Actor Al Pacino was denied a seat at his The Merchant of Venice at the Venice Film Festival, after organizers issued too many tickets.
Screening was delayed 70 minutes while folks scrambled and failed to find a place for Pacino, who plays Shylock.
The incident pushed the screening of Finding Neverland, starring Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet, to 2 a.m. "Welcome to the breakfast screening," quipped Miramax honcho Harvey Weinstein, adding that the festival director "will be serving croissants and I'll be teaching him the meaning of timing."
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