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UK Today News: Venice Film Festival 2010 – Sofia Coppola Wins Golden Lion For Film ‘Somewhere’

Sofia Coppola has won the coveted Golden Lion prize at the 2010 Venice Film Festival. Her film “Somewhere” bagged the  top honors at the prestigious film festival on Saturday.

Sofia Coppola
Sofia Coppola (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

“Somewhere” is about a man, whose life changes once his young child stays with him.Reports state it’s somewhat based on her relationship with her director father Francis Ford Coppola.

Here are is the Winner’s List at the 2010 Venice Film Festival-

Golden Lion for Best Film: “Somewhere” by Sofia Coppola.

Best Screenplay: Alex de la Iglesia for “Balada Triste de Trompeta.”

Silver Lion for Best Director: Alex de la Iglesia for “Balada Triste de Trompeta.”

Best Actor: Vincent Gallo in “Essential Killing.”

Best Actress: Ariane Labed in “Attenberg.”

Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor or Actress: Mila Kunis in “Black Swan.”

Special Lion for Overall Work: Monte Hellman.

Special Jury Prize: “Essential Killing,” directed by Jerzy Skolimowski.

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