13 September 2015

Brady Corbet double winner in Venice

By otm

THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER TRIUMPHS

The Lion of the Future prize for best debut film went to Brady Corbet’s The Childhood of a Leader, starring Robert Pattinson, Liam Cunningham, Bérénice Bejo and Stacy Martin.

The fable on the rise of fascism marks the directorial debut of Corbet, better known as an actor in films such as Melancholia and Thirteen. The award comes with a $100,000 prize.

Corbet also picked up the best director award in the Horizons (Orizzonti) strand of the festival, in which the film played.

VENEZIA 72

The Venezia 72 Jury, chaired by Alfonso Cuarón and comprised of Elizabeth Banks, Emmanuel Carrère, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Diane Kruger, Francesco Munzi, Pawel Pawlikowski and Lynne Ramsey having viewed all 21 films in competition, has decided as follows: 

Golden Lion for Best Film to: DESDE ALLÁ (FROM AFAR) by Lorenzo Vigas (Venezuela, Mexico) 

Silver Lion for Best Director to: Pablo Trapero for the film EL CLAN (Argentina, Spain) 

Grand Jury Prize to: ANOMALISA by Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson (USA) Coppa Volpi for Best Actress: Valeria Golino in the film PER AMOR VOSTRO by Giuseppe Gaudino (Italy) 

Coppa Volpi for Best Actor: Fabrice Luchini in the film L’HERMINEby Christian Vincent (France) 

Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor to: Abraham Attah in the film BEASTS OF NO NATION by Cary Joji Fukunaga (USA) 

Award for Best Screenplay to: Christian Vincent for the film L’HERMINE by Christian Vincent (France) 

Special Jury Prize to: ABLUKA (FRENZY) by Emin Alper (Turkey, France, Qatar) 

LION OF THE FUTURE – “LUIGI DE LAURENTIIS” VENICE AWARD FOR A DEBUT FILM

Lion of the Future – “Luigi De Laurentiis” Venice Award for a Debut Film Jury at the 72nd Venice Film Festival, chaired by Saverio Costanzo and comprised of Charles Burnett, Roger Garcia, Natacha Laurent and Daniela Michel, has decided to award: 

Lion of the Future – “Luigi De Laurentiis” Venice Award for a Debut Film to: THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER  by Brady Corbet (UK, Hungary) (ORIZZONTI)

as well as a prize of 100,000 USD, donated by Filmauro di Aurelio e Luigi De Laurentiis to be divided equally between director and producer 

ORIZZONTI AWARDS

The Orizzonti Jury of the 72nd Venice Film Festival, chaired by Jonathan Demme and composed of Anita Caprioli, Fruit Chan, Alix Delaporte and Paz Vega having viewed the 34 films in competition has decided to award: 

the Orizzonti Award for Best Film to: FREE IN DEED by Jake Mahaffy (USA, New Zealand) 

the Orizzonti Award for Best Director to: Brady Corbetfor THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER by Brady Corbet (United Kingdom, Hungary) 

the Special Orizzonti Jury Prize to: BOI NEON (NEON BULL) by Gabriel Mascaro (Brazil, Uruguay, The Netherlands) 

the Special Orizzonti Award for Best Actor to: Dominique Lebornein the film TEMPÊTE by Samuel Collardey

the Orizzonti Award for Best Short Film to: BELLADONNA by Dubravka Turic (Croatia) 

the Venice Short Film Nomination for the European Film Awards 2015 to:

E.T.E.R.N.I.T. by Giovanni Aloi (France) 

Source: http://www.screendaily.com/festivals/venice/venice-from-afar-wins-golden-lion-the-clan-wins-silver-lion/5093000.article


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