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Oscar Season Officially Begins! Check Out Complete List of Winners of the 68th Venice Film Festival!

12 September 2011 9:52 AM, PDT | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

Official Awards of the 68th Venice Film Festival

Venezia 68

Golden Lion for Best Film

Faust by Aleksander Sokurov (Russia)

Silver Lion for Best Director

Shangjun Cai for the film Ren Shan Ren Hai (People Mountain People Sea) (China - Hong Kong)

Special Jury Prize

Terraferma by Emanuele Crialese (Italy)

Coppa Volpi for Best Actor

Michael Fassbender in the film Shame by Steve McQueen (United Kingdom)

Coppa Volpi for Best Actress

Deanie Yip in the film Tao jie (A Simple Life) by Ann Hui (China - Hong Kong)

Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best New Young Actor or Actress

Shôta Sometani and Fumi Nikaidô in the film Himizu by Sion Sono (Japan)

Osella for the Best Cinematography

Robbie Ryan for the film Wuthering Heights by Andrea Arnold (United Kingdom)

Osella for Best Screenplay

Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou for the film Alpis (Alps) by Yorgos Lanthimos (Grecia)

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Russian film wins Golden Lion at Venice

10 September 2011 10:34 PM, PDT | DearCinema.com | See recent DearCinema.com news »

Faust directed by Aleksander Sokurov of Russia won the Golden Lion for the Best Film at the 68th Venice International Film Festival.  The festival came to a close on September 10 with the award ceremony.

The Special Jury prize went to Terraferma by Emanuele Crialese of Italy.

Fipresci Prizes went to Shame directed by Steve McQueen of UK and Two Years at Sea directed by Ben Rivers of UK.

The Indian films that were presented at the festival are Amit Dutta’s Sonchidi and Gurvinder Singh’s Anhey Ghore Da Daan (Alms of the Blind Horse).

Official Awards of the 68th Venice Film Festival

Golden Lion for Best Film

Faust by Aleksander Sokurov (Russia)

Silver Lion for Best Director

Shangjun Cai for the film Ren Shan Ren Hai (People Mountain People Sea) (China – Hong Kong)

Special Jury Prize

Terraferma by Emanuele Crialese (Italy)

Coppa Volpi for Best Actor

Michael Fassbender in »

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‘Loose Cannons’ (Mine Vaganti) strikes a neat balance between comedy and drama

6 April 2011 6:15 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Loose Cannons/Mine Vaganti

Director: Ferzan Ozpetek

Writtem by Ivan Cotroneo & Ferzan Ozpetek

Italy, 2010

Ferzan Ozpetek’s comedy drama Loose Cannons springs a few surprises – not least the long-forgotten voices of Spanish disco duo Baccara on the soundtrack. The dubious musical selections sound a jarring note in what is otherwise a witty and well-crafted tale of dysfunction within a bourgeois Italian family. To borrow that memorable last line from one of the greatest screen comedies: “Nobody’s perfect.”

Tommaso Cantone (Riccardo Scamarcio) and his elder brother Antonio (Alessandro Preziosi) are about to take over the reins of the family’s pasta business in southern Italy. But Tommaso, a writer who now lives in Rome, is determined to go his own way. He confides to his brother that he plans to come out to his relatives at an important dinner that evening. In the ultimate act of filial betrayal, Antonio steals »

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