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Madonna thanks ex-husbands as film airs to mixed reviews

Madonna showcases W.E. at the Venice Film Festival and thanks her ex-husbands for their support.

The film tells the story of the US divorcee Wallace Simpson's relationship with Edward VIII.

It has received mixed reviews after its first screening at the Venice Film Festival.

Speaking to the press in the Italian city, the 53-year-old said she had "identified" with the woman blamed for the 1936 abdication crisis.