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Venice Film Festival: Joaquin Phoenix-starrer Joker receives eight-minute standing ovation

After its premiere, Joker is being hailed as the best film of 2019.


Joaquin Phoenix-starrer Joker has received an eight-minute standing ovation at its Venice Film Festival premiere on Saturday night.

Phoenix, the directorTodd Phillips and the lead cast of Joker were present at the festival when the film received a standing ovation f, or the origin story they’ve mapped out for Batman’s arch-villain.

Robert De Niro, who plays a talk-show host in the film, was unable to not to make it to the premiere.


Joaquin Phoenix, arrived looking adoring at Rooney Mara at “Joker” screening during the 76th Venice Film Festival at Sala Grande on August 31.

The reviews form the critics who have seen Joker at the premiere, have started to arrive. Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker is being hailed as the best film of 2019.

After Venice, Joker will head to Toronto for another festival bow.

Early reviews have scored the film at 10/10 and after reading them, one certainly can’t wait to see this Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker, which is slated for October 4 cinema release.

Apart from Phoenix, De Niro, and Beetz, the film also features Bill Camp, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Douglas Hodge, Marc Maron, Josh Pais, and Shea Whigham.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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