International Film Festival In Venice - Awards - Culture

International Film Festival In Venice - Awards - Culture 

   Alexander Sokurov - winner of the 68 th Venice Film Festival.
    The film "Faust" of Russian director Alexander Sokurov was winner of the 68 th Venice Film Festival. The film won the "Golden Lion" because it is "monumental" adaptation of the homonymous work of Goethe. The work was filmed entirely in German by Johannes Tsayler actor in the title role.
    Best actor was recognized Maykar Fasbender. The Irish actor of German origin presented with two films in the main competition - "dangerous methods" by director David Cronenberg and "Shame" Steven McQueen.
    At first he portray the role of the famous psychoanalyst Carl Jung, and the second acted as a prosperous modern inhabitants of New York who is not capable of feeling. For best actress of the festival was recognized Dean Yip, singer of the title role in "Simple Life" directed by Hong Kong En Hui.
    Before it gave rivals such as Kate Winslet, Jodie Foster, Keira Knightley. The awards were determined by a jury headed by director Darren Aronofsky, won the "Golden Lion" in 2008.
    Actor Al Pacino receives special award for lifetime achievement of the 68th edition of the Venice Film Festival.
    Film debut in the 71-year-old actor was in 1969 with a small role. After more than 40 films, including "The Godfather" (The Godfather) and "Scarface" (Scarface).
    After seven nominations in 1993 won the actor "Oscar" for Best Actor for his performance in "Scent of a Woman" (Scent of a Woman). Same year to compete for the prize in the category for Best Supporting Actor for "Glengari Glen Ross" (Glengarry Glen Ross).
    He played in many Broadway productions. The last - in 2010 in "The Merchant of Venice" by Shakespeare.

 

 

   In accepting the award Pacino said he is very sorry, can not thank the Italian. "So I'm Italian, my God!" He said.
     The award ceremony was followed by the world premiere of the third film directing Pacino Wilde Salome.
     The film is a theatrical play "Salome" by Oscar Wilde. It was shown outside the competition program.
     This is both a biographical sketch of Oscar Wilde, whose destiny is highly concerned Al Pacino, and history of the show in uayldovskata play "Salome" in which Pacino was director and performer of the role of Herod and kinoversiya of that theatrical Broadway .
     "This project is a documentary and not fiction films, and a much more ambitious and complex organized artistic gesture", told reporters.

     Al Pacino "Salome" e second attempt to make a documentary for theatrical production. In 1996 he filmed the movie "Looking for Richard" (Looking for Richard), which is told for the performance of Shakespearian drama "Richard III".

 

 

 

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