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'Gravity,' at Venice Film Festival, pulls critics into its orbit
In space no one can hear you applaud, but down here on Earth critical acclaim is reverberating for Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity," the new thriller that opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday and will be released stateside Oct. 4. Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as two astronauts stranded in space and struggling to survive, "Gravity" has wowed early reviewers with its taut direction, grounded performances and technical artistry.
By Oliver Gettell
August 28, 2013