October 25, 2009

The Rome Film Festival honors Helen Mirren with Best Actress for 'The Last Station'

The full article from Variety is here, but take a gander at the winners:

Grand Jury Prize
“L’uomo che verra,” Giorgio Diritti, Italy

Helen Mirren, “The Last Station,” Germany, Russia, U.K.

Sergio Castellitto, “Alza la testa,” Italy

Audience Award
“L’uomo che verra,” Giorgio Diritti, Italy

Alice in the City (children’s sidebar)

8-12 section
“Last Ride,” Glendyn Ivin, Australia

13-17 section
“Winter in Wartime,” Martin Koolhoven, the Netherlands

Special mention
“Vegas,” Gunnar Vikene, Norway

“Sons of Cuba,” Andrew Lang, U.K.

Special mentions
“Fratelli d’Italia,” Claudio Giovannesi, Italy
“Severe Clear,” Kristian Fraga, U.S.

-Do you think we'll be hearing more from Mirren as the season rolls on?


  1. It looks like we might. I do think she is a brilliant actress!