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Films from Latin America won two of the top prizes at the 72nd Venice Film Festival Saturday, with Venezuelan director Lorenzo Vigas getting the Golden Lion best film award for "Desde Alla" (From Afar).French actor Fabrice Luchini won the best actor prize for his role as a judge in "L'Hermine" (Courted) and Italy's Valeria Golino took the best actress prize as a woman married to a Naples loan shark in "Per Amor Vostro" (For Your Love).Film specialists noted that the jury was headed by Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron, whose "Gravity" opened the Venice festival two years ago, and suggested the awards might have reflected his support for films from his region of the world.A total of 21 films were screened in competition for the main prizes at the Venice Film Festival, which opened on Sept. 2 with the premiere of the 3-D mountain disaster film "Everest," shown out of competition.
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