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"Lebanon" by Israeli Samuel Maoz wins Golden Lion in Venice

2009-09-13 02:34:40 GMT2009-09-13 10:34:40 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Samuel Maoz, Director of the film "Lebanon" kisses the award of "Golden Lion for Best Film" during the 66th Venice International Film Festival at Venice Lido, on Sept. 12, 2009. Best director went to Iranian-born Shirin Neshat for "Women Without Men," best actor went to Britain's Colin Firth in designer Tom Ford's directorial debut "A Single Man," and best actress went to Russian Ksenia Rappoport for "La Doppia Ora." (Xinhua Photo)

Samuel Maoz (R), Director of the film "Lebanon" and actor Yoav Donat (C) show the award of "Golden Lion for Best Film" during the 66th Venice International Film Festival at Venice Lido, on Sept. 12, 2009.(Xinhua Photo)

Shirin Neshat, director of the film "Women Without Men" shows the award of "Silver Lion for Best Director" during the 66th Venice International Film Festival at Venice Lido, on Sept. 12, 2009.(Xinhua Photo)

British actor Colin Firth shows the Best Actor award for his role in the film "A Single Man" during the 66th Venice International Film Festival at Venice Lido, Italy, on Sept. 12, 2009.(Xinhua Photo)

Russian actress Ksenia Rappoport shows the Best Actress award for her role in the film "La Doppia Ora" during the 66th Venice International Film Festival at Venice Lido, Italy, on Sept. 12, 2009.(Xinhua Photo)

The film "Lebanon" wins the award of "Golden Lion for Best Film" during the 66th Venice International Film Festival at Venice Lido, on Sept. 12, 2009.

Best director went to Iranian-born Shirin Neshat for "Women Without Men," best actor went to Britain's Colin Firth in designer Tom Ford's directorial debut "A Single Man," and best actress went to Russian Ksenia Rappoport for "La Doppia Ora."

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