According to the “Omlette” website, the 2023 Venice Film Festival will open with the film “Revels” (“Challenger”), directed by the famous Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino, best known for directing the feature film “Call Me By Your Name”. according to the magazine DiversityThe world premiere of the film is scheduled for 30 August, but has been pulled out of competition for the 80th edition of the event. In Brazil, the premiere is scheduled for 14 September.
The plot revolves around a love triangle composed by Tashi Duncan. ZendayaKnown for her work in the series “Excitement“And in the most recent Spider-Man trilogy in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, her husband Art mike fistFrom “Amor, Sublime Amor”, and played by Patrick, Tashi’s ex-boyfriend and Art’s best friend josh o’connor ,durels,
In the film, tennis prodigy Tashi Duncan is married to losing champion Art. To help her husband get back on his feet, Tashi plans to have him participate in the Challengers tennis tournament, a low-level event on the professional circuit. However, things get complicated when she encounters Patrick, who in addition to having a past relationship with Tashi and Art, is also a talented tennis player. This meeting would rekindle the rivalry between them on and off the court.
The film’s synopsis highlights that, as past and present collide and tensions rise, Tashi is faced with the question: what will the cost of victory be?
Official trailer for the movie “Challengers” (“Rivals” in Brazil). (Playback/YouTube/MGM)
“Rivals” marks Guadagnino’s first film as director of a major project for an American studio. This film will be distributed in the United States Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures/Amazon Studios and internationally by warner bros pictures, In addition to Guadagnino, the production is Amy Pascal (producer of “Little Women” and several films Sony/Marvel) and Rachel O’Connor (also creator of “Little Women” and the latest Spider-Man trilogy). the script was written by the playwright justin kuritzkes,
Source: Omelet, Variety and IMDb.
Featured Photo: Zendaya plays Tashi Duncan in a scene from the movie “Challengers.” Photo: reproduction/imdb.