10 September 2017
Out of the 21 films in the main competition at the 74th Venice Film Festival, fantasy horror 'The Shape of Water' that scooped the top prize, the Golden Lion. ''Foxtrot'' picked up the Grand Jury Prize. Charlotte Rampling was awarded best actress and Kamel El Basha won best actor.
Best screenplay went to ''Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri''. Rising star Charlie Plummer won the Best New Young Actor for ''Lean on Pete''. Australian period drama ''Sweet Country'' won the Special Jury Prize.