Venice Film Festival 2021: celebrities walk the red carpet for 'The Card Counter'

Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish and Paul Schrader among stars at the film's world premiere

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Actors Oscar Isaac and Tiffany Haddish were among the many stars who walked the red carpet at the 78th annual Venice International Film Festival for the world premiere of their film The Card Counter on Thursday.

The American crime drama also stars Tye Sheridan and Willem Dafoe. Martin Scorsese serves as its executive producer.

The film is competing for the Golden Lion at the festival and is up against films like Jane Campion's The Power of the Dog and Paolo Sorrentino's The Hand of God. The Card Counter opens in US theatres on September 10.

Scroll through the gallery above to see more looks from the Venice Film Festival’s on Thursday night.

Among the celebrities spotted on the red carpet were American supermodel Bella Hadid and Arab TV presenter Raya Abirached.

The Guatemalan-American actor Isaac is in Venice for not one, but two world premieres of films starring him. He also features in one of the most anticipated films of the year – Denis Villeneuve's Dune – which has its world premiere on Friday. The film stars Timothee Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson and Jason Momoa.

The 78th Venice International Film Festival runs until Saturday, September 11

Updated: September 03, 2021, 11:56 AM