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VENICE 2009 Parallel Awards

Hausner’s Lourdes picks up FIPRESCI Prize

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Hausner’s Lourdes picks up FIPRESCI Prize

International critics have honoured Austrian director Jessica Hausner’s film, Lourdes [+see also:
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, selected in competition (see our review). Meanwhile, in the Horizons section and Critics’ Week, the top award goes to Adrift by Vietnam’s Bui Thac Chuyen, co-produced by France’s Claire Agnès Lajourmand (Acrobates Films).

FIPRESCI Prize
Best Film Venice 66 - Lourdes by Jessica Hausner
Best Film Horizons and International Critics’ Week - Adrift by Bui Thac Chuyen

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Controcampo Italiano
Cosmonauta by Susanna Nicchiarelli
Special Mention - Negli occhi by Daniele Anzellotti and Francesco Del Grosso

SIGNIS Prize
Lourdes by Jessica Hausner
Special Mention: Lebanon [+see also:
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by Samuel Maoz

International Critics’ Week “Veneto Region for Quality Cinema” Award
Tehroun [+see also:
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by Takmil Homayoun Nader

Francesco Pasinetti Award (SNGCI)
Baarìa [+see also:
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by Giuseppe Tornatore
Best Film - The White Space [+see also:
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by Francesca Comencini
Best Actor - Filippo Timi for The Double Hour [+see also:
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Best Actress - Margherita Buy for The White Space
Special Pasinetti Award - Riccardo Scamarcio for The Big Dream [+see also:
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Special Pasinetti Award - Armando Testa: Povero Ma Moderno (“Armando Testa: Poor But Modern”) by Pappi Corsicato

Europa Cinemas Label Award - Venice Days 2009
The Last Days of Emma Blank by Alex van Warmerdam

Golden Lion Cub Award 2009
Capitalism: A Love Story by Michael Moore
Cinema for UNICEF commendation - Women Without Men [+see also:
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by Shirin Neshat

La Navicella - Venice Cinema Award
Lourdes by Jessica Hausner

C.I.C.T. UNESCO Enrico Fulchignoni Award
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans by Werner Herzog

Christopher D. Smithers Foundation Special Award
The Traveller by Ahmed Maher
Biografilm Lancia Award - Fiction - Mr. Nobody [+see also:
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interview: Jaco Van Dormael
interview: Jaco Van Dormael
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by Jaco Van Dormael
Biografilm Lancia Award - Documentary - In the Eyes by Francesco Del Grosso and Daniele Anzellotti

Nazareno Taddei Award
Lebanon by Samuel Maoz

Future Film Festival Digital Award
Metropia by Tarik Saleh
Special Mention - Up by Pete Docter

Brian Award
Lourdes by Jessica Hausner

Queer Lion Award
A Single Man by Tom Ford

Magic Lantern Prize (Cgs)
Cosmonaut by Susanna Nicchiarelli

FEDIC Prize
The White Space by Francesca Comencini
Special Mention - Di Me Cosa Ne Sai (“What Do You Know About Me?”) by Valerio Jalongo

Arca Cinemagiovani Award
Best Film Venice 66 - Soul Kitchen [+see also:
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by Fatih Akin
Best Italian Film - The Double Hour by Giuseppe Capotondi

Lina Mangiacapre Award
Scheherazade, Tell Me A Story by Yousry Nasrallah

Air For Film Fest Award
The White Space by Francesca Comencini

Open Award 2009
Capitalism: A Love Story by Michael Moore

Gianni Astrei Pro Life Award
The White Space by Francesca Comencini

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