Who won the Golden Lion at the 79th Venice Film Festival this year?
The 79th Venice Film Festival, the world’s most established film festival, held between 31 August and 10 September this year, has come to an end. The winners of the race for the prestigious “Golden Lion” award have been announced. Don’t Worry Darlingthe festival where ‘s tabloid first appeared It ended at the Palazzo del Cinema. The jury chaired by Julianne Moore included Mariano Cohn, Leonardo di Costanzo, Audrey Diwan, Leila Hatami, Kazuo Ishiguro and Rodrigo Sorogoyen.
Laura Poitras won the Golden Lion for her documentary All the Beauty and the Bloodshed, while Italian director Luca Guadagnino won the ‘Best Director’ award for Bones And All. Australian actress Cate Blanchett embraced the “Best Actress” award for her role in Tar, while the “Best Actor Award” went not to Brendan Fraser as expected, but to Colin Farrel for his role in The Banshees of Inisherin. This award has made it certain that things will heat up in the Oscar race.
Here are all the winners of the festival:
- Golden Lion: All the Beauty and the Bloodshed by Laura Poitras
- Grand Jury Prize: Saint Omer, Alice Diop
- Best Director: Bones and All, Luca Guadagnino
- Jury special prize: No Bears, Jafar Panahi
- Best Screenplay: The Banshees of Inisherin, Martin McDonagh
- Best Actress: Tar, Cate Blanchett
- The best actor: The Banshees of Inisherin by Colin Farrell
- Best Young Player: Bones and All, Taylor Russell
- Best Movie: World War III, Houman Sagittarius
- Best Director: Vera, Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel
- Jury special prize: Bread and Salt, Damian Kocur
- Best Actress: Vera, Vera Gemma
- The best actor: World War III, Mohsen Tanabandeh
- Best Screenplay: BlanquitaFernando Guzzoni
- Best Short Film: Snow in September, Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir