CharlizeTheron was present at the Venice Film Festival. She was helping to promote her movie, “The Burning Plain.” Theron has the leading role of a mysterious restaurant manager working in Oregon, who has skeletons in her closet because of a past. She is forced to confront her past when a stranger arrived from Mexico. Theron said that she was influenced by the landscape of her on-location movie shoot. She said that the movie, The Burning Plain, was a journey of self-discovery for her character.