Cate Blanchett receives the Coppa Volpi Award for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival in Italy on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
Cate Blanchett receives the Coppa Volpi Award for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival in Italy on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
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Venice 2022: opioid crisis documentary wins top prize at festival for Laura Poitras; Cate Blanchett and Colin Farrell take the top acting awards

  • Laura Poitras’ win for All the Beauty and the Bloodshed, about photographer Nan Goldin’s campaign against the owners of opioids maker Purdue Pharma, is a rarity
  • Only once before has a documentary won the Golden Lion. Blanchett won for her role as a top conductor in TÁR, Farrell for his part in The Banshees of Inisherin

Cate Blanchett receives the Coppa Volpi Award for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival in Italy on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
Cate Blanchett receives the Coppa Volpi Award for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival in Italy on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
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