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FACTBOX: Who won what at the Venice film festival

2008-09-08 07:42:41 GMT2008-09-08 15:42:41 (Beijing Time) SINA.com

VENICE - U.S. film "The Wrestler", directed by Darren Aronofsky, won the top prize at the Venice film festival on Saturday.

Here is a list of the main awards:

GOLDEN LION FOR BEST FILM

"The Wrestler" (U.S.) by Darren Aronofsky

SILVER LION FOR BEST DIRECTOR

Alexei German Jr. (Russia) for "Paper Soldier"

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE

"Teza" by Ethiopian director Haile Gerima

SPECIAL LION FOR BODY OF WORK

German director Werner Schroeter

BEST ACTOR

Italian actor Silvio Orlando for "Il papa' di Giovanna" (Giovanna's Father)

BEST ACTRESS

French actress Dominique Blanc for "L'autre" (The Other One)

BEST EMERGING ACTRESS

U.S. actress Jennifer Lawrence for "The Burning Plain"

BEST SCREENPLAY

Ethiopian director Haile Gerima for "Teza"

BEST FIRST FILM

"Pranzo di Ferragosto" (Ferragosto's Lunch) by Italian director Gianni Di Gregorio.

(Agencies)

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