Karlovy Vary reveals opening, closing films; Liev Schreiber to attend

Three further Cannes titles also added to 2022 edition.Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (July 1-9) has revealed it will open on Friday with Italian director Paolo Genovese’s romantic drama Superheroes and close with George Miller’s Three Thousand Years of Longing.Superheroes explores the relationship between a physics teacher and cartoonist, played respectively by Alessandro Borghi and Jasmine Trinca, at the beginning of their courtship and 10 years later.

It marks the latest feature of Genovese, who has since directed upcoming drama The First Day Of My Life, starring Toni Servillo.

It was released in Italy in December 2021 via Medusa Film.

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