The 70th Venice Film Festival – The winners and the Golden Lion to Gianfranco Rosi
The 70th International Venice Film Festival has come to an end. The winner of the Golden Lion is the Italian Gianfranco Rosi for his “Sacro GRA”, the documentary that tells life stories on Rome’s ring road. Another major award went to an Italian, Elena Cotta, who won the Volpi Cup for her intense performance in Emma Dante’s “Via Castellana Bandiera”. The Volpi Cup for Best Actor went to Themis Panou for “Miss Violence”, the film by Greek director Alexandros Avranas who also won the Silver Lion for Best Director. We spoke with Gianfranco Rosi.