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Venice Film Festival: Winners of the Golden Lion

The Venice Film Festival is the oldest International Film Fest, started in 1932 by Count Giuseppe Volpi as the Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica. The highest award is the Il Leone d'Oro (The Golden Lion) with the first one being handed out in 1949.

No Golden Lions were awarded during the 1953 and the 1956 festival. No Golden Lions were awarded during 1969 to 1979, due to a change of political climate.

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  • Manon
  • Justice Is Done
  • Rashomon
  • Forbidden Games
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Ordet
  • Aparajito
  • The Rickshaw Man
  • General Della Rovere
  • The Great War
  • Tomorrow Is My Turn
  • Last Year at Marienbad
  • Family Diary
  • Ivan's Childhood
  • Hands over the City
  • Red Desert
  • Sandra
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • Belle de Jour
  • Artists Under the Big Top: Perplexed
  • Atlantic City
  • Gloria
  • Marianne and Juliane
  • The State of Things
  • First Name: Carmen
  • A Year of the Quiet Sun
  • Vagabond
  • The Green Ray
  • Au Revoir les Enfants
  • The Legend of the Holy Drinker
  • A City of Sadness
  • Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
  • Close to Eden
  • The Story of Qiu Ju
  • Short Cuts
  • Three Colors: Blue
  • Vive L'Amour
  • Before the Rain
  • Cyclo
  • Michael Collins
  • Fireworks
  • The Way We Laughed
  • Not One Less
  • The Circle
  • Monsoon Wedding
  • The Magdalene Sisters
  • The Return
  • Vera Drake
  • Brokeback Mountain
  • Still Life
  • Lust, Caution
  • The Wrestler
  • Lebanon
  • Somewhere
  • Faust
  • Pietà
  • Sacro GRA
  • A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence
  • From Afar
  • The Woman Who Left
  • The Shape of Water
  • Roma