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Official Awards of the 64th Venice Film Festival (29 August > 8 September 2007)

  Head of the Venezia 64 Jury: Zhang Yimou;
Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement: Tim Burton and Bernardo Bertolucci; Glory to the Film-maker award: Kitano Takeshi
Best film: Lust, Caution (Se, jie) by Ang Lee

Quirky masterpieces

TIM BURTON (1958) American film director, producer, writer. Timothy Walter "Tim" Burton is famous for his dark, quirky-themed movies. His Alice in Wonderland was the second highest-grossing film of 2010, and the twelfth highest-grossing film of all time. Burton is known for using recurring collaborators on his works; among them are Johnny Depp. He also wrote and illustrated the poetry book The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories, published in 1997, and a compilation of his drawings, sketches and other artwork, entitled The Art of Tim Burton, was released in 2009. Burton has directed 16 films and produced 12, as of 2012. Awarded with the Lifetime Achievements Golden Lion in Venice in 2007.

Suggested FILMS by TIM BURTON:

Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Ed Wood, Sleepy Hollow, Corpse Bride, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, 9 and Dark Shadows, and for blockbusters such as Pee-wee's Big Adventure, Batman, Batman Returns, Planet of the Apes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Alice in Wonderland

The epic 1900

BERNARDO BERTOLUCCI (1941) Italian film director, and screenwriter, born in Parma. In recognition of his work, he was presented with the inaugural Honorary Palme d'Or Award at the opening ceremony of the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. Bertolucci has one brother, the theatre director and playwright Giuseppe Bertolucci(1947). Bertolucci became infamous in 1972, with the controversial film Last Tango in Paris, with Marlon Brando and Maria Schneider, Jean-Pierre Léaud and Massimo Girotti. Bertolucci increased his fame with his next few films, from "Novecento (1976), an epic depiction of the struggles of farmers in Emilia-Romagna from the beginning of the 20th century up to World War II with an impressive international cast (Robert De Niro, Gerard Depardieu, Donald Sutherland, Sterling Hayden, Burt Lancaster, Dominique Sanda) to La Luna, set in Rome and in Emilia-Romagna, in which Bertolucci deals with the thorny issue of drugs and incest, and finally La tragedia di un uomo ridicolo (1981), with Ugo Tognazzi. Awarded with the Lifetime Achievements Golden Lion in Venice in 2007.


The Conformist, Last Tango in Paris, Novecento, The Last Emperor, The Sheltering Sky and The Dreamers


2006 Venice Film Festival Films in Competition

VENEZIA 63 - the International competition of feature films, presented as world premieres:
  • Falling: Barbara Albert
  • La stella che non c'è: Gianni Amelio
  • L'albero della vita: Darren Aronofsky
  • Hollywoodland: Allen Coulter
  • Nuovomondo: Emanuele Crialese
  • I figli degli uomini: Alfonso Cuarón
  • Black Dahlia: Brian De Palma
  • Bobby: Emilio Estevez
  • La regina: Stephen Frears
  • Daratt - La stagione del perdono: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
  • L'intouchable: Benoît Jacquot
  • Paprika - Sognando un sogno: Satoshi Kon
  • Proprietà privata: Joachim Lafosse
  • Mushishi: Katsuhiro Ohtomo
  • Cuori: Alain Resnais
  • Quei loro incontri: Jean-Marie Straub, Danièle Huillet
  • Exiled: Johnnie To
  • Hei yan quan: Ming-liang Tsai
  • Black Book: Paul Verhoeven
  • Eyforiya: Ivan Vyrypayev
  • Sang sattawat: Apichatpong Weerasethakul

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