The occasion will not be simply that The occasion has gained the Golden Lion for greatest movie on the Venice Worldwide Movie Competition. With this award to director Audrey Diwan, this 12 months the Oscar, the Golden palm at Cannes and now the Golden Lion in Venice had been for movies directed by ladies.
And what’s extra: Netflix gained 4 of the prizes awarded by the Competition Jury, which this 12 months was chaired by South Korean Bong Joon-hoo (Parasites).
Certainly, the movie L’Evenement, by the French Audrey Diwan, gained at present the Golden Lion on the 78th version of the oldest Competition on the earth, and within the jury, along with Bong Joon-ho, was Chloé Zhao, the director of Nomadland, which gained the Oscar for greatest image in April. In Cannes the Palme d’Or had been for Titaneby the French Julia Ducournau.
French Audrey Diwan, along with her Golden Lion for a movie about abortion in Nineteen Sixties France. AFP photograph
The occasion was a powerful candidate, as printed Clarion the identical Monday it was screened in competitors, after the weekend by which Hollywood stars flooded the Lido, the island the place the pageant takes place.
The Frenchwoman turned the sixth lady to win the Golden Lion. The primary was the German Margarethe von Trotta, for The german sisters (1981), adopted by the French Agnès Varda with No roof or legislation (1985), Indian Mira Nair with Wedding ceremony (2001), the American Sofia Coppola for Someplace – In a nook of the center (2010) and Chloé Zhao, of Chinese language origin however already an American citizen, final 12 months for Nomadland (2020).
Audrey Diwan with French-Romanian actress Anamaria Vartolomei, who holds the Golden Lion. Photograph EFE
The occasion tells the story of a superb younger college scholar (performed by Anamaria Vartolomei) who in France firstly of the ’60s decides to not proceed along with her being pregnant, although it was unlawful at the moment. The protagonist is aware of that she is risking ending up in jail, however continues along with her plan.
The movie is predicated on the novel by which the author Annie Ernaux narrated her personal clandestine abortion throughout her scholar days in France within the Nineteen Sixties. Diwan, 41, of Lebanese origin, labored as a journalist and screenwriter and is a member of Collectif 50/50, a French NGO that promotes equality between women and men within the movie business.
Jane Campion holds her Silver Lion for Finest Director for Netflix’s “The Power of the Dog.” Photograph EFE
Persevering with with the filmmaker awards, New Zealander Jane Campion gained the Silver Lion for greatest director for The Energy of the Canine (The ability of the canine), which Netflix will premiere worldwide in early December.
Netflix, the good winner
The streaming firm Netflix was the good winner of the night in Venice: it gained 4 prizes awarded by the Official Jury.
The talked about Silver Lion to Jane Campion for the very best route for The ability of the canine (which has British Benedict Cumberbatch and American Kirsten Dunst in its solid), opens on December 1.
Italians Paolo Sorrentino and Filippo Scotti pose with their awards. AFP photograph
It was the hand of God, by Paolo Sorrentino, probably the most autobiographical movie by the director of The good magnificence, which tells how actually Diego Maradona saved him from dying, he gained two awards. Sorrentino gained the Grand Jury Prize, and Filippo Scotti, his alter ego within the movie, the Marcello Mastroianni for greatest rising actor. It opens on December 15 on the platform.
The American Maggie Gyllenhaal gained, along with her first script, the prize exactly for the very best libretto. AFP photograph
And Maggie Gyllenhaal, the actress who made her directing debut with Ti misplaced daughter and is Jake’s sister, she gained the award for greatest screenplay for her debut movie, which stars Olivia Colman (The Crown, The favorite, The daddy).
Prize for Penelope Cruz
The Spanish actress Penelope Cruz acquired this Saturday the award for the very best feminine efficiency of the 78th Venice movie pageant for her intense efficiency within the movie Parallel momsby his compatriot Pedro Almodóvar.
Penelope and her Cup. AFP Photograph
“Thank you Pedro, you have created a magic, I adore you,” stated the actress upon receiving the award and dedicating it to her household.
Penelope was additionally in one other movie that was competing for the Golden Lion, Official competitors, by Argentines Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat, however the Jury decided that he gained the Volpi Cup for the movie by the La Mancha director.
5 years in the past, Oscar Martínez gained the Volpi Cup for greatest actor for The illustrious citizenby Cohn and Duprat …
The opposite high prizes awarded by the jury chaired by Bong Joon-ho and comprised of Saverio Costanzo, Virginie Efira, Cynthia Erivo, Sarah Gadon, Alexander Nanau and Chloé Zhao, had been the Particular Jury Prize for Il Bucco, by Michelangelo Frammartino, and the Volpi Cup for greatest actor for John Arcilla, for On the Job: The Lacking 8.