Another Marx (his daughter) gets Venice Film Fest spotlight
Actress Romola Garai poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'Miss Marx' during the 77th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)VENICE Theres been a lot of talk about gender parity, feminism and equality at the Venice Film Festival this year, with nearly half the in-competition films directed by women. One of them, Miss Marx, certainly backs that trend. The focus was on the dichotomy between the public activism and her public beliefs and the inconsistency with her private relationship, said Romola Garai, who plays Eleanor in the film. Having said as much, Eleanor Marx really is important.