Sunday, August 1

Venice – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Click through each award to see the full list of nominees and winners!

2018 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Capri-Revolution Mario Martone

Capri-Revolution

Mario Martone

2017 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Love and Bullets Carlo Buccirosso

Love and Bullets

Carlo Buccirosso

2016 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Indivisible Edoardo De Angelis

Indivisible

Edoardo De Angelis

2015 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Don't Be Bad Claudio Caligari

Don’t Be Bad

Claudio Caligari

2014 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Black Souls Francesco Munzi

Black Souls

Francesco Munzi

2013 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Still Life Uberto Pasolini

Still Life

Uberto Pasolini

2012 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

The Interval Leonardo di Costanzo

The Interval

Leonardo di Costanzo

2011 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Terraferma Emanuele Crialese

Terraferma

Emanuele Crialese

2010 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

20 Cigarettes Aureliano Amadei

20 Cigarettes

Aureliano Amadei

2009 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Lo spazio bianco Francesca Comencini

Lo spazio bianco

Francesca Comencini

2008 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Mid-August Lunch Gianni Di Gregorio

Mid-August Lunch

Gianni Di Gregorio

2007 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Non pensarci Gianni Zanasi

Non pensarci

Gianni Zanasi

2006 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Golden Door Emanuele Crialese

Golden Door

Emanuele Crialese

2005 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Good Night, and Good Luck. George Clooney

Good Night, and Good Luck.

George Clooney

2004 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

The Keys to the House Gianni Amelio

The Keys to the House

Gianni Amelio

2002 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Maximum Velocity (V-Max) Daniele Vicari

Maximum Velocity (V-Max)

Daniele Vicari

2001 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Secret Ballot Babak Payami

Secret Ballot

Babak Payami

2000 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

One Hundred Steps Marco Tullio Giordana

One Hundred Steps

Marco Tullio Giordana

1999 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Un uomo perbene Maurizio Zaccaro

Un uomo perbene

Maurizio Zaccaro

1997 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Round the Moons Between Earth and Sea Giuseppe M. Gaudino

Round the Moons Between Earth and Sea

Giuseppe M. Gaudino

1996 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

The Portrait of a Lady Jane Campion

The Portrait of a Lady

Jane Campion

1995 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

God's Comedy João César Monteiro

God’s Comedy

João César Monteiro

1994 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Lamerica Gianni Amelio

Lamerica

Gianni Amelio

1993 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Short Cuts Robert Altman

Short Cuts

Robert Altman

1992 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

La chasse aux papillons Otar Iosseliani

La chasse aux papillons

Otar Iosseliani

1991 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Close to Eden Nikita Mikhalkov

Close to Eden

Nikita Mikhalkov

1990 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge James Ivory

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge

James Ivory

1989 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

I Want to Go Home Alain Resnais

I Want to Go Home

Alain Resnais

1988 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Landscape in the Mist Theodoros Angelopoulos

Landscape in the Mist

Theodoros Angelopoulos

1987 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

House of Games David Mamet

House of Games

David Mamet

1986 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Round Midnight Bertrand Tavernier

Round Midnight

Bertrand Tavernier

1985 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Tangos, the Exile of Gardel Fernando E. Solanas

Tangos, the Exile of Gardel

Fernando E. Solanas

1984 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

A Year of the Quiet Sun Krzysztof Zanussi

A Year of the Quiet Sun

Krzysztof Zanussi

1983 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Zelig Woody Allen

Zelig

Woody Allen

1982 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Imperative Krzysztof Zanussi

Imperative

Krzysztof Zanussi

1981 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Prince of the City Sidney Lumet

Prince of the City

Sidney Lumet

1980 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Aulad el rih - Les enfants du vent Brahim Tsaki

Aulad el rih – Les enfants du vent

Brahim Tsaki

1979 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Autumn Marathon Georgiy Daneliya

Autumn Marathon

Georgiy Daneliya

1979 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Saint Jack Peter Bogdanovich

Saint Jack

Peter Bogdanovich

1968 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Faces John Cassavetes

Faces

John Cassavetes

1967 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Belle de jour Luis Buñuel

Belle de jour

Luis Buñuel

1964 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Life Upside Down Alain Jessua

Life Upside Down

Alain Jessua

1963 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

The Fire Within Louis Malle

The Fire Within

Louis Malle

1962 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Vivre Sa Vie Jean-Luc Godard

Vivre Sa Vie

Jean-Luc Godard

1961 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Mir vkhodyashchemu Aleksandr Alov

Mir vkhodyashchemu

Aleksandr Alov

1960 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

The Human Condition I: No Greater Love Masaki Kobayashi

The Human Condition I: No Greater Love

Masaki Kobayashi

1959 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

The Magician Ingmar Bergman

The Magician

Ingmar Bergman

1958 Venice Film Festival – Pasinetti Award – Best Film

Rosemary Rolf Thiele

Rosemary

Rolf Thiele