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Brillante Mendoza wins P. Nazareno Taddei Award in Venice

, / 09:33 AM September 09, 2012

(From L) Philippines’ actress Lovi Poe, Nora Aunor, film director Brillante Mendoza and actress Mercedes Cabral pose on the red carpet as they arrive for the screening of “Sinapupunan (Thy Whomb)” during the 69th Venice Film Festival on September 6, 2012 at Venice Lido. “Sinapupunan (Thy Whomb)” is competing for the Golden Lion in the Venezia 69 section of the festival. AFP PHOTO / TIZIANA FABI

MANILA, Philippines—For his recent entry “Thy Womb” at the Venice International Film Festival, Filipino director Brillante Mendoza on Sunday (Manila time) won the P. Nazareno Taddei Award (Special Mention).

The main prize in the said category went to South Korean director Kim Ki-duk’s “Pieta,” which also won the Golden Lion Award.

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Established in 2007, the P. Nazareno Prize was named after a Jesuit priest.  It is given to films that “express authentic human values.”

The list of winners:

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Golden Lion (Best Picture)

“Pieta,” Kim-Ki Duk

Silver Lion (Best Director)

Ulrich Seidl – “Paradise: Faith”

Volpi Cup – Best Actor

Joaquin Phoenix & Philip Seymour Hoffman – “The Master”

Volpi Cup – Best Actress

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Hadas Yaron – “Fill The Void”

Special Jury Award

Paul Thomas Anderson – “The Master”

Mastroianni Award – Best Young Actor

Fabrizio Falco – “Dormant Beauty,” “It Was The Son”

Best Screenplay

Olivier Assayas – “Something In The Air”

Technical Achievement

Daniele Cipri – “Il Stato E Figlio,”

Luigi De Laurentiis Award (Best First Feature)

“Kuf: Mold,” Ali Aydin

Orrizonti: Best Feature

“Three Sisters,” Wang Bing

Orrizonti: Jury Prize

“Tango Libre,” Frederic Fonteyne

FIPRESCI Award (Competition)

“The Master,” Paul Thomas Anderson

FIPRESCI Award (Orizzonti/Critics’ Week)

“The Interval,” Leonardo Di Constanzo

SIGNIS Award

“To the Wonder,” Terrence Malick

SIGNIS Award (Special Mention)

“Fill the Void,” Rama Burshtein

Audience Award (Critics’ Week)

“Eat Sleep Die,” Gabriela Pilcher

Label Europa Cinemas Award

“Crawl,” Herve Lasgouttes

Leoncino d’Oro Agiscuola Award

“Pieta,” Kim Ki-duk

Leoncino d’Oro Agiscuola Award (Cinema for UNICEF mention)

“It Was the Son,” Daniele Cipri

Pasinetti Award

“The Interval,” Leonardo Di Constanzo

Pasinetti Award (Documentary)

“The Human Cargo,” Daniele Vicari

Pasinetti Award (Best Actor)

Valerio Mastandrea, “Gli Equilibristi”

Pasinetti Award (Special)

“Clarisse,” Liliana Cavani

Brian Award

“Dormant Beauty,” Marco Bellocchio

Queer Lion Award

“The Weight,” Jeon Kyu-Hwan

Arca CinemaGiovani Award (Best Film of Venezia 69)

“The Fifth Season,” Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth

Arca CinemaGiovani Award (Best Italian Film)

“The Ideal City,” Luigi Lo Casco

Biografilm Lancia Award

“The Human Cargo,” Daniele Vicari; “Bad 25,” Spike Lee

CICT-UNESCO Enrico Fulchignoni Award

“The Interval,” Leonardo Di Costanzo

CICAE Award

“Wadjda,” Haifaa Al Mansour

CinemaAvvenire Award (Best Film of Venezia 69)

“Paradise: Faith,” Ulrich Seidl

CinemAvvenire Award (Diversity)

“Wadjda,” Haifaa Al Mansour

FEDIC Award

“The Interval,” Leonardo Di Costanzo

FEDIC Award (Special Mention)

“Bellas Mariposas,” Salvatore Mereu

Mimmo Rotella Foundation Award

“Something in the Air,” Olivier Assayas

Future Film Festival Digital Award

“Bad 25,” Spike Lee

Future Film Festival Digital Award (Special Mention)

“Spring Breakers,” Harmony Korine

P. Nazareno Taddei Award

“Pieta,” Kim Ki-duk

P. Nazareno Taddei Award (Special Mention)

“Thy Womb,” Brillante Mendoza

Magic Lantern Award

“The Interval,” Leonardo Di Costanzo

Open Award

“The Company You Keep,” Robert Redford

La Navicella-Venezia Cinema Award

“Thy Womb,” Brillante Mendoza

Lina Mangiacapre Award

“Queen of Montreuil,” Solveig Anspach

AIF-FORFILMFEST Award

“The Interval,” Leonardo Di Costanzo

Mouse d’Oro Award

“Pieta,” Kim Ki-duk

Mouse d’Argento Award

“Anton’s Right Here,” Lyubov Arkus

UK-Italy Creative Industries Award

“The Interval,” Leonardo Di Costanzo

Gillo Pontecorvo-Arcobaleno Latino Award

Laura Delli Colli

Christopher D. Smithers Foundation Award

“Low Tide,” Roberto Minervini

Interfilm Award

“Wadjda,” Haifaa Al Mansour

Giovani Giurati del Vittorio Veneto Film Festival Award

“The Company You Keep,” Robert Redford

Giovani Giurati del Vittorio Veneto Film Festival Award (Special Mention)

Toni Servillo

Primio Cinematografico Award

“Terramatta,” Costanza Quatriglio

Green Drop Award

“The Fifth Season,” Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth

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