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13th

2016

Philippine revenge drama wins Golden Lion at Venice festival: -


Philippine director Lav Diaz’s nearly four-hour black and white revenge drama Ang Babaeng Humayo (The Woman Who Left) won the Golden Lion on September 10 for best film at the 73 Venice Film Festival. The runner-up Grand Jury prize went to fashion designer Tom Ford’s thriller Nocturnal Animals, while the Best Director award was shared by Russia’s Andrei Konchalovsky for the Holocaust drama Rai (Paradise) and Mexico’s Amat Escalante for La Region Salvaje (The Untamed). Argentine actor Oscar Martinez received the Best Actor award for his performance in the comedy-drama El Ciudadano Ilustre (The Distinguished Citizen), while Emma Stone took the Best Actress prize for her role in the musical La La Land. (Reporting by Agnieszka Flak; Editing by Kevin Liffey)



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