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VENICE 2019 Awards

The international critics give their award to Roman Polanski

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- VENICE 2019: The FIPRESCI Award goes to An Officer and a Spy, the Union of Italian Journalists plumps for Martone, and the Italian critics go for Nate Parker

The international critics give their award to Roman Polanski
An Officer and a Spy by Roman Polanski

The International Federation of Film Critics has handed its FIPRESCI Award to An Officer and a Spy [+see also:
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by Roman Polanski, which screened in competition at the Venice Film Festival. The Best Film in Orizzonti and the parallel sections was deemed by the International Federation of Film Critics to be White on White [+see also:
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by Theo Court.

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Meanwhile, the Filming Italy Award of the National Union of Italian Film Critics went to a film in the Sconfini section, American Skin by Nate Parker, produced by Spike Lee. The Francesco Pasinetti Award for Best Film, handed out by the National Union of Italian Film Journalists, was bestowed upon The Mayor of Rione Sanità [+see also:
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by Mario Martone.

Here is a list of the main parallel award winners:

FIPRESCI Award - Competition
An Officer and a Spy [+see also:
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- Roman Polanski (France/Italy)

FIPRESCI Award - Best Film from Orizzonti and the parallel sections
White on White [+see also:
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- Theo Court (Spain/Chile/France/Germany)

Filming Italy Award National Union of Italian Film Critics, Best Movie

Best Film in the Sconfini Section
American Skin – Nate Parker (USA)

Francesco Pasinetti Award – National Union of Italian Film Journalists

Best Film
The Mayor of Rione Sanità [+see also:
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interview: Mario Martone
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- Mario Martone (Italy)

Best Actors
Francesco Di Leva and Massimiliano Gallo – The Mayor of Rione Sanità

Best Actress
Valeria Golino – 5 Is the Perfect Number [+see also:
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(Italy/Belgium/France); Adults in the Room [+see also:
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interview: Costa-Gavras
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(France/Greece); Volare [+see also:
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(Italy)

Special Prize
Citizen Rosi [+see also:
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]
- Didi Gnocchi and Carolina Rosi (Italy)

ARCA Young Cinema Award

Best Italian Film at Venice 76
Martin Eden [+see also:
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interview: Pietro Marcello
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]
- Pietro Marcello (Italy/France)

Best Film at Venice 76
Ema – Pablo Larraín (Chile)

FEDIC (Federazione Italiana dei Cineclub) Award

Best Film
Sole [+see also:
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interview: Carlo Sironi
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]
- Carlo Sironi (Italy/Poland)

Special Mention
Nevia [+see also:
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- Nunzia De Stefano (Italy)

Lizzani Award - ANAC (Associazione Nazionale Autori Cinematografici)
Nevia - Nunzia De Stefano

Leoncino d'Oro Award - Agiscuola, UNICEF
The Mayor of Rione Sanità - Mario Martone

Queer Lion Award
The Prince [+see also:
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- Sebastián Muñoz (Chile/Argentina/Belgium)

Please click here for a detailed list of all of the parallel award winners.

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