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2014_venice_posterHere are the winners of the 71st Venice Film Festival.

Venezia 71 Awards

Golden Lion for Best Film: “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence” by Roy Andersson (Sweden, Germany, Norway, France)

Silver Lion for Best Director:  Andrei Konchalovsky for the film “The Postman’s White Nights” (Russia)

Grand Jury Prize: “The Look of Silence” by Joshua Oppenheimer (Denmark, Finland, Indonesia, Norway, United Kingdom)

Volpi Cup for Best Actor: Adam Driver in the film “Hungry Hearts” by Saverio Costanzo (Italy)

Volpi Cup for Best Actress: Alba Rohrwacher in the film “Hungry Hearts” by Saverio Costanzo (Italy)

Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor or Actress: Romain Paul in the film “Le Dernier Coup de Marteau” by Alix Delaporte (France)

Award For Best Screenplay: Rakhshan Banietemad and Farid Mostafavi for the film “Tales” by Rakhshan Banietemad (Iran)

Special Jury Prize: “Sivas” by Kaan Mujdeci (Turkey, Germany)

Lion of the Future – “Luigi De Laurentiis” Venice Award for a Debut Film: “Court” by Chaitanya Tamhane (India)

Orizzonti Awards

Orizzonti Award For Best Film: “Court” by Chaitanya Tamhane (India)

Orizzonti Award For Best Director: Naji Abu Nowar for the film “THEEB” (Jordan, U.A.E., Qatar, United Kingdom)

Special Orizzonti Jury Prize: “Belluscone. Una Storia Siciliana by Franco Maresco (Italy)

Special Orizzonti Award for Best Actor or Actress: Emir Hadzihafizbegovic in the film “These are the Rules” by Ognjen Svilicic (Croatia, France, Serbia, FUROM)

Orizzonti Award For Best Short Film: “Maryam” by Sidi Saleh (Indonesia)

Venice Short Film Nomination for the European Film Awards 2014: “Daily Bread” by Idan Hubel (Israel)

Venezia Classici Awards

Venezia Classici Award for Best Documentary on Cinema: “Animata Resistenza” by Francesco Montagner and Alberto Girotto (Italy)

Venezia Classici Award for Best Restored Film: “Una Giornata Particolare” by Ettore Scola (1977, Italy, Canada)

Other Awards

Golden Lion For Lifetime Achievement 2014: Thelma Schoonmaker (editor from Algeria) and Frederick Wiseman (director, editor and producer from USA)

Jaeger-Lecoultre Glory to The Filmmaker Award 2014: James Franco (actor, director and producer from USA)

Persol Tribute to Visionary Talent Award 2014: Frances McDormand (Actress and producer from USA)

L’Oréal Paris per il Cinema Award: Valentina Corti (Actress from Italy)

For more info about the festival you can visit its official website.

 

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