Great news from Venice, where Anomalisa has taken out the Grand Jury Prize. WOOHOO.

“This is such an extraordinary honor," said Johnson upon accepting the prize. "We set out to make this movie more than three years ago and we didn't know what was going to happen or if anyone was going to see it. To have this kind of introduction to the world was unbelievable. It’s been the great honor of my life working on this movie with Charlie Kaufman."

"Pretty much what Duke said, except it was an honor to work with him, not with me," joked Kaufman.


Anomalisa was one of the few films universally acclaimed by critics in Venice. (Source)

From Afar took out the Golden Lion Award; Pablo Trapero won Best Director for The Clan. There's a full list of winners at Deadline.

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