Venice Film Festival awards 2018: read our reviews of the winning films

Alfonso Cuáron won the Golden Lion for his beautifully distilled Roma, with the runner’s up prize going to Jennifer Kent’s colonial horror The Nightingale, and westerns from Jacques Audiard and the Coen brothers also amongst the winners.

Golden Lion

  • Roma first look: the film of Alfonso Cuarón’s career

    Roma first look: the film of Alfonso Cuarón’s career

    A turbulent year in Mexico City is seen through the eyes of a young woman and the family she works for, in this very personal film that reframes the director’s own childhood memories, writes Beth Webb.
    Friday 31 August 2018

Special Jury Prize and Marcello Mastroianni Award for Young Performer (Baykali Ganambarr)

Best Director (Jacques Audiard)

Best Actress (Olivia Colman)

Best Screenplay (Joel and Ethan Coen)

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