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Beach pose

The host of the 69th Venice film festival, Polish-born actress and model Kasia Smutniak poses on the beach on the eve of the opening of the festival in Venice. The 69th Venice film festival, the cinema mostra, will run from August 29 to September 8, and will feature 51 world premieres.Getty Images