The closing of the Venice Film Festival 2020 was held while “Khorshid” actor Ruhollah Zamani won the best young actor award and “Silent Plain” was chosen as the best film in the “Horizons” section.
According to the film section of the Academy of Arts, the 77th Venice International Film Festival ended last night and two representatives from Iran received awards.
First, the “Horizons” section of the Venice festival recognized its winners. The two films “Careless Crime” directed by Shahram Makri and “Silent Plain” directed by Ahmad Bahrami were the two representatives of Iranian cinema in the “Horizons” section of this festival. In this section, the award for the best film went to “Silent Plains” and this was the second brilliance of Iranians in Venice after Shahram Makri’s award. The award for the best director of this category also went to the famous Filipino director Lav Diaz, who received this award for “Genus Pan”.
The Marcello Mastriani award for the best young actor was given to Rohollah Zamani, the actor of the movie “Khorshid” from Iran, to sweeten the taste of Iranians.
But the most important award, the Golden Lion, the best film of this period of the Venice Film Festival, was won by the film “Land of the Displaced”, directed by Chloe Zhao from America.
Venice Film Festival 2020 Main Section Winners
Best Film: Land of the Displaced (Chloe Zhao)
Best Director: The New Order (Michelle Franco)
Best Actress Award: Pieces of a Woman (Cornel Mondrozzo)
Best Actor Award: Pierfrancesco Favino (The Father) Best Actor
Award Screenplay: Chaitanya Tamhane (Disciple)
Special Jury Award: Dear Comrades (Derry Konchalevsky)
Marcello Mastroianni Award: Ruhollah Zamani (The Sun)
List of winners of Venice Horizons 2020
Best film: “Silent Plain” by Ahmed Bahrami
Best Short Film: Maria Safon for “Entre Tu Y Milagros”
Best Actor: Yahya Mahaini in “The Man Who Sold His Skin”
Best Screenplay: Pietro Castellito for “Hunters”
Best Actress: Khansa Batmeh in the movie “Zanka Connection”
Special Jury Award: “Bashno” by Ana Rocha Desusa
Best Director: Love Diaz for “Chimpanzee