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‘Anomalisa’ Wins Grand Jury Prize at Venice

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‘Anomalisa’ Wins Grand Jury Prize at Venice

The stop motion animated film Anomalisa won the Grand Jury Prize at the prestigious Venice Film Festival this weekend.

The film, directed by renowned screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson, won over a jury headed by Gravity director Alfonso Cuaron. The other jury members are: American actress and director Elizabeth Banks; German actress Diane Kruger; French filmmaker Emmanuel Carrere; Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan; Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski; Italian director Francesco Munzi; Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien; and Scottish filmmaker Lynne Ramsay.

Other winners included From Afar, from first-time Venezuelan filmmaker Lorenzo Vigas, which won the Golden Lion, while the Silver Lion for best director went to Pablo Traper for his Argentine crime saga The Clan.




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