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Sofia Coppola's comic drama "Somewhere," and Darren Aronofsky's "Black Swan" will make their world premieres at the Venice Film Festival, among 22 titles that organizers announced Thursday will vie for the prestigious Golden Lion.
A list of the films in competition for the Golden Lion at the 67th Venice Film Festival, which will run from Sept. 1-11.