The winners of the 2022 Venice Film Festival have been announced; The brilliance of Iranian cinema with “World War III”

A few minutes ago, the awards of the 79th edition of the Venice Film Festival were presented to the winners.

BingMag.com The winners of the 2022 Venice Film Festival have been announced; The brilliance of Iranian cinema with “World War III”

A few minutes ago, the awards of the 79th edition of the Venice Film Festival were presented to the winners.

In this year's Venice Film Festival, which started on August 31 It was held from September 9th to September 10th (September 19th) in the Blue City of Italy, Iranians came to this city with full hands like the Cannes festival. Leila Hatami, along with the famous American actress Julianne Moore, who has a showcase of various awards in her portfolio, were two members of the jury in the main part of this year's Venice Film Festival. On the other hand, two films "There is no bear" by Jafar Panahi and "Shab, Interior, Wall" by Vahid Jalilvand competed with the contenders for the Golden Lion. Jafar Panahi was absent from this festival due to his arrest, and this caused his film to be in the center of attention of the festival, and "Khores Niste" was able to have a stunning show and was ranked at the top of the critics' scoreboard with a score of 14.4 out of 5. take Jalilvand, who previously won the Silver Lion of Venice Horizons with "No Date, No Signature", was also present at this festival hoping to win the Golden Lion.

Also, two young Iranian filmmakers attended the Venice festival were present Homan Sidi participated in the Horizons section of Venice with "World War III" and Arin Vazir Doferi participated in the Horizons Extra section with the film "Dreamless". along with Audrey Divan as one of their chosen faces. Divan, who was another member of the jury of the main part of the festival, won the Golden Lion award for the best film last year for the movie "Itfaq". The Venice Film Festival awarded its three awards to Iranian filmmakers. As expected, the movie "No Bear" was able to create an important event and win the special prize of the jury in the main section. Homan Sidi also attracted the attention of the judges of the Venice Horizons section with the brilliance of Mohsen Tanabandeh, and his film was able to win the best actor award for Mohsen Tanabandeh and the best film for Sidi. Tanabandeh presented his award to his wife and directors who may live with a character similar to his character. Sidi also presented her award to the people of Iran.

The golden lion of the 79th festival, according to the unwritten tradition of two years ago, was once again awarded to a female director, for directing the documentary "All Beauty and Bleeding". Contrary to expectations and despite the not so stunning performance of the movie "Bones and Everything", the Silver Lion award for the best director also went to Luca Guadagnino, so that the Italians in their own country won't be short of the prestigious Venice festival awards.

Score table Critics also show that films that managed to get more stars from the strictest pundits also did well at awards. It is noteworthy that Jaafar Panahi's film "Khores Niste" was given the highest score, which might have been expected to win the Golden Lion, but the documentary "Tomm Kabey and Bloodshed", which is in the fifth place among 23 films, won the Golden Lion. It's not a bear" kidnapping.

BingMag.com The winners of the 2022 Venice Film Festival have been announced; The brilliance of Iranian cinema with “World War III”

Critics' rating table in Venice Film Festival 2022

Complete list of winners of Venice Film Festival 2022

Main section

  • Golden Lion for the best film: "All the beauty and the bloodshed" (All the beauty and the bloodshed) directed by Laura Pouters
  • Silver Lion (Grand Jury Prize): "Holy Life" directed by Alice Diop
  • Silver Lion Best Director: Luca Guadagnino for "Bones and Everything"
  • Volpi Award for Best Actress Cate Blanchett for her role in the movie "Tar"
  • Volpi Award for Best Actor: Colin Farrell for her role In the film "Inishreen Spirits"
  • Best Screenplay: Martin McDonagh for the film "Inishreen Spirits"
  • Special Jury Award: "It's not a bear" directed by Jafar Panahi
  • Marcello Mastroianni Award for the best emerging actor: Taylor Russell for his role in the movie "Bones and Everything"
  • Luigi De Laurentiis Future Lion Award for Best First Film: "Holy Life" directed by Alice Diop

Section of Horizons

  • Best Film: "World War III" directed by Homan Sidi
  • Best Director: Tisa Covey and Rainer Frimmel for " Vera"
  • Special Jury Award: "Bread and Salt" directed by Damien Cukor
  • Best Actress: Vera Gemma Best actor for the role in the film "Vera": Mohsen Tanabandeh for the role in the film "World War III"
  • Best Screenplay: Fernando Guzoni for the film "Blanquita"
  • Best short film: "Snow in September" directed by Lekaguadulam Puro-Ochir

Division Horizons Extra

  • Audience Award: "Nezouh" directed by Sudadeh Kadan

Virtual reality section (Venice Immersive)

  • Special Jury Prize: The film "Eggscape" directed by German Heller, Jorghe Terso and Federico Heller
  • Grand Jury Prize: "From Main Square" to Directed by Pedro Hares
  • Best Virtual Reality Experience: The Man Who Couldnt Let Go directed by Chen Xingying

Classics Section

  • The best restored film: Branded to Kill directed by Sijun Suzuki
  • The best documentary film: strong> "Pieces of Heaven" directed by K. January. Davison

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