Commonland wins Venice Golden Lion – Deadline


Refresh to the latest…: After a successful two weeks that marked the first major international industry event in an epidemic, the Venice Film Festival is close tonight as Cate Blanchett’s jury handed over its awards. Despite the lack of major Hollywood fare, there was no shortage of well-received films – a film from a studio, Searchlight’s Nomadland, Activated yesterday’s proceedings, receiving strong notice for Chloe Zhao’s direction and Francis MacDormand’s leading performance.

Amongst the rest of the competition, Mona Fastwold was highly praised The world to come. Vanessa Kirby co-starred in that frontier drama and did double duty with Korn Mundruckzo Pieces of a woman, Getting high marks again.

Venice Film Festival 2020: The Best Movies for the Critics

Jasmila Zambik’s tough drama Quo Vadis, Ada; Of Andrei Konchowski Dear friends; Julia von Heinz And tomorrow the whole world; Gianfranco Rosie’s documentary notturno; And Chaitanya Tamhane Pupil Among the best received titles.

There were more female filmmakers in the competition this year, and a woman should scoop the Silver Lion for Best Director, the first time since 2009. If a film starring a woman takes the Golden Lion, it will be the first time since Sofia. Coppola somewhere in 2010.

The celebration itself was praised for pulling together in a ceremony against incredible odds. The sanitary protocols appear to be working – no one has been described as ill yet – while social disturbances were very well implemented. In fact, those going to this year’s festivals may find that they were spoiled by the lack of crowds in a way and it was easy to guarantee seats at screenings and press conferences through the online reservation system. The only movie that was a tough ticket was Jiya Coppola’s Mainstream In the HORIZON section which awards tonight.

Before updating the list of winners, see below:

Swarn Singh
Nomadland

Silver lion grand jury award
Nuevo ordan; dir: Michele Franco

Rajat Singh, Best Director
Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Wife of a detective

Volpi Cup, Best Actress
Vanessa Kirby, Pieces of a woman

Volpe Cup Best Actor
Pierfranesco Favino, Padrenostro

Best script
Chaitanya Tamhane, Pupil

Special Jury Award
Dear friends, dir: Andrei Konchalovsky

Marcello Mastaroni Award for Best New Young Actor or Actress
Ruhullah Zamani, Children of the sun

HORIZONS

best movie
No land; dir: Ahmed Bahrami

Best director
Love diazan Genus pan

Special Jury Award
listen, dir: ana rocha de susa

best Actress
Khansa betma, Zanka contact

Best actor
Yahya Mahayani, The man who sold his skin

Best script
Pietro Castellito, I hunter

Best short film
Atre Tu Y Milgros, dir: mariana saffon

Lion of the Future – Luigi de Laurentis Award for a debut film
listen, dir: ana rocha de susa