导读：第68届威尼斯电影节将于8月31日至9月10日举行。今年将有21部优秀影片参与威尼斯电影节金狮奖的角逐，其中麦当娜导演的首部电影作品《W.E.之恋》饱受关注，影片来源于英王爱德华八世爱美人弃江山的历史故事。其他热门影片还包括罗曼·波兰斯基导演的《杀戮之神》（Carnage），托马斯·阿尔弗莱德森导演的《锅匠，裁缝，士兵，间谍》（Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy）等。
Twenty-one films will vie for the top Golden Lion award at the 68th edition of the world's oldest film festival, which runs from Aug 31 to Sept 10 this year on the
Madonna's directorial debut on a feature film, "W.E", is a drama that compares a modern day relationship with the controversial love between the king and divorced American Wallis Simpson, and will screen out of competition.
The king abdicated in 1936 in order to marry Simpson.
French-Polish director Polanski's latest film is an adaptation of Yasmina Reza's hit play "God of Carnage" and stars Kate Winslet and Jodie Foster.
Other highlights include Tomas Alfredson's adaptation of John Le Carre's Cold War thriller "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" and David Cronenberg's hotly anticipated psychological drama "A Dangerous Method" starring Keira Knightley and Viggo Mortensen.
British director Andrea Arnold's remake of Emily Bronte's "
Organizers earlier announced that George Clooney's "The Ides of March" about the
The Hollywood star, a regular on the red carpet in