The main significant global film occasion since the Covid pandemic started attracted to a nearby and distributed its greatest honor.
“Nomadland,” a movie composed and coordinated by Chloé Zhao, won the current year’s Golden Lion, the top prize, at the 77th version of the Venice Film Festival.
The dramatization stars Frances McDormand as a lady living as a wanderer across America after the ongoing downturn. It depends on the book by the columnist Jessica Bruder.
The celebration, which opened Sept. 2 and shut on Saturday, was the main significant worldwide film occasion since the Covid pandemic started. It had severe social separating measures set up, and guests were needed to wear face covers both inside and outside while on the celebration site.
This year, the celebration jury picked the Golden Lion victor from a somewhat littler list of movies in the fundamental rivalry. The arrangement came up short on the celebration’s standard Hollywood blockbusters (a year ago, Todd Phillips’ “Joker” brought home the Golden Lion) and without precedent for 10 years an Italian film opened the celebration — Daniele Luchetti’s “Lacci,” a marriage show set in Naples.
Likewise in rivalry for the celebration’s top prize were Mona Fastvold’s “The World to Come,” featuring Vanessa Kirby and Casey Affleck, which investigates the affection between two ranchers’ spouses in nineteenth century America; and “Pieces of a Woman,” a family dramatization coordinated by Kornel Mundruczo and featuring Shia LaBeouf.
The celebration has likewise made 15 of the movies that debuted on the Lido accessible to stream on the web, for a charge, until Sept. 22.
Toward the start of the celebration, the lifetime accomplishment grant was given to the movie producers Tilda Swinton and Ann Hui. Tolerating her honor, Swinton said that to be in “a room with living creatures and a big screen” was “pure joy.”