All The Beauty and The Bloodshed Wins the Golden Lion: All Venice Film Festival Awards

All The Beauty and The Bloodshed Wins the Golden Lion: All Venice Film Festival Awards

Venice Film Festival 2022

The 79th Venice Film Festival ended on Saturday 10th September. Many stars arrived at Lido in these days dedicated to the seventh art, so here are all the prizes awarded in the various categories that make up the festival.

Author: Ilaria Costabile

Venice Film Festival 2022

Closed on Saturday, September 10 79th Venice Film Festival, has definitely returned to its pre-Covid glories, with intermittent comings and goings of actors, directors, fans and enthusiasts who inhabited Lido in these eleven days dedicated to the seventh art. The red carpet, as always, played a fundamental role, a showcase of glamor that received great and long-awaited movie stars and others, present at the premiere of the films that will gradually populate international cinemas. Also this year in the section of films in competition there was no shortage of Italian films, although in a slight minority compared to last year, among the films that have already found a certain critical consensus was the opening film, White Noise , from Noah Baumbach and also for the feature film “Argentina, 1985”, by Santiago Miltre. Great expectations also for titles like “Blonde” with Ana de Armas in the role of Marylin Monroe or even “The Whale” with an intense and dramatic Brendan Fraser, among Italians great enthusiasm for the return of Luca Guadagnino with “Bones and All” with the inevitable Timothée Chalamet and a special applause for “Lord of the Ants” by Gianni Amelio. There was also a certain enthusiasm for Out-of-Competition films: among the most anticipated was “Don’t Worry Honey”, the second work directed by Olivia Wilde starring an international pop star like Harry Stylesbut also “Dry” from Paolo Virzi already received some consents. Here, then, are the titles awarded in this 79th edition of the event.

The winners of the Venice Film Festival 2022

Twenty-three titles compete this year for the coveted Golden Lion, awarded by a jury made up of great exponents of the art week, by the president Julianne Mooreto the writer and Nobel Prize in Literature in 2017 Kazuo Ishigurowith the presence of Italians Leonardo Di Costanzo director of the most recent “Ariaferma”, at last year’s Mostra. The prizes awarded by the jury are as follows:

Golden Lion for Best Picture: All the Beauty and the Bloodshed by Laura Poitras

Silver Lion – Grand Jury Prize: Saint Omer by Alice Diop

Silver Lion – Special Director Award: Luca Guadagnino for Bones and All

Coppa Volpi for the best male interpretation: Colin Farrel for The Banshees of Inisherin

Coppa Volpi for the best female interpretation: Cate Blanchett for Tar

Special Jury Prize: Khers Nist (Without Bears) by Jafar Panahi

Best Screenplay Award: Inisherin’s Banshees

Marcello Mastroianni Award: Taylor Russell for Bones and All

Orizzonti Venice Awards 2022

The Horizons section of the Venice Film Festival brings together films, documentaries and short films representing new aesthetic, expressive and cinematographic forms. The varied jury that awarded the prizes is made up of President Isabel Coixet (Spanish director, screenwriter and producer), Italian Laura Bispuri (director), American Antonio Campos (director, screenwriter and producer), Algerian Sofia Djama (director and writer) and finally the French critic and programmer Edouard Waintrop.

Horizons Award for Best Film: Third World War by Houman Seyedi

Horizons Award for Best Director: Tizza Covi and Raimer Frimmel for the movie Vera

Special Jury Prize Orizzonti: Damnian Kocur with Chleb i sol (Bread and Salt)

Orizzzonti Award for Best Male Performance: Mohsen Tanabandeh as Jang-e jahani sevom (World War III) by Houman Seyedi

Orizzzonti Award for Best Female Performance: Vera Gemma for the movie Vera

Horizons Award for Best Screenplay: Blancita by Fernando Guzzoni

Orizzonti Award for Best Short Film: Snow in September for

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Armani Beauty Spectator Award: Nezouh by Soudade Kaadan

In addition to other collateral prizes awarded during the Biennale, such as the Immersive Venice section:

Leoncino d’Oro Award:

Lion of the Future – First Venice Opera Prize “Luigi De Laurentiis”: Saint Omer by Alice Diop

Grand Jury Prize for the best immersive VR work: From the main square by Pedro Harres

Best VR Experience: The Man Who Couldn’t Leave by Singing Chen

Special VR Jury Prize: Eggscape by German Heller

Source: Fan Page IT

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