73rd Venice International Film Festival: Award Winners

List of Winners at the 2016 Venice International Film Festival

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The 73rd Venice International Film Festival was held from 31 August to 10 September 2016. English filmmaker Sam Mendes was the President of the Jury for the international competition. The festival's opening night film was the musical La La Land, written and directed by Damien Chazelle.
Here's the complete list of winners:


Golden Lion:
The Woman Who Left, Lav Diaz
Grand Jury Prize:
Nocturnal Animals, dir: Tom Ford
Silver Lion, Best Director:
Amat Escalante, La Region Salvaje
Andrei Konchalovsky, Paradise
Volpi Cup, Best Actress:
Emma Stone, La La Land
Volpi Cup, Best Actor:
Oscar Martinez, El Ciudadano Ilustre
Best Screenplay:
Noah Oppenheim, Jackie
Special Jury Prize:
The Bad Batch, dir: Ana Lily Amirpour
Marcello Mastroianni Award for for Best New Young Actor or Actress:
Paula Beer, Frantz


Best Film:
Liberami, dir: Federica Di Giacomo
Best Director:
Fien Troch, Home
Special Jury Prize:
Big Big World, dir: Reha Erdem
Best Actress:
Ruth Diaz, The Fury Of A Patient Man
Best Actor:
Nuno Lopes, Sao Jorge
Best Screenplay:
Wang Bing, Bitter Money
Best Short Film:
La Voz Perdida, dir: Marcelo Martinessi
Lion of the Future – “Luigi De Laurentiis” Venice Award for a Debut Film:
The Last Of Us, dir: Ala Eddine Slim


Best Restoration:
Break-Up – The Man With The Balloons, dir: Marco Ferreri
Best Documentary on Cinema:
Le Concours, dir: Claire Simon


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