One of the oldest and most prestigious film festivals in the world – the Venice Film Festival annually features international debuts of avant garde films vying for attention with new Hollywood blockbusters.
This year, watch for the full official lineup of this year’s nominees to be announced in late July.
Later, the milestone 70th annual Venice Film Festival kick offs on Wednesday, August 28 and runs through Saturday, September 8, 2013 when the complete group of winners will be announced.
– WINNERS 013 –
Golden Lion Winner: Pieta – Kim Ki-duk (South Korea)
Silver Lion Winner: The Master – Paul Thomas Anderson (U.S.)
Best Director: Paul Thomas Anderson for “The Master”
Best Actor: TIE – Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman for “The Master”
Best Actress: Hadas Yaron for “Fill the Void