Emma Stone and Tom Ford Win Big at Venice Film Festival
The 73rd Venice International Film Festival came to a close on Saturday night with their annual awards ceremony.
Lav Diaz‘s Filipino drama The Woman Who Left took home the Golden Lion, while Tom Ford’s noir Nocturnal Animals stole the Silver Lion Grand Jury Prize, with Emma Stone also landing the Coppa Volpi award for Best Actress for her turn in Damien Chazelle‘s La La Land.
Ford snapped up the Grand Jury Prize for his second feature-length film, which stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Amy Adams, while Stone took Best Actress for her role opposite Ryan Gosling in the upcoming musical fantasy film set in Los Angeles.
Elsewhere, Noah Oppenheim won Best Screenplay for the Natalie Portman Jacqueline Onassis biopic Jackie, and Ana Lily Amirpour’s cannibal thriller The Bad Batch won the Special Jury Prize.
The best director award was split this year in a tie between Andre Konchalovsky for his holocaust drama Paradise and Amat Escalante for his sci-fi film Untamed.
Check out the list of winners below:
Golden Lion: The Woman Who Left (Lav Diaz)
Silver Lion for Best Director (tie): Andrei Konchalovsky (Paradise), Amat Escalante (The Untamed)
Grand Jury Prize: Nocturnal Animals (Tom Ford)
Volpi Cup for Best Actor: Oscar Martinez (El Cuidadano Ilustre)
Volpi Cup for Best Actress: Emma Stone (La La Land)
Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor: Paula Beer (Franz)
Best Screenplay: Noah Oppenheim (Jackie)
Special Jury Prize: The Bad Batch (Ana Lily Amirpour)
Best Film: Liberami (Federica Di Giacomo)
Best Director: Fien Troch (Home)
Special Jury Prize: Big Big World (Reha Erdem)
Best Actress: Ruth Díaz (Tarde Para La Ira)
Best Actor: Nuno Lopes (São Jorge)
Best Screenplay: Wang Bing (Bitter Money)
Best Short Film: “La Voz Perdida” (Marcelo Martinessi)
Lion of the Future – “Luigi De Laurentiis” Venice Award for a Debut Film: The Last of Us (Ala Eddine Slim)
Best Documentary on Cinema: Le Concours (Claire Simon)
Best Restoration: Break Up – L’Uomo dei Cinque Palloni (Marco Ferreri)