Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ was awarded the Golden Lion at the 74th Venice Film Festival. The film, a romantic monster movie starring Sally Hawkins and Michael Shannon, premiered on the Lido on August 31, declared as the best movie.
It’s also the first English-language movie to win Venice’s top prize since Sofia Coppola’s Somewhere in 2010.
List of Awards are as follows-
1. Golden Lion – Best Movie
The Shape of Water, directed by Guillermo del Toro
2. Grand Jury Prize
Foxtrot, directed by Samuel Maoz
3. Silver Lion – Best Director
Xavier Legrand (for Jusqu’à la Garde)
4. Volpi Cup – Best Actress
Charlotte Rampling (for Hannah)
5. Volpi Cup – Best Actor
Kamel El Basha (for The Insult)
Source- The Guardian