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Emmanuelle Seigner displays the Grand Jury Prize for An Officer and a Spy, directed by Roman Polanski, during the awarding ceremony of the Venice Film Festival Sept. 7. Polanski did not attend the festival so his wife, Seigner, accepted the award in his place.

“Joker” wins Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival, convicted child rapist Roman Polanski wins Grand Jury Prize

By Parker Otto, Columnist | September 11, 2019

The 76th Venice Film Festival captivated critics and filmmakers from Aug. 28 to Sept. 7. Several prestigious films were exhibited, with some being screened in competition for the prestigious Golden Lion prize while others were shown out of competition...

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