The film is a rethinking of the story of the main antagonist of iconic Batman comic books.

The movie Joker starring Joaquin Phoenix at the Venice Film Festival ended with an eight-minute ovation. About this writes Deadline September 1. As noted, in addition to applause, the audience shouted: “Bravo!”

The film is a rethinking of the story of the Joker, who was the comedian Arthur Fleck. He tried to bring joy to the world, but, faced with the cruelty of people, he became a villain.