French Abortion Drama ‘Happening’ Takes Golden Lion At Venice Film Festival

Audrey Diwan got the golden lion at the Venice film festival. This time, it is one of the biggest news stories. The abortion film “L’Evenement” or “Happening” was nominated previously. And then in the 78th Venice film festival, they handover the prize to Audrey Diwan.

Story Of The Film

The film was superb and it came with a great message to the world. The story is of a college girl who suddenly found herself pregnant. This was an unwanted pregnancy and she raised herself up for abortion. This time, it is a great social message for all the audiences. The film is connected with emotions and that is why people loved the story.

This year, the competition was high because there were many more films with great news. Paolo Sorrentino’s “The Hand of God” has become the runner-up. Jane Campion’s “The Power of the Dog,” was also nominated for the golden lion. 

Audrey Diwan is very happy to have received the award. This golden lion award Jury was selected and last Saturday, the program was held. 

What Audrey Diwan Said After Winning The Golden Lion?

Audrey Diwan said that, 

“I did this movie with anger. I did the movie with desire also. I did it with my belly, my guts, my heart, my head,” 

Diwan also added on Saturday,

“I wanted “Happening” to be an experience.”

Who has watched the film, they all are very happy with this news. The effort that Audrey put into the film was excessive and that is why the award made her emotional and proud. 

If you want to know about more award-winning films you will get “Nomadland”, “Joker”, “Roma” and “The Shape of Water” who got the Oscar success in the previous years. 

The List Of Award Taking Films

Golden Lion for Best Film: “Happening,” made by Audrey Diwan

Best Actress: “Parallel Mothers,” by Penélope Cruz

Best Actor: “On the Job: The Missing 8,” by John Arcilla

Grand Jury Prize: “The Hand of God,” by Paolo Sorrentino

Best Director: “The Power of the Dog,” by Jane Campion

Best Screenplay: “The Lost Daughter,” by Maggie Gyllenhaal

Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor: “The Hand of God,” by Filippo Scotti

Special Jury Prize: “Il Buco,” created by Michelangelo Frammartino

What are your feelings about this film award? Tell us about your thoughts for the golden lion award. And we hope Audrey Diwan will appear again with her new films in the next coming days. 

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