Scarlett Johansson and Matthew McConaughey Win at Rome Film Festival

Her_OperatingSystemWinners were announced for Rome Film Festival.  Matthew McConaughey snagged his first (I’m sure of many) Best Actor prize for his performance in Dallas Buyers Club while Scarlett Johansson surprises and captures Best Actress for her voice-over work in Spike Jonze’s Her.

Full list of winners are below:

COMPETITION
Golden Marc Aurelio Award for Best FilmTir by Alberto Fasulo
Best Director AwardKiyoshi Kurosawa for Sebunsu kodo (Seventh Code)
Special Jury PrizeQuod Erat Demonstrandum by Andrei Gruzsniczk
Best Actor AwardMatthew McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club
Best Actress Award: Scarlett Johansson for Her
Award for Emerging Actor or Actressthe entire cast of Gass (Acrid)
Award for Best Technical ContributionKoichi Takahashi for Sebunsu kodo (Seventh Code)
Award for Best ScreenplayTayfun Pirselimoglu for Ben o degilim (I Am Not Him)
Special Mention: Cui Jian for Lanse gutou (Blue Sky Bones)

CINEMAXXI
CinemaXXI Award for Best Film (reserved for feature-length films): Nepal Forever by Aliona Polunina
CinemaXXI Special Jury Prize (reserved for feature-length films): Birmingemskij ornament 2 (Birmingham Ornament 2) by Andrey Silvestrov and Yury Leiderman
CinemaXXI Award for Short FilmsDer Unfertige (The Incomplete) by Jan Soldat
SpecialMention CinemaXXI Short Films: The Buried Alive Videos by Roee Rosen

PROSPETTIVE DOC ITALIA
Premio Doc It – Prospettive Italia Doc for the Best Italian DocumentaryDal profondo by Valentina Pedicini
Special MentionFuoristrada by Elisa Amoruso

AWARD FOR BEST FIRST/SECOND FILM
Taodue Golden Camera Award for Best First/Second FilmOut of the Furnace by Scott Cooper
Taodue Award for the Best Emerging Producer: Jean Denis Le Dinahet and Sebastien Msika for Il sud e niente

BNL AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST FILM
BNL Audience Award for Best Film: Dallas Buyers Club by Jean-Marc Vallee