Golden Lion

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Golden Lion

Highest prize given to a film at the Venice Film Festival add

Category: Movies & TV (100)

Launched in 1950.

Countries: United States (24%), Italy (16%), France (11%)

Main connections: Venice Film Festival, Eric Rohmer, Sofia Coppola

 

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1955

Kaj Munk - Venice Film Festival - A 1955 film version of "Ordet" was directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, and won numerous awards, including the Golden Lion in the 1955 Venice Film Festival and the 1956 Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film


1956

Satyajit Ray - At the Venice Film Festival, where he had previously won a Golden Lion for Aparajito, he was awarded the Golden Lion Honorary Award in 1982.


1958

Hiroshi Inagaki - The 1958 remake, "Rickshaw Man", won the Golden Lion award at that year's Venice Film Festival


1962

Valerio Zurlini - In 1962 Zurlini's film "Family Diary" earned him the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival

 

Andrei Tarkovsky - The film earned Tarkovsky international acclaim and won the Golden Lion award at the Venice Film Festival in 1962.


1963

Hands over the City - The film won the Golden Lion award of the Venice Film Festival in 1963


1967

Pamela Franklin - Venice Film Festival - She acted with Dirk Bogarde, who played her father in "Our Mother's House", a film was nominated for the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 1967, and in the same year acted opposite Marlon Brando and Rita Moreno in "The Night of the Following Day" as the kidnap victim in this crime thriller


 

No Golden Lions were awarded between 1969 and 1979 add something


 

In 1970, a second Golden Lion was introduced; this is an honorary award for people who have made an important contribution to cinema add something


1971

Eric Rohmer - He won the San Sebastián International Film Festival with "Claire's Knee" in 1971 and the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival for "The Green Ray" in 1986


 

Although prior to 1980, only 3 of 21 winners were of non-European origins, since the 1980s, the Golden Lion has been presented to a number of Asian filmmakers, particularly in comparison to the Cannes Film Festival's top prize, the Palme d'Or, which has only been awarded to five Asian filmmakers since 1980 add something

 

Other Asians to win the Golden Lion since 1980 include Jia Zhangke, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Tsai Ming-liang, Anh Hung Tran, Takeshi Kitano, Kim Ki-Duk, Jafar Panahi, and Mira Nair add something


1981

Marianne and Juliane - At the 1981 Venice Film Festival, Trotta won the Golden Lion and the FIPRESCI awards, while the actresses who played the title sisters tied for Best Actress


1983

First Name: Carmen - The film won the Golden Lion at the 1983 Venice Film Festival


1985

Manoel de Oliveira - Venice Film Festival - The film was never released theatrically, but was screened at both the 1985 Cannes Film Festival and the 1985 Venice Film Festival, where Oliveira received a special Golden Lion for his career up to that point


1986

Eric Rohmer - It won the Golden Lion and the FIPRESCI Prize at the 1986 Venice Film Festival


1987

Au revoir les enfants - The film won the Golden Lion award at the 1987 Venice Film Festival


1988

Ermanno Olmi - In 1988, his "La leggenda del santo bevitore" , based on the novel by Joseph Roth and starring Rutger Hauer, won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival as well as a David di Donatello *award


1991

Mario Monicelli - Venice Film Festival - In 1991 he received the Golden Lion for Career of the Venice Film Festival

 

Gian Maria Volonte - Venice Film Festival - In 1991, at the Venice Film Festival, he won a Golden Lion for his career as a whole


1993

Hans Haacke - In 1993 Haacke shared, with Nam June Paik, the Golden Lion for the German Pavilion at the Venice Biennale.


1995

Alberto Sordi - Venice Film Festival - He received a Golden Lion for lifetime achievement at the Venice Film Festival in 1995, and The Golden Globe Award for his performance as an Italian labourer stranded in Sweden in "To Bed or Not to Bed


1996

Michele Morgan - Venice Film Festival - In 1996, she received the Career Golden Lion for lifetime achievement at the Venice Film Festival


1997

Jafar Panahi - Berlin Film Festival - Although his films were often banned in his own country, he continued to receive international acclaim from film theorists and critics and has won numerous *awards, including the Golden Leopard at the 1997 Locarno International Film Festival for "The Mirror", the Golden Lion at the 2000 Venice Film Festival for "The Circle" and the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 2006 Berlin Film Festival for "Offside"

 

Stanley Kubrick - The Venice Film Festival awarded him the "Career Golden Lion" in 1997.


1998

Stefano Accorsi - Venice International Film Festival - In 1998 he worked with Daniele Luchetti in "I Piccoli Maestri", which competed for the Golden Lion at the Venice International Film Festival


1999

Amos Gitai - Cannes Film Festival - Between 1999 and 2011 seven of his films were entered in the Cannes Film Festival for the Golden Palm *award as well as the Venice Film Festival for the Golden Lion *award

 

Luisa Lambri - Lambri was awarded the Golden Lion at 48th Venice Biennial in 1999 for the display of her work in the Italian Pavilion


2000

Ang Lee won the Golden Lion twice within three years during the 2000s, once for an American film and once for a Chinese-language film add something


2001

Eric Rohmer - In 2001, his life's work was recognised when he received the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival

 

Eric Rohmer - Rohmer went on to receive the Venice Film Festival's Career Golden Lion in 2001


2002

The Magdalene Sisters - The film received critical acclaim when it was premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2002, culminating with Peter Mullan taking home the festival's highest prize the Golden Lion


2003

Andrey Zvyagintsev - Venice Film Festival - He is mostly known for his 2003 film "The Return", which won him a Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival

 

Andrey Zvyagintsev - In 2003, he directed his first feature film "The Return", which received several *awards, including a Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival

 

Beat Furrer - Recent awards and honors include the Music Prize of the City of Vienna in 2003 and the Golden Lion, for the monodrama "FAMA," at the 2006 Venice Biennale


2004

Julien De Smedt - This included several commissions and competition wins as well as a Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2004 for a proposal for a new music house for Stavanger

 

The World (film) - The film premiered in competition at the 2004 Venice Film Festival on September 4, 2004, but failed to win the coveted Golden Lion, the festival's top *award, which ultimately went to Mike Leigh's drama "Vera Drake", but which Jia would win two years later with "Still Life"


2005

Ang Lee - It won the Golden Lion *award at the Venice International Film Festival and was named 2005's best film by the Los Angeles, New York, Boston, and London film critics

 

Stefania Sandrelli - On September 10 2005 she received the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 62nd Venice International Film Festival


2006

Jia Zhangke - Venice Film Festival - The film would see Jia's status both at home and abroad raised when it won the coveted Golden Lion in the 2006 Venice Film Festival

 

COBE (architectural firm) - In 2006 the firm won the Golden Lion at the 10th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale for the project CO-Ecolution which was made in collaboration with three other young Danish practices

 

Inland Empire (film) - Instead, it premiered at Italy's Venice Film Festival on September 6, 2006, where David Lynch received the Golden Lion lifetime achievement *award for his "contributions to the art of cinema


2007

Ang Lee - "Lust, Caution" captured the Golden Lion from the 2007 Biennale Venice Film Festival, making Lee the winner of the highest prize for the second time in three years

 

The Darjeeling Limited - "The Darjeeling Limited" made its world premiere on 3 September 2007 at the Venice Film Festival, where it was in competition for the Golden Lion and won the Little Golden Lion


2008

The Master (2012 film) - A similar incident was rumored to have occurred at the festival in 2008 when Darren Aronofsky's "The Wrestler" was to be awarded both the Golden Lion and the Volpi Cup for Mickey Rourke's performance

 

Mickey Rourke - In 2008 Rourke played the lead in Darren Aronofsky's "The Wrestler", winner of the Golden Lion *award for Best Film at the Venice Film Festival, about washed-up professional wrestler Randy "The Ram" Robinson

 

Ermanno Olmi - In 2008 he received the Honorary Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival

 

The Wrestler (2008 film) - The film received universal critical acclaim and won the Golden Lion Award in the 2008 Venice Film Festival in August, where it premiered


2009

Francesco Rosi - In 2009 he was *awarded the Cavaliere della Legion d'Onore, in 2010 the "Golden Halberd" at the Trieste Film Festival and in May 2012 the Board of the Venice Biennale unanimously approved the proposal of its director Alberto Barber, to *award Rosi the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at its 69th show

 

The Road (2009 film) - The film had its world premiere in September 2009 at the 66th Venice International Film Festival where it was in competition for the Golden Lion and Silver Lion prizes

 

Pixar - On September 6, 2009, executives John Lasseter, Brad Bird, Pete Docter, Andrew Stanton, and Lee Unkrich were presented with the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement by the Biennale Venice Film Festival

 

Tom Ford - Ford produced the film, which premiered on September 11, 2009, at the 66th Venice International Film Festival and was nominated for a Golden Lion


2010

Sofia Coppola - Venice Film Festival - In 2010, with "Somewhere", she became the first American woman to win the Golden Lion, the top prize at the Venice Film Festival

 

Mario Martone - His 2010 film "Noi credevamo" competed for the Golden Lion at the 67th Venice International Film Festival

 

Saverio Costanzo - His 2010 film "The Solitude of Prime Numbers" is scheduled to compete for the Golden Lion at the 67th Venice International Film Festival

 

Monte Hellman - In 2010 he completed a new feature film, the romantic film noir thriller, "Road to Nowhere", which competed for the Golden Lion at the 67th Venice International Film Festival

 

John Woo - John Woo was presented with a Golden Lion *award for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Film Festival in 2010

 

Sofia Coppola - On September 11, 2010, "Somewhere" won the Golden Lion, the top prize at the 67th Venice Film Festival


2011

Marco Bellocchio - He was *awarded with the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 68th Venice International Film Festival in September 2011

 

Carnage (2011 film) - "Carnage" premiered at the 2011 Venice International Film Festival on September 1, 2011, where it competed for the Golden Lion


2012

Kseniya Rappoport - Golden Lion - June 27, 2012, at the 58th International Film Festival in Taormina Rappoport *awarded the prize "Golden Lion", founded by the Province of Messina

 

Olivier Assayas - His 2012 film, "Something in the Air", was selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 69th Venice International Film Festival

 

Raul Ruiz (director) - His widow Valeria Sarmiento, who was his collaborator and frequent editor for several decades, completed "Lines of Wellington" , the Napoleonic epic that Ruiz was preparing when he died and the film was in competition for the Golden Lion at the 69th Venice International Film Festival and as a Zabaltegi Special at the 2012 San Sebastián International Film Festival

 

Raul Ruiz - His widow Valeria Sarmiento, who was his collaborator and frequent editor for several decades, completed "Lines of Wellington" , the Napoleonic epic that Ruiz was preparing when he died and the film was in competition for the Golden Lion at the 69th Venice International Film Festival and as a Zabaltegi Special at the 2012 San Sebastián International Film Festival

 

Francesco Rosi - In 2012 the Venice Biennale *awarded Rosi the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

 

Francesca Comencini - In 2012, her film "Un Giorno Speciale" was selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 69th Venice International Film Festival

 

Brian De Palma - In 2012, his film "Passion" was selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 69th Venice International Film Festival

 

Kim Ki-duk - In 2012, his film "Pieta" received the Golden Lion *award at the Venice Film Festival, the first Korean film to receive a "best film" honor at one of the top three international film festivals - Venice, Berlin and Cannes

 

Rachel McAdams - Two films starring McAdams were in competition for the Golden Lion at the 2012 Venice International Film Festival


2014

Roy Andersson - His 2014 film "A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence" won the Golden Lion *award at 71st Venice International Film Festival

 

Xavier Beauvois - His 2014 film "La Rançon de la gloire" was selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 71st Venice International Film Festival

 

Mario Martone - His 2014 film "Leopardi" has been selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 71st Venice International Film Festival

 

Fatih Akin - His 2014 film "The Cut" has been selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 71st Venice International Film Festival

 

Frederick Wiseman - In 2014 he was *awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 71st Venice International Film Festival

 

La Rancon de la gloire - Its world premiere was 28 August 2014, directly competing for the Golden Lion at the 71st Venice International Film Festival

 

The Price of Fame (film) - Its world premiere was 28 August 2014, directly competing for the Golden Lion at the 71st Venice International Film Festival


2016

Jerzy Skolimowski - In July 2016, at the Venice Film Festival Skolimowski was honoured with Golden Lion for "lifetime achievement"

 

Terrence Malick - The feature-length version will have it's world premier on September 7, 2016 at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival, where it is competing for the Golden Lion


2018

Venice Film Festival - In 2018 "Roma" by Alfonso Cuarón won the Golden Lion and became the first ever movie produced by Netflix to be *awarded in a major film festival

 

David Cronenberg - On April 2018, it was announced that Cronenberg will receive the honorary Golden Lion at the 75th Venice International Film Festival