Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Venice Film Festival Winners 2011 | 2011 Venice Film Festival Winners

Venice Film Festival 2011 winners. Below are the award winners of the 2011 Venice Film Festival.

68th Annual Venice Film Festival Winners


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)

Lion of the Future - “Luigi De Laurentiis”Venice Award for a Debut Film

Là-bas by Guido Lombardi (Italy) - International Critics' Week

and a prize of 100,000 USD, donated by Filmauro di Aurelio e Luigi De Laurentiis, to be divided equally between the director and the producer 


Orizzonti Award (full-length films):

Kotoko by Shinya Tsukamoto (Japan)

Special Orizzonti Jury Prize (full-length films):

Whores’ Glory di Michael Glawogger (Austria, Germania)

Orizzonti Award:

Accidentes Gloriosos (medium-length films) by Mauro Andrizzi and Marcus Lindeen (Sweden, Denmark, Germany)

Orizzonti Award (short films):

In attesa dell'avvento by Felice D'Agostino and Arturo Lavorato (Italia)

Special Mentions:

O Le Tulafale (The Orator) by Tusi Tamasese (New Zealand, Samoa)

All The Lines Flow Out by Charles LIM Yi Yong (Singapore)


Controcampo Award (for narrative feature-length films)

Scialla! by Francesco Bruni

Controcampo Award (for short films)

A Chjàna by Jonas Carpignano

Controcampo Doc Award (for documentaries)

Pugni chiusi by Fiorella Infascelli

Special Mentions:

to the documentary Black Block by Carlo Augusto Bachschmidt

to Francesco Di Giacomo for the cinematography of Pugni chiusi

Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

Marco Bellocchio

Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award 2011

Al Pacino

Persol 3D Award for the Most Creative Stereoscopic Film of the Year

Zapruder Filmmakers Group (David Zamagni, Nadia Ranocchi, and Monaldo Moretti)

L'Oréal Paris Award for Cinema

Nicole Grimaudo

The Journey is the Reward - Directed by Don Haderlein

Directors Reel - Don Haderlein

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