Bad Things wins the Golden Lion for Best Film at the Venice Film Festival

Bad Things wins the Golden Lion for Best Film at the Venice Film Festival

The movie Bad things It won the Golden Lion for best film on Saturday during the Venice Film Festival. Frankenstein-like absurdist comedy by Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos (Favorite) premiered earlier this week and immediately received huge praise. The Silver Lion was a supporter Evil does not existIt is a film by Japanese director Ryosuke Hamaguchi, who won an Oscar last year Driving my car.

American Kaylee Spainney won the Best Actress award. She received the award for her role as Priscilla Presley, the ex-wife of Elvis Presley, in the film of the same name. Priscilla. The Best Actor award went to Peter Sarsgaard for his role in the family drama memory. The jury award was in favour Green borderA film about migrants stuck on the border between Poland and Belarus.


With the awards being handed out, the 80th session of the film festival concluded on Saturday after eleven days, this time overshadowed by strikes in Hollywood. It started when film and series writers stopped working, and later actors joined them. Led by the union SAG-AFTRA, they went on strike against the way studios pay actors and handle copyrights.

Since actors were not allowed to promote films as part of the strike, studios postponed the release of films. For this reason, the opening film of the festival disappeared from the agenda. There were also far fewer Hollywood actors present in Venice. For example, Bradley Cooper was not present at the premiere of his film Artist, band leaderIt is a film in which he plays the lead role and he also directed it himself.

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