The 71st Venice International Film Festival was once again a success, and here are the lucky winners from the night…

GOLDEN LION for Best Film to:
A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE
by Roy Andersson (Sweden, Germany, Norway, France)

SILVER LION for Best Director to:
Andrej Koncalovskij (Russia)
for the film THE POSTMAN’S WHITE NIGHTS

GRAND JURY PRIZE to:
THE LOOK OF SILENCE by Joshua Oppenheimer
(Denmark, Finland, Indonesia, Norway, United Kingdom)

COPPA VOLPI for Best Actor:
Adam Driver
HUNGRY HEARTS by Saverio Costanzo (Italy)

COPPA VOLPI for Best Actress:
Alba Rohrwacher
HUNGRY HEARTS by Saverio Costanzo (Italy)

MARCELLO MASTROIANNI AWARD for Best Young Actor or Actress to:
Romain Paul
LE DERNIER COUP DE MARTEAU by Alix Delaporte (France)

AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY to:
Rakhshan Banietemad and Farid Mostafavi
GHESSEHA (TALES) by Rakhshan Banietemad (Iran)

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE to:
SIVAS by Kaan Müjdeci (Turkey, Germany)

LION OF THE FUTURE – “LUIGI DE LAURENTIIS” VENICE AWARD FOR A DEBUT FILM
Lion of the Future – “Luigi De Laurentiis” Venice Award for a Debut Film Jury at the 71st Venice Film Festival, chaired by Alice Rohrwacher and comprised of Lisandro Alonso, Ron Mann, Vivian Qu and Razvan Radulescu, has decided to award:

LION OF THE FUTURE – “LUIGI DE LAURENTIIS” VENICE AWARD FOR A DEBUT FILM to:
COURT by Chaitanya Tamhane (India)

ORIZZONTI AWARD FOR BEST FILM to:
COURT by Chaitanya Tamhane (India)

ORIZZONTI AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR to:
Naji Abu Nowar
THEEB (Jordan, U.A.E., Qatar, United Kingdom)

SPECIAL ORIZZONTI JURY PRIZE to:
BELLUSCONE. UNA STORIA SICILIANA
by Franco Maresco (Italy)

SPECIAL ORIZZONTI AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR OR ACTRESS to:
Emir Hadžihafizbegovic
TAKVA SU PRAVILA (THESE ARE THE RULES)
by Ognjen Svilicic (Croatia, France, Serbia, Macedonia)

ORIZZONTI AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM to:
MARYAM by Sidi Saleh (Indonesia)

VENICE SHORT FILM NOMINATION FOR THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2014 to:
PAT – LEHEM (DAILY BREAD) by Idan Hubel (Israel)

VENEZIA CLASSICI AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY ON CINEMA to:
ANIMATA RESISTENZA by Francesco Montagner and Alberto Girotto (Italy)

the VENEZIA CLASSICI AWARD FOR BEST RESTORED FILM to:
UNA GIORNATA PARTICOLARE by Ettore Scola (1977, Italy, Canada)

GOLDEN LION FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT 2014 to:
Thelma Schoonmaker
Frederick Wiseman

JAEGER-LECOULTRE GLORY TO THE FILMMAKER AWARD 2014 to:
James Franco

PERSOL TRIBUTE VISIONARY TALENT AWARD 2014 to:
Frances McDormand

L’ORÉAL PARIS PER IL CINEMA AWARD to:
Valentina Corti