Modernization: The Venice The Film Festival has now handed out its awards, and for the second time ever crowned a documentary, The Golden Lion, spreading love across the world.
Academy Award winner Laura Poitras All beauty and bloodshed Tonight walked away with the highest Medal of Honor. It follows Gianfranco Rosi Sakro Gra (2013) as a non-fiction lion winner. The film is a portrait of Nan Goldin, a 68-year-old photographer who was prescribed Oxycontin, quickly became addicted to it, found recovery through an alternative drug and then threw her card in calling the Sackler family accountable. In a review of Deadline, Stephanie Bunbury wrote that the film “makes it clear that this is all part of images of drag queens and whores and parties, angry chronicles of AIDS sufferers, and images that show charm and tenderness where others might see something jarring.”
Meanwhile, Luca Guadagnino took home the Best Director award with the story of coming of age with zombies bones and everythingwhich also received Taylor Russell’s Best Newcomer award.
In the major acting classes, the second Cate Blanchett was laid tar Premiere on Lido. Colin Farrell took part in Best Actor, Charm Crowds, and Jury, earning the Volpi Cup for Best Actor for Martin McDonagh Inisherin from Inisherin. McDonagh also took home the award for Best Screenplay – an award he repeats after 2017 Three billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri.
Previous, 9:55AM PT: 79 Venice Film Festival It’s officially coming to a close this evening, with the award winners announced inside the Sala Grande. The main jury, chaired by Julianne Moore, will present the Golden Lion along with a host of other awards before the hour ends (scroll below for the list being updated live).
It’s been a busy 10 days on the Lido with star power – and strong opinion – in abundance, even if there hasn’t been a major breakthrough as we’ve seen in recent years. Among the best reviewed films was Martin McDonagh Inisherin from Inisherin Starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson. From Searchlight, heralded McDonagh’s return to Venice after 2017 Three billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri It won Best Screenplay before moving on to countless wins elsewhere and two Oscars.
Luca Guadagnino bones and everything (MGM), starring Taylor Russell, Timothée Chalamet, and Laura Poitras All beauty and bloodshed (Participant/HBO) made a tag. The Netflix visuals were a mixed bag with many kinetic French tributes to Romain Gavras Athens While Alejandro G Inarritu cool some divided. Andrew Dominic Long Pregnancy Blonde It finally made its debut with the deadline being widely positively reviewed.
Other notable titles include Alice Diop Saint OmarSantiago Miter Agentina 1985 and Jaafar Panahi no bears.
On the acting front, Cate Blanchett has been praised for her lead role in Todd Field tar Out of focus while Brendan Fraser scores praise for Darren Aronofsky Whale (A24).
However, as with any festival, Venice can present surprises when prizes are awarded. What’s for sure is that any movie that earns honors here means it’s not the last we’ll hear from awards season.
We’ll know more shortly, so check back for updates.
Grand Silver Lion Award for Jury
Saint Omar Dir: Alice Diop
Best Director Silver Lion
Luca Guadagnino, bones and everything
Special Jury Prize
no bearsDir: Jaafar Panahi
Martin McDonagh, Inisherin from Inisherin
Cate Blanchett, tar
Colin Farrell, Inisherin from Inisherin
Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best New Young Actor or Actress
Taylor Russell bones and all
the best movie
World War III; Dir: Homan sir
vera; dirs: Tesa Coffey, Rainer Frimmel
Special Jury Prize
Bread and salt; Monastery: Damien Cukor
vera gemma vera
Mohsen Tanbandeh World War III
Fernando Guzzoni, Blanquita
Best short film
Snowfall in September; Monastery: Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir
Lion of the Future – LUIGI DE LAURENTIIS AWARD FOR DEPOT
Saint Omar; Dir: Alice Diop
displacementDeir: Sawad Kaadan
shards of paradise; Dir: KD Davison
Best Restored Movie
labeled as murder
The man who couldn’t leave; Dir: Chen sings
Grand Jury Prize
From the main square; Monastery: Pedro Harris
Special Jury Prize
Eggscape; Der: German Heller