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The Awards of the 68th Venice Film Festival

 Golden Lion for Best Film
 Faust by Aleksander Sokurov (Russia)

Silver Lion for Best Director
 Shangjun CAI for the film Ren Shan Ren Hai (People Mountain People Sea) (China - Hong Kong)

Special Jury Prize
 Terraferma by Emanuele Crialese (Italy)
Coppa Volpi for Best Actor
 Michael Fassbender in the film Shame by Steve McQueen (United Kingdom)
Coppa Volpi for Best Actress
 Deanie Yip in the film Tao jie (A Simple Life) by Ann Hui (China - Hong Kong)
Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best New Young Actor or Actress
 Shôta Sometani and Fumi Nikaidô in the film Himizu by Sion Sono (Japan)

Osella for the Best Cinematography
 Robbie Ryan for the film Wuthering Heights by Andrea Arnold (United Kingdom)
Osella for Best Screenplay
 Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou for the film Alpis (Alps) by Yorgos Lanthimos (Grecia)

Lion of the Future - “Luigi De Laurentiis”Venice Award for a Debut Film
 Là-bas by Guido Lombardi (Italy) - International Critics' Week
 and a prize of 100,000 USD, donated by Filmauro di Aurelio e Luigi De Laurentiis, to be divided equally between the director and the producer

 Orizzonti Award (full-length films):
 Kotoko by Shinya Tsukamoto (Japan)
Special Orizzonti Jury Prize (full-length films):
 Whores’ Glory di Michael Glawogger (Austria, Germania)
Orizzonti Award:
 Accidentes Gloriosos (medium-length films) by Mauro Andrizzi and Marcus Lindeen (Sweden, Denmark, Germany)
Orizzonti Award (short films):
 In attesa dell'avvento by Felice D'Agostino and Arturo Lavorato (Italia)
Special Mentions:
 O Le Tulafale (The Orator) by Tusi Tamasese (New Zealand, Samoa)
 All The Lines Flow Out by Charles LIM Yi Yong (Singapore)

 Controcampo Award (for narrative feature-length films)
 Scialla! by Francesco Bruni
Controcampo Award (for short films)
 A Chjàna by Jonas Carpignano
Controcampo Doc Award (for documentaries)
 Pugni chiusi by Fiorella Infascelli
Special Mentions:
 to the documentary Black Block by Carlo Augusto Bachschmidt
 to Francesco Di Giacomo for the cinematography of Pugni chiusi

Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement
 Marco Bellocchio
Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award 2011
 Al Pacino
Persol 3D Award for the Most Creative Stereoscopic Film of the Year
 Zapruder Filmmakers Group (David Zamagni, Nadia Ranocchi, and Monaldo Moretti)
L'Oréal Paris Award for Cinema
 Nicole Grimaudo


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