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Lav Diaz – The Woman Who Left #Venezia73

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The film that won the coveted 2016 Golden Lion in Venice.

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PODCAST | Nicolò Comotti interviews director Lav Diaz, who talks about The Woman Who Left from the 73rd Venice Film Festival.

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THE WOMAN WHO LEFT. For Horacia Somorostro, living has become a veritablereclusio´n perpetua, an imprisonment. Life’s spins and randomness have been very difficult, vicious and inexplicable for her. The year is 1997. Princess Diana dies in a violent car crash. The world is saddened by the death of Mother Theresa. And the Philippines is gripped with fear. It has become the kidnap capital of Asia.

  • Reporter
    Nicolò Comotti
  • Guest
    Lav Diaz
  • Interviewee role
  • Film title
    The Woman Who Left
  • Festival section
    Venezia 73
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