EFEVenice, Italy

Penélope Cruz changes things up with her portrayal of a rather unorthodox movie director in the new comedy Competencia Oficial, which entered the Venice Film Festival competition Saturday.

The movie from Argentine duo Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat, which also stars Antonio Banderas and Óscar Martínez, allowed Cruz to take on one of her most eccentric roles to date.EFE