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Clooney brings politics to Venice with "Good Night"

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire September 1, 2005 at 11:16AM

George Clooney brought political controversy to the Venice Film Festival on Thursday with "Good Night. And, Good Luck," a black-and-white tale of broadcasting courage during the McCarthy-era witch hunts of the 1950s. Clooney, who acts in and directs the film, is the first of several A-list Hollywood stars due to walk the red carpet at the sun-soaked Lido, host to days of waterfront parties. Clara Ferreira-Marques reports in Reuters.
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George Clooney brought political controversy to the Venice Film Festival on Thursday with "Good Night. And, Good Luck," a black-and-white tale of broadcasting courage during the McCarthy-era witch hunts of the 1950s. Clooney, who acts in and directs the film, is the first of several A-list Hollywood stars due to walk the red carpet at the sun-soaked Lido, host to days of waterfront parties. Clara Ferreira-Marques reports in Reuters.