antonio Banderas and Oscar Martínez" (Anna Smith, Deadline).
"...two hours of sharp reflections deliciously wrapped in entertaining antics." (Lovia Gyarkye, The Hollywood Reporter).
"Big laughs and searing insights into the artistic process power this highly enjoyable film world satire." (David Jenkins, Little White Lies).