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The Venice Film Festival (Italian Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica di Venezia) is the oldest film festival in the world. It began in 1932 as the "Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica" and since then has taken place every year in late August or early September on the island of the Lido, Venice, Italy. Screenings take place in the historic Palazzo del Cinema on the Lungomare Marconi. It is one of the world's most prestigious film festivals and is part of the Venice Biennale, a major biennial exhibition and festival for contemporary art. A film festival is the presentation or showcasing of films in one or more movie theaters or screening venues. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Venices Lido is an 11-mile long sandbar, home to about 20,000 residents, greatly augmented by the (mainly Italian) tourists who move in every summer. ... Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venezsia, Latin: Venetia) is a city in northern Italy, the capital of region Veneto, and has a population of 271,251 (census estimate January 1, 2004). ... Detail of exhibition. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ...


The festival's principal awards are the Leone d'Oro (Golden Lion), which is awarded to the best film screened at the festival, and the Coppa Volpi (Volpi Cup), which is awarded to the best actor and actress. Recently, a new award has been added, the San Marco Award for the best film in the "controcorrente" section. The Golden Lion (it: Leone dOro) is the name of the highest prize given to a film at the Biennale Venice Film Festival. ...


The festival in 2005 held from 31 August to 10 September was the 62nd. For the 2006 festival see the 63rd Venice International Film Festival. is the 242nd day of the year (243rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The 63rd Venice International Film Festival opened on August 30, 2006 with Brian De Palmas The Black Dahlia and closed September 9, 2006. ...

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Golden Lion winners

See a list of winners at Golden Lion The Golden Lion (it: Leone dOro) is the name of the highest prize given to a film at the Biennale Venice Film Festival. ...


Other awards

Mussolini Cup for best Italian Film

Guido Brignone (6 December 1886 - 6 March 1959) was an Italian film director. ... Carmine Gallone ( 18 September 1886 - 4 April 1973 ) was an early acclaimed Italian film director, screenwriter and film producer . ... Lo squadrone bianco (English: The White Squadron) is a 1936 Italian film directed by Augusto Genina. ... Augusto Genina (Rome, January 28, 1892 – September 18, 1957) was an Italian film pioneer. ... Carmine Gallone ( 18 September 1886 - 4 April 1973 ) was an early acclaimed Italian film director, screenwriter and film producer . ... Goffredo Alessandrini (Cairo, September 9, 1904 – Rome, May 16, 1978) was an Italian script writer and film director. ... Goffredo Alessandrini (Cairo, September 9, 1904 – Rome, May 16, 1978) was an Italian script writer and film director. ... Augusto Genina (Rome, January 28, 1892 – September 18, 1957) was an Italian film pioneer. ... Alessandro Blasetti (3 July 1900, Rome, Latium, Italy, 1 February 1987, Rome, Lazio, Italy was an Italian film director who influenced Italian neorealism. ... Benghazi is a seaport in Libya, Africa. ... Augusto Genina (Rome, January 28, 1892 – September 18, 1957) was an Italian film pioneer. ...

Mussolini Cup for best foreign film

Man Of Aran is a documentary film on life on the Aran Islands by Robert J. Flaherty (1934). ... Robert Joseph Flaherty (February 16, 1884, Iron Mountain, Michigan, United States - July 23, 1951, Dummerston, Vermont) was a filmmaker who directed and produced the first commercially successful feature length documentary film (Nanook of the North) in 1922. ... This article refers to the novel by Tolstoy. ... Clarence Brown (May 10, 1890 – August 17, 1987) was an American film director. ... The Kaiser of California has the unique distiction of being the first western film made in Nazi Germany, and the only one to be set in the United States. ... Luis Trenker (actually Alois Franz Trenker) October 4, 1892 in St. ... Julien Duvivier (October 8, 1896 in Lille - October 30, 1967 in Paris) was a French film director. ... Olympia is a 1938 film by Leni Riefenstahl documenting the 1936 Summer Olympics. ... Riefenstahl, 1931 Helene Bertha Amalie Leni Riefenstahl (August 22, 1902 – September 8, 2003) was a German film director, dancer and actress, and widely noted for her aesthetics and advances in film technique. ... Gustav Ucicky (July 6, 1898- April 27, 1961) was an acclaimed Austrian film director, screenwriter and cinematographer from Vienna He was one of the more successful and acclaimed directors in Austria and Germany from the 1930s through to the early the 60s. ... Veit Harlan (September 22, 1899, Berlin - April 13, 1964, Capri, Italy) was a German film director and actor. ...

Best director awards

King Vidor King Wallis Vidor (February 8, 1894 – November 1, 1982) was an American film director. ... Jacques Feyder Jacques Feyder (July 21, 1885 - May 24, 1948) was a Belgian screenwriter and international film director who was one of the founders of poetic realism in French cinema. ... La Kermesse Héroique is a 1935 French romantic comedy film directed by Jacques Feyder. ... Robert Joseph Flaherty (February 16, 1884, Iron Mountain, Michigan, United States - July 23, 1951, Dummerston, Vermont) was a filmmaker who directed and produced the first commercially successful feature length documentary film (Nanook of the North) in 1922. ... ... Elephant Boy could refer to: Elephant Boy, a 1937 film based on a story from Kiplings Jungle Book. ... For the film see Heimat (film) Heimat is a German word that has no simple English translation. ...

Silver Lion best direction

Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese (IPA: AmE: ; Ita: []) (born November 17, 1942) is an American film director, writer and producer and founder of the World Cinema Foundation. ... Goodfellas (also spelled GoodFellas) is a 1990 film directed by Martin Scorsese, based on the book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi, the true story of mob informer Henry Hill. ... Juan José Bigas Luna (Barcelona, March 19, 1946) is a Spanish film director. ... Jamón, jamón is a 1992 Spanish movie directed by Bigas Luna and starring Javier Bardem, Tomas Penco and Penélope Cruz (her debut film). ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Movie poster for Lamerica Lamerica is an award-winning 1994 film directed by Gianni Amelio. ... Abolfazl Jalili (Born 1957, Saveh, Iran) is an internationally acclaimed Iranian film director. ... Kenneth Charles Branagh (born December 10, 1960) is an Emmy Award-winning, Academy Award-nominated Northern Irish-born actor and film director. ... A Midwinters Tale is a 1996 romantic comedy directed by Kenneth Branagh. ... Hirokazu Koreeda (是枝裕和 Koreeda Hirokazu, born in 1962 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese film director. ... Maborosi (幻の光, Maboroshi no hikari, lit. ... Emir Kusturica (Serbian Cyrillic: Емир Кустурица; IPA: ) (born November 24, 1954) is a bosnian filmmaker born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (then FPR Yugoslavia). ... Black Cat, White Cat (Serbian: Црна мачка, бели мачор, Crna mačka, beli mačor) is a Yugoslavian Romantic comedy film directed by Emir Kusturica in 1998. ... Zhang Yuan (å¼ å…ƒ, born in 1963 in Nanjing, China) is a film director. ... Takeshi Kitano , born January 18, 1947) is a Japanese comedian, actor, presenter, author, poet, painter, one-time video game designer, and film director who has received critical acclaim, both in his native Japan and abroad, for his highly idiosyncratic cinematic work. ... Zatōichi ) is a Japanese samurai drama and martial arts film, released in 2003. ... Kim Ki-duk is a Korean film maker noted for his meditative, philosophical films. ... 3-Iron (or 빈집 (Bin-jip) meaning Empty Houses in Korean) is a 2004 Korean film from Kim Ki-duk, the director of the acclaimed Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter. ... Philippe Garrel (born April 6, 1948 in Paris, France) is a French director, cinemtographer, screenwriter, editor and producer. ... Alain Resnais (born June 3, 1922 ) is a French film director whose early works are often grouped within the New Wave or Nouvelle Vague film movement. ...

Silver Lion – Jury's special award

A Streetcar Named Desire is an Academy Award-winning 1951 film adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by Tennessee Williams. ... Elia Kazan, (Greek: Ηλίας Καζάν, IPA: ), (September 7, 1909 – September 28, 2003) was a Greek-American film and theatre director, film and theatrical producer, screenwriter, novelist and cofounder of the influential Actors Studio in New York in 1947. ... Les Amants is a 1958 French film directed by Louis Malle and starring Jeanne Moreau. ... Louis Malle (October 30, 1932 – November 23, 1995) was an Academy Award nominated French film director, working in both French and English. ... Francesco Rosi (born November 15, 1922 in Naples) is an Italian film director. ... Ansiktet or The Magician is a movie directed and written by Ingmar Bergman. ...   (IPA: in Swedish, but usually IPA: in English) (July 14, 1918 – July 30, 2007) was a Swedish film, stage, and opera director. ... Rocco e i suoi fratelli (Rocco and His Brothers) is a 1960 film directed by Luchino Visconti. ... Luchino Visconti. ... Categories: Movie stubs | 1962 films | French films ... Jean-Luc Godard (French IPA: ) (born 3 December 1930) is a French filmmaker and one of the most influential members of the Nouvelle Vague, or French New Wave. Born to Franco-Swiss parents in Paris, he was educated in Nyon, Switzerland, later studying at the Lycée Rohmer, and the... The Fire Within (Le feu follet) is a French 1963 film directed by Louis Malle and starring Maurice Ronet as Alain Leroy, a recovering alcoholic living in Versailles who suffers from depression. ... Louis Malle (October 30, 1932 – November 23, 1995) was an Academy Award nominated French film director, working in both French and English. ... Il Vangelo secondo Matteo is a 1964 Italian film directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini. ... 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Jean-Luc Godard (French IPA: ) (born 3 December 1930) is a French filmmaker and one of the most influential members of the Nouvelle Vague, or French New Wave. Born to Franco-Swiss parents in Paris, he was educated in Nyon, Switzerland, later studying at the Lycée Rohmer, and the... Giovanni (Nanni) Moretti (born August 19, 1953) is an Italian film director. ... Otar Iosseliani (Georgian ოთარ იოსელიანი; born February 2, 1934 in Tbilisi, Georgia) is a Georgian-French film maker. ... Fernando Ezequiel Pino Solanas (b. ... Francesco Maselli or Citto Maselli (December 9, 1930 in Rome ) is an award winning Italian film director and screenwriter. ... Ousmane Sembène (b. ... Otar Iosseliani (Georgian ოთარ იოსელიანი; born February 2, 1934 in Tbilisi, Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic) is a Georgian-French film maker. ... An Angel at My Table is a 1990 New Zealand film directed by Jane Campion. ... Jane Campion (born April 30, 1954 in Wellington, New Zealand) is an Academy Award-winning film maker. ... Manoel Cândido Pinto de Oliveira is a Portuguese film director born in Oporto on December 12, 1908. ... Bad Boy Bubby (1993 Port Adelaide, Australia) is a black comedy and drama film written and directed by Rolf de Heer. ... For the song, see Natural Born Killaz. ... William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946), known simply as Oliver Stone, is a three-time Academy Award-winning American film director and screenwriter. ... João César Monteiro was a Portuguese film director. ... Giuseppe Tornatore (born 27 May 1956) is an Italian film director. ... Otar Iosseliani (Georgian ოთარ იოსელიანი; born February 2, 1934 in Tbilisi, Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic) is a Georgian-French film maker. ... Paolo Virzì (Livorno, March 4, 1964) is an Italian film screenwriter and director. ... Lucian Pintilie (b. ... The Wind Will Carry Us (Bad ma ra khahad bord) is a 1999 film by Abbas Kiarostami. ... Abbas Kiarostami (Persian: `Abbās KiyārostamÄ«; born 22 June 1940) is an internationally acclaimed Iranian film director, screenwriter, and film producer. ... Before Night Falls is the 1992 autobiography of gay Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas, describing his life in Cuba, his time in prison, and his ultimate escape to the United States. ... Julian Schnabel (b. ... Hundstage is an Austrian film created in 2001 directed by Ulrich Seidl and winner of the Silver Lion Jurys special award at the 2001 Venice Film Festival. ... Ulrich Seidl (born November 24, 1952 in Vienna) is an Austrian film director, writer and producer. ... Mar adentro (English title: The Sea Inside) is a 2004 film by the Chilean-Spanish director Alejandro Amenábar, written by Mateo Gil and Amenábar. ... Alejandro Fernando Amenábar Cantos (born March 31, 1972 in Santiago, Chile) is a Spanish film director, widely considered one of the most important Spanish directors working today even though he has directed only four films. ... Screenshot Juliette Binoche in Abel Ferraras Mary. ... Born July 15, 1951 in The Bronx, Ferrara started his career in his teens, making amateur films on Super 8. ... Daratt (English: Dry Season, French: Saison sèche) is a 2006 film by Chadian director Mahamat Saleh Haroun. ... Mahamat Saleh Haroun (b. ...

Silver Lion – Revelation

Emanuele Crialese is an Italian film screenwriter and director. ... The Golden Door (Nuovomondo) is a 2006 drama based around a familys migration from Italy to New York during the beginning of the 20th Century. ...

Best actor awards

Fredric March (August 31, 1897 – April 14, 1975) was a two-time Academy Award-winning American actor. ... Dr. Jekyll and Mr. ... Wallace Beery (April 1, 1885 – April 15, 1949) was an American actor, best known for his many cinema appearances. ... Viva Villa! is a 1934 movie that was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. ... Vladimir Garin (26 January 1987 - 24 June 2003) was a Russian actor, and star of the critically acclaimed film Vozvrashcheniye (Russian: Возвращение), titled as The Return in the USA. He drowned in the same lake where a large portion of The Return was filmed, just before the films international debut. ... Konstantin Nikolaevich Lavronenko (Russian: ; b. ... Vozvrashcheniye (Russian: ), also known as The Return, is an acclaimed 2003 Russian film. ...

Volpi Cup best actor

Paul Muni (September 22, 1895 – August 25, 1967) was an Academy Award-winning and Tony Award-winning American stage and film actor. ... The Story of Louis Pasteur is a 1935 biographical film. ... Emil Jannings (July 23, 1884 - January 3, 1950) was an actor and the first winner of the Academy Award for Best Actor. ... Leslie Howard (April 3, 1893 - June 1, 1943) was a British stage and Academy Award nominated film actor. ... Pygmalion (1938) is a British film based on George Bernard Shaws play of the same name, and adapted by him for the screen. ... Ermete Zacconi (September 14, 1857 in Reggio Emilia – October 14, 1948 in Viareggio) was an Italian stage and film actor. ... Benghazi is a seaport in Libya, Africa. ... Pierre Fresnay (April 4, 1897 - January 9, 1975) was a French stage and film actor. ... Monsieur Vincent is a 1947 French film about Vincent de Paul. ... Ernst Deutsch (born September 16, 1890 in Prague; died March 22, 1969 in Berlin) was a German actor. ... 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Jürgens in a scene from Der Kommissar (1973) Curd Jürgens (December 13, 1915 - June 18, 1982) was a German stage and motion-picture actor. ... Kenneth Gilbert More CBE, (20 September 1914 - 12 July 1982) was a successful British cinema, television and theatre actor. ... The Deep Blue Sea (1952) is a play by Terence Rattigan. ... Bourvil (July 27, 1917 - September 23, 1970), né André Bourvil, was a French actor best known for his roles in comedy most notably in his collaboration with Louis de Funès in La Grande Vadrouille (1966). ... Anthony Franciosa, born Anthony George Papaleo, Jr. ... A Hatful of Rain is a 1957 dramatic film. ... Sir Alec Guinness CH, CBE, KBE (April 2, 1914 – August 5, 2000) was an Academy Award and Tony Award-winning British actor who became one of the most versatile and best-loved performers of his generation. ... The Horses Mouth is a 1958 film about a London artist trying to paint his grand vision. ... 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Best actress awards

Helen Hayes (October 10, 1900 – March 17, 1993) was a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress whose successful and award-winning career spanned almost 70 years. ... The Sin of Madelon Claudet is a 1931 film which tells the story of a wrongly-imprisoned woman who turns to theft and prostitution in order to support her son. ... Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an iconic American star of film, television and stage, widely recognized for her sharp wit, New England gentility and fierce independence. ... Little Women is a novel published in 1868 and written by American author Louisa May Alcott. ...

Volpi Cup best actress

Paula Wessely (January 20, 1907 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary, now Austria - May 11, 2000 in Vienna, Austria) was an Austrian actress. ... TV Show Reference Episode is the word usually used to refer to a part of a serial television or radio program. ... Annabella (July 14, 1909 – September 18, 1996) was a French cinema actress who achieved her greatest success in French cinema but who also achieved some success in Hollywood films of the late 1930s. ... For the singer, see Betty Davis, for the meteorologist, see Betty Davis (meteorologist). ... Kid Galahad is a 1962 musical film starring Elvis Presley as a boxer. ... Marked Woman is the title of a crime melodrama film released by Warner Brothers Studios in 1937. ... Edith Norma Shearer (August 10, 1902 (some sources indicate 1900) - June 12, 1983) was an Academy Award-winning Canadian-born Hollywood actress. ... Marie Antoinette was a 1938 film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. ... Kristina Söderbaum (October 5, 1912 - February 12, 2001) was a Swedish-born German film actress, producer and photographer. ... Anna Magnani (March 7, 1908 - September 26, 1973) was an Academy Award-winning Italian actress, with stage experience. ... Lonorevole Angelina is a 1947 film directed by Luigi Zampa. ... Robert Mitchum and Jean Simmons in Angel Face Jean Merilyn Simmons (born January 31, 1929 in Crouch Hill, London, England, United Kingdom) is a British actress. ... Hamlet is a 1948 film adaptation of the William Shakespeare play Hamlet. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... The Snake Pit is a 1948 film which tells the story of a woman who finds herself in an insane asylum, and cant remember how she got there. ... Eleanor Jean Parker (born June 26, 1922) is an American film and television actress. ... Caged is a 1950 film which tells the story of a young woman who is sent to prison for being an accessory to a robbery. ... Vivien Leigh, Lady Olivier (November 5, 1913 – July 8, 1967) was a two-time Academy Award winning English actress. ... A Streetcar Named Desire is an Academy Award-winning 1951 film adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by Tennessee Williams. ... Lilli Palmer (born Lillie Marie Peiser on May 24, 1914 in Posen, Prussia, Germany (then - after WW I - Poznań, Poland) - January 27, 1986 in Los Angeles) was an international actress. ... Schell as a kidnapped German doctor in the 1954 World War II drama, The Last Bridge . ... Gervaise is a 1956 French film directed by René Clément based on the novel LAssommoir by Émile Zola. ... Species Malva is a genus of about 25 species of herbaceous plants in the family Malvaceae (named after it), one of several closely related genera in the family to bear the common English name mallow. ... 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Volpi Cup best supporting actor

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Volpi Cup best supporting actress

Vanessa Redgrave, CBE (born 30 January 1937) is an Academy Award winning English actress and member of the Redgrave family, one of the enduring theatrical dynasties. ... Little Odessa is a film realised in 1994 by James Gray, featuring Tim Roth and Edward Furlong. ...

Osella

Best Technical Contribution

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Best Screenplay

Peter Morgan (born April 10, 1963 in London) is an English Academy Award nominated screenwriter and playwright. ... The Queen. ...

Best Cast awards

Special Award best cast

Executive Suite is a 1954 film starring William Holden, June Allyson, Barbara Stanwyck, Fredric March, Walter Pidgeon, Shelley Winters & Nina Foch. ... William Holden William Holden (April 17, 1918 – on or about November 12, 1981) was an Oscar winning American film actor. ... June Allyson (October 7, 1917 – July 8, 2006) was an American film and television actress, popular in the 1940s and 1950s. ... Barbara Stanwyck (July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990) was an American actress of film, stage, and screen . ... Fredric March (August 31, 1897 – April 14, 1975) was a two-time Academy Award-winning American actor. ... Walter Pidgeon Walter Pidgeon (September 23, 1897 – September 25, 1984) was a Canadian actor. ... Shelley Winters (August 18, 1920 – January 14, 2006) was a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress. ...

Volpi Cup best cast

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External links

  • La Biennale di Venezia - Official Site in English and Italian
  • Venice Film Festival at the Internet Movie Database

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The Venice Film Festival (it: Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica) is the oldest Film Festival in the World (began in the 1932) and takes place every year in late August/early September on the Lido di Venezia in the historic Palazzo del Cinema on the Lungomare Marconi, in Venice, Italy.
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The Venice Film Festival (Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica) takes place every year in late August/early September on the Lido di Venezia in the historic Palazzo del Cinema on the Lungomare Marconi, in Venice, Italy.
Recently, a new award has been added, the San Marco Award for the best film in the "controcorrente" section.
The Venice Film Festival is part of the Venice Biennale, a major biennial exhibition and festival for contemporary art.
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