By Zack Sharf, IndieWire
The Venice Film Festival has announced the selections for its 76th edition, which is set to take place from August 29 to September 7. The announcement marks the week’s second major film festival lineup to confirm titles following the Toronto International Film Festival. With both official selections for Venice and TIFF now revealed, the upcoming 2019-20 awards season is quickly taking shape.
AD ASTRA, directed by James Gray and edited by John Alexrad Lee Haugen, is in competition.
"An astronaut travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos."