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Venice Film Festival announce the winners of 2016 competition

The Mostra came to a close yesterday with the jury handing out their awards. The Golden Lion went to Lav Diaz’s new movie: “The Woman who left” based on  Leo Tolstoy‘s short story “God Sees the Truth”. The US are like at the Olympics this years champions with awards for:  Emma Stone, Tom Ford, Ana Lily Amirpour and Noah Oppenheim. The Silver Lion was shared between two movies : “Paradise,” by Andre Konchalovsky and “The Untamed,” by Amat Escalante.

Fien Troch earned a best director award for her new movie “Home” in the lion of the future – Luigi de Laurentiis category.

Discover this year’s winners:

WINNERS OF THE 73ND VENICE FILM FESTIVAL OFFICIAL AWARDS

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

GOLDEN LION

“The Woman Who Left,” Lav Diaz, Philippines

SILVER LION BEST DIRECTOR (TIE)

“Paradise,” Andre Konchalovsky, Russia, Germany

“The Untamed,” Amat Escalante, Mexico

JURY GRAND PRIZE
“Nocturnal Animals,” Tom Ford, U.S.

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
“The Bad Batch,” Ana Lily Amirpour, U.S.

ACTOR

Oscar Martinez (“The Distinguished Citizen,” Argentina, Spain)

ACTRESS
Emma Stone (“La La Land,” U.S.)

MARCELLO MASTROIANNI PRIZE FOR YOUNG PERFORMER –

Paula Beer (“Frantz,” France)

BEST SCREENPLAY
Noah Oppenheim  (“Jackie,” U.S.)

LUIGI DE LAURENTIIS LION OF THE FUTURE
“The Last of Us,” Ala Eddine Slim, Tunisia

HORIZONS JURY

BEST FILM
“Liberami,” Federica di Giacomo, Italy

BEST DIRECTOR

“Home,” Fien Troch, Belgium

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
“Big Big World,” Reha Erdam, Turkey

SPECIAL PRIZE FOR BEST ACTOR

Nuno Lopes (“Sao Jorge,” Portugal)

SPECIAL PRIZE FOR BEST ACTRESS

Ruth Diaz (“The Fury of a Patient Man,” Spain)

BEST SCREENPLAY

Wang Bing (“Bitter Money,” China)

BEST SHORT

“La Voz Perdida,” Marcelo Mantinessi, Paraguay

VENICE CLASSICS AWARDS

Best Documentary on Cinema

“Le Councours,” Claire Simon, France

Best Restored Film

“Break-Up — L’uomo dei cinque palloni,” Marco Ferreri, Italy

Stanley Berenboom

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