Film festivals of Venice

the international film festivals Venice (Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica) take place since 1932 each year at the end of of August/at the beginning of of Septembers on the Lido in Venice . They are part of the Biennale for contemporary art. Main venue is the historical Palazzo del Cinema.

The film festivals of Venice is the oldest still existing Filmfestival of the world and applies today - together with the Filmfestival Cannes and the Berlinale - as one of the three most meaning international festivals. At present the Filmfestival in four categories (competition, Kurzfilme, “horizons”, debut film) takes place. The main price for the best film in the competition is the golden lion (Leone d'Oro), which is assigned to the director. Further direction - honors are the silver lion and the special price of the jury. Besides prices are assigned to the best actors as well as in fimtechnischen categories.

Since 2004 Marco a Mueller is as a successor of Moritz de Hadeln director of the film festivals.

winners of the golden lion

Year film direction
2005 Brokeback Mountain Ang Lee
2004 Vera Drake Mike Leigh
2003 the return (Vozvrashcheniye) Andrey Zvyaguintsev
2002 the merciless sisters (The Magdalene Sisters) Peter Mullan
2001 Monsoon Wedding - an Indian wedding (Monsoon Wedding) Mira Nair
2000 the circle (Dayereh) Jafar Panahi
1999 less (Yi ge dou le neng shao) Zhang Yimou
1998 we did not laugh in such a way (Così ridevano) Gianni Amelio
1997 Hana Bi - fire flower (Hana bi) Takeshi Kitano
1996 Michael Collins Neil Jordan
1995 Cyclo (Xich lo) Tran Anh Hung
1994 Vive l'Amour - it lives the love (Aiqing wansui) Tsai Ming Liang
before the rain (Pred dozhdot) Milcho Manchevski
1993 Short CUTs Robert Altman
three colors: Blue (Trois Couleurs: Bleu) Krzysztof Kieslowski
1992 the history of the Qiu Ju (Qiu Ju there guan SI) Zhang Yimou
1991 Urga Nikita Mikhalkov
1990 Rosencrantz and gulden star are dead (Rosencrantz & Guildenstern of acres DEAD) Tom stop pool of broadcasting corporations
1989 the city of sadness (Beiqing chengshi) Hou Hsiao Hsien
1988 The putting OF the Holy Drinker (La Leggenda del santo bevitore) Ermanno Olmi
1987 good-bye, children (outer revoir les enfants) Louis Malle
1986 the Green lights (Le Rayon vert) Eric Rohmer
1985 bird-freely (Sans does not toit ever loi) Agnès Varda
1984 one year of the resting sun (Rok spokojnego slonca) Krzysztof Zanussi
1983 first name Carmen (Prénom Carmen) Jean Luc Godard
1982 the conditions of the things Wim of Wenders
1981 the bleierne time Margarethe of Trotta
1980 Gloria, the gangster bride (Gloria) John Cassavetes
Atlantic town center Louis Malle
1968 the kindists in the circus dome: helpless Alexander intelligent one
1967 barks de jour - beautiful ones of the daily (bark de jour) Luis Buñuel
1966 battle around Algiers (La Battaglia di Algeri) Gillo Pontecorvo
1965 Sandra - the impulse-clung (Vaghe places dell'Orsa) Luchino Visconti
1964 the red desert (IL deserto rosso) Michelangelo Antonioni
of 1963 hands over the city (La Mani sulla città) Francesco Rosi
1962 diary of a Sünders (Cronaca family) Valerio Zurlini
1961 last year in Marienbad (L'Année dernière à Marienbad) Alain Resnais
1960 the other world of the Rhine (Le passage you Rhin) André Cayatte
1959 the wrong general (IL of generals della Rovere) Roberto Rossellini
one called it the large war (La Grande guerra) Mario Monicelli
1958 the Rikschmann (Muhomatsu NO issho) Hiroshi Inagaki
1957 APUs way in the life: The Unbesiegbare (Aparajito) Satyajit Ray
1955 the word (Ordet) Carl Theodor Dreyer
1954 Romeo and Julia (Giulietta e Romeo) Renato Castellani
of 1952 forbidden plays (Jeux interdits) René Clément
1951 Rashomon Akira Kurosawa
1950 court of assizes (Justice est faite) André Cayatte
1949 Manon Henri Georges Clouzot
1948 Hamlet Laurence Olivier
1947 the siren (Siréna) Karel Steklý
1942 Bengasi Augusto Genina
1941 The Iron Crown (La Corona the ferrous) Alessandro Blasetti
1940 Alkazar (Assedio dell'Alcazar) Augusto Genina
1937 Scipio the African (Scipione l'africano) Carmine gallon
of 1936 White Squardon (Squadrone bianco) Augusto Genina
1935 Bezaubernde eyes (Casta diva) Carmine gallon
of 1934 Teresa Confalonieri Guido Brignone

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