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Noctural Animals, The Woman Who Left Top Venice Film Festival Winners

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The film-festival world isn’t just revolving around Toronto right now. Lav Diaz’s sweeping drama The Woman Who Left snapped up the Venice Film Festival’s Golden Lion award earlier today, while Tom Ford’s noir Nocturnal Animals stole the Grand Jury Prize. Meanwhile, Emma Stone and Oscar Martinez each took home a Volpi Cup for La La Land and El Ciudadano Ilustre respectively, and Noah Oppenheim won Best Screenplay for the Natalie Portman Jacqueline Onassis biopic Jackie. Read below for the full list of winners:

Golden Lion:
 The Woman Who Left, directed by Lav Diaz
Grand Jury Prize: 
Nocturnal Animals, directed by Tom Ford
Silver Lion, Best Director:
 A tie between Amat Escalante, La Region Salvaje
 and Andrei Konchalovsky, Paradise
Volpi Cup, Best Actress:
 Emma Stone, La La Land
Volpi Cup, Best Actor:
 Oscar Martinez, El Ciudadano Ilustre
Best Screenplay:
 Noah Oppenheim, Jackie
Special Jury Prize:
 The Bad Batch, directed by Ana Lily Amirpour
Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best New Young Actor or Actress:
 Paula Beer, Frantz


Best Film:
 Liberami, directed by Federica Di Giacomo
Best Director:
 Fien Troch, Home
Special Jury Prize:
 Big Big World, directed by Reha Erdem
Best Actress:
 Ruth Diaz, The Fury of a Patient Man
Best Actor:
 Nuno Lopes, Sao Jorge
Best Screenplay:
 Bitter Money, Wang Bing
Best Short Film:
 La Voz Perdida, directed by Marcelo Martinessi
Lion of the Future “Luigi De Laurentiis” Venice Award for a Debut Film:
 The Last Of Us, directed by Ala Eddine Slim


Best Restoration:
 Break-Up – The Man With The Balloons, directed by Marco Ferreri
Best Documentary on Cinema:
 Le Concours, directed by Claire Simon

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