Saturday, September 08, 2007

"Lust, Caution" Takes Top Prize at Venice Film Festival


And the winners out of Venice are:

GOLDEN LION for Best Film:
SE, JIE (LUST, CAUTION) by Ang LEE (USA/China/China, Taiwan)


SILVER LION for Best Director to:
Brian DE PALMA for the film: REDACTED (USA)


SPECIAL JURY PRIZE to (ex aequo):
LA GRAINE ET LE MULET by Abdellatif KECHICHE (France)
I’M NOT THERE by Todd HAYNES (USA)

COPPA VOLPI for Best Actor:
Brad PITT in the film THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMESBY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD by Andrew DOMINIK (USA)

COPPA VOLPI for Best Actress:
Cate BLANCHETT in the film: I’M NOT THERE by Todd HAYNES (USA)

MARCELLO MASTROIANNI AWARD for Best Young Actor or Actress:
Hafsia HERZI in the film LA GRAINE ET LE MULET by Abdellatif KECHICHE (France)

OSELLA for Best Cinematography to:
Rodrigo PRIETO director of photography for the SE, JIE (LUST, CAUTION) di Ang LEE (USA/China/China, Taiwan)

OSELLA for Best Screenplay to:
Paul LAVERTY for the film IT’S A FREE WORLD… by Ken LOACH(UK/Italy/Germany/Spain)

SPECIAL LION for Overall Work to:
NIKITA MIKHALKOVT

To see the full list of winners, click here.
Thanks to Sasha Stone at Awards Daily for reporting these.

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