Venice ended the 75-th international film festival. As reported on the website of the event in the main competition of the festival was attended 21 movies.
The Golden lion was an autobiographical film by Alfonso Cuaron “Roma”, filmed for Netflix. The film tells the life story of an ordinary middle-class families in Mexico city in the 70-ies of the last century.
Best Director, according to the jury, was Jacques Odiar who directed the film “Brothers Sisters” based on the novel by Patrick DeWitt.
Grand Prix, the jury awarded Greek Giorgos Lanthimos for the film “the Mistress”, a Comedy about intrigue at the court of Queen’s Anne Stuart in the early XVIII century. The prize for best female role in this tape was Olivia Colman, who played the role of Anne.
The award for best actor went to Willem Dafoe for the role of van Gogh in “van Gogh. On the threshold of eternity” (Director Julian Schnabel).
Special jury prize was awarded to the film “the Nightingale” (Director Jennifer Kent). Prize Marcello Mastroianni for best young actor handed Baykal Ganambarr, who starred in “the Nightingale” one of the main roles.
Earlier, the Ukrainian film “IZI” won a prize at the Venice film festival.
We will remind, the Venice international film festival took place from 29 August to 8 September. At the closing ceremony of the 75th Venice film festival was presented a film about the Creator of the car from Back to the future.
As previously reported, the jury of the Venice film festival called on Russia to release Sentsov.