Joker Received An Eight-Minute Standing Ovation In Venice


One in all TIFF 2019’s most anticipated movies premiered on the Venice Movie Competition over the weekend, and the viewers not solely ate it up, however gave the movie an eight-minute standing ovation after it ended. 

The Joaquin Phoenix-led movie tells the origin of the Batman villain, with out Batman making an look. In actual fact a number of of the solid members, and the director himself, have repeatedly mentioned that the movie shouldn’t be a comic book e-book film. It tells the story of a failed humorist named Arthur Fleck who turns to a lifetime of crime and chaos in Gotham Metropolis after a sequence of occasions slows drives him to insanity.

Critics have praised the movie and its star, with many believing that Phoenix is in line for one more Oscar nomination. The actor has beforehand been nominated for 2001’s Gladiator, 2006’s Stroll the Line, and 2013’s The Grasp. Thus far although he hasn’t received a trophy.

The Joker character has been beforehand performed on the massive display by Jack Nicholson, Heath Ledger and Jared Leto, with Ledger successful a posthumous Oscar for the position. 

Joker will play at TIFF, then be launched in October.

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