August 16, 2005 07:30:25 GMT
"Nine Lives" was the big winner at the Locarno International Film Festival, held Saturday, nabbing the prizes for Best Film and Best Actress
"Nine Lives" surprisingly was the big winner at the Locarno International Film Festival, held Saturday. Directed by Rodrigo Garcia, the film revolves around the travails and disappointments of nine women, including Glenn Close, Holly Hunter, Kathy Baker, Sissy Spacek and Robin Wright Penn.
And so, the sole American movie in competition at the Swiss event nabbed the prizes for Best Film and Best Actress, which was collectively awarded to the cast. Meanwhile, chosen as The Best Actor "Leopard" was Patrick Drolet for his role in the Canadian film "La Neuvaine."