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Biennale Cinema: main features of the 77th Venice Film Festival

The 77th Venice International Film Festival will run from September 2 to 12, 2020.

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The press conferences by JURIES and WINNERS of the 77th Venice International Film Festival

The Venezia 77 Jury, chaired by Cate Blanchett, and comprised of Matt Dillon, Veronika Franz, Joanna Hogg, Nicola Lagioia, Christian Petzold and Ludivine Sagnier, having viewed all 18 films in competition, has decided as follows:

 

GOLDEN LION for Best Film to:
NOMADLAND
by Chloé Zhao (USA)

 

SILVER LION - GRAND JURY PRIZE to:
NUEVO ORDEN (NEW ORDER)
by Michel Franco (Mexico, France)

 

SILVER LION - AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR to:
Kiyoshi Kurosawa
for the film SPY NO TSUMA (WIFE OF A SPY) (Japan)

 

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE to:
DOROGIE TOVARISCHI! (DEAR COMRADES!)
by Andrei Konchalovsky (Russia)

 

AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY to:
Chaitanya Tamhane
for the film THE DISCIPLE (India)

 

COPPA VOLPI
for Best Actress:
Vanessa Kirby
in the film PIECES OF A WOMAN by Kornél Mundruczó (Canada, Hungary)

 

COPPA VOLPI
for Best Actor:
Pierfrancesco Favino
in the film PADRENOSTRO by Claudio Noce (Italy)

 

MARCELLO MASTROIANNI AWARD
for Best Young Actor or Actress to:
Rouhollah Zamani
in the film KHORSHID (SUN CHILDREN) by Majid Majidi (Iran)

ORIZZONTI

The Orizzonti Jury, chaired by Claire Denis and composed of Oskar Alegria, Francesca Comencini, Katriel Schory and Christine Vachon, after screening the 19 feature films and 12 short films in competition has decided to award:

 

the ORIZZONTI AWARD FOR BEST FILM to:
DASHTE KHAMOUSH (THE WASTELAND)
by Ahmad Bahrami (Iran)

 

the ORIZZONTI AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR to:
Lav Diaz
for the film LAHI, HAYOP (GENUS PAN) (Philippines)

 

the SPECIAL ORIZZONTI JURY PRIZE to:
LISTEN
by Ana Rocha de Sousa (United Kingdom, Portugal)

 

the ORIZZONTI AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY to:
Pietro Castellitto
for the film I PREDATORI (Italy)

 

the ORIZZONTI AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS to:
Khansa Batma
in the film ZANKA CONTACT by Ismaël El Iraki (France, Morocco, Belgium)

 

the ORIZZONTI AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR to:
Yahya Mahayni
in the film THE MAN WHO SOLD HIS SKIN by Kaouther Ben Hania (Tunisia, France, Germany, Belgium, Sweden)

 

the ORIZZONTI AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM to:
ENTRE TÚ Y MILAGROS
by Mariana Saffon (Colombia, USA)

 

the VENICE SHORT FILM NOMINATION FOR THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2020 to:
THE SHIFT
by Laura Carreira (United Kingdom, Portugal)

VENICE AWARD FOR A DEBUT FILM

Lion of the Future – “Luigi De Laurentiis” Venice Award for a Debut Film Jury at the 77th Venice Film Festival, chaired by Claudio Giovannesi and comprised of Rémi Bonhomme and Dora Bouchoucha, has decided to award:

LION OF THE FUTURE
“LUIGI DE LAURENTIIS” VENICE AWARD FOR A DEBUT FILM to:
LISTEN
by Ana Rocha de Sousa (United Kingdom, Portugal)
ORIZZONTI

as well as a prize of 100,000 US dollars, donated by Filmauro, to be divided equally between the director and the producer.

VENICE VR EXPANDED

The Venice VR Expanded Jury, chaired by Céline Tricart and composed of Asif Kapadia and Hideo Kojima, after viewing the 31 projects in competition has decided to award:

 

the GRAND JURY PRIZE FOR BEST VR IMMERSIVE WORK to:
THE HANGMAN AT HOME – AN IMMERSIVE SINGLE USER EXPERIENCE
by Michelle and Uri Kranot (Denmark, France, Canada)

 

the BEST VR IMMERSIVE USER EXPERIENCE to:
FINDING PANDORA X
by Kiira Benzing (USA)

 

the BEST VR IMMERSIVE STORY to:
SHA SI DA MING XING (KILLING A SUPERSTAR)

by Fan Fan (China)

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