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Bernardo Bertolucci Named President of the International Jury of the Venezia 70 Competition

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood May 9, 2013 at 11:59AM

The jury president of the 70th Venice Film Festival international competition jury will be top Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci. The Venice Biennale, Europe's oldest film festival, will run from August 28 through September 7. 2013. The jury will award the Golden Lion and other official prizes; South Korean Oscar submission "Pieta" won the Golden Lion last year; the prize has also gone in recent years to Ang Lee's "Brokeback Mountain" and Sofia Coppola's "Somewhere."

-          Golden Lion for Best Film

-          Silver Lion for Best Director

-          Grand Jury Prize

-          Special Jury Prize (a new award)

-          Coppa Volpi for Best Actor

-          Coppa Volpi for Best Actress

-          Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best New Young Actor or Actress

-          Award for Best Screenplay

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