Marta Nieto Wins Horizons Best Actress Prize at the Venice Film Festival

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8 Sep 2019 | Awards

Marta Nieto has expanded her Horizons

The 76th Venice Film Festival has drawn to a close, with the 37-year-old Spanish actress taking home one of the night’s prizes.

Marta Nieto

Nieto was named Best Actress in the Horizons competition for her performance in Madre, directed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen.

Theo Court was named Best Director in the Horizons competition.

The Chilean Spanish director won the prize for helming the film Blanco en Blanco.

Here’s a look at this year’s winners at the Venice Film Festival:

VENICE 76

Golden Lion:Joker; dir: Todd Phillips
Grand Jury Prize:An Officer And A Spy: dir: Roman Polanski
Silver Lion, Best Director:Roy Andersson; About Endlessness
Volpi Cup, Best Actress:Ariane Ascaride; Gloria Mundi
Volpi Cup, Best Actor:Luca Marinelli, Martin Eden
Best Screenplay:Yonfan; No. 7 Cherry Lane
Special Jury Prize:La Mafia Non E Più Quello Di Una Volta; dir: Franco Maresco
Marcello Mastroianni Award for for Best New Young Actor or Actress:Toby Wallace, Babyteeth

HORIZONS

Best Film:Atlantis; dir: Valentyn Vasyanovych
Best Director:Theo Court; Blanco En Blanco
Special Jury Prize:Verdict; dir: Raymund Ribay Guttierez
Best Actress: Marta Nieto; Madre
Best Actor: Sami Bouajila; A Son
Best Screenplay: Jessica Palud, Revenir
Best Short Film:Darling; dir: Saim Sadiq

LION OF THE FUTURE — LUIGI DE LAURENTIIS VENICE AWARD FOR A DEBUT FILM:You Will Die At 20; dir: Amjad Abu Alala

VENICE VIRTUAL REALITY

Best VR:The Key; dir: Céline Tricart
Best VR Experience:A Linha; dir: Ricardo Laganaro
Best VR Story: Daughters Of Chibok; dir: Joel Kachi Benson

VENICE CLASSICS

Best Documentary on Cinema: Babenco; dir: Barbara Paz
Best Restoration: Ecstasy; Gustav Machaty


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