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2016_venice_winnersThe winners of the 73rd Venice International Film Festival, which took place from August 31st to September 10th, have been announced. Here are the winners in the top categories.

Golden Lion for Best Film 

“The Woman Who Left” by Lav Diaz (Phillipines)

Silver Lion – Grand Jury Prize 

“Nocturnal Animals” by Tom Ford (USA)

Silver Lion – Award for Best Director 

ex aequo to: 

 Andrei Konchalovsky for the film “Paradise” (Russia, Germany) and

Amat Escalante for the film “The Untamed” (Mexico, Denmark, France, Germany, Norway, Switzerland)

Volpi Cup for Best Actor 

Oscar Martinez in the film “El Ciudadano Ilustre” by Mariano Cohn and Gaston Duprat (Argentina, Spain)

Volpi Cup for Best Actress 

Emma Stone in the film “La La Land” by Damien Chazelle (USA)

To view the full list of the 2016 Venice International Film Festival winners, please visit the festival’s official website.