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Winners of 66th Venice Film Festival

Written by: FFT Webmaster | September 14th, 2009

66th Venice Film Festival

The winners of the 66th Venice Film Festival, jury chaired by director Ang Lee are as follows:

GOLDEN LION for Best Film: Lebanon by Samuel Maoz (Israel)

SILVER LION for Best Director to:
Shirin Neshat for Women Without Men (Germany/Austria/France)

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE to:
Soul Kitchen by Fatih Akin

COPPA VOLPI for Best Actor:
Colin Firth for A Single Man by Tom Ford (USA)

COPPA VOLPI for Best Actress:
Ksenia Rappoport for by Patrick Mario Bernard and Pierre Trividic (France)

OSELLA for Best Screenplay to:
Todd Solondz for Life During Wartime (USA)

MARCELLO MASTROIANNI AWARD for Best Young Actor or Actress:
Jasmine Trinca for Il Grande Sogno by Michelle Placido (Italy)

OSELLA for Best Production Designer to:
Sylvie Olive for Mr. Nobody by Jaco Van Dormael (France)

“LUIGI DE LAURENTIIS” AWARD FOR A DEBUT FILM to:
Engkwentro by Pepe Diokno (Philippines)

CONTROCAMPO ITALIANO PRIZE:
Cosmonauta by Susanna Nicchiarelli

QUEER LION for Best Gay Film:
A Single Man, directed by Tom Ford

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