The Golden Lion top prize at the Venice film festival was awarded on Saturday in what has become a key barometer for Oscar glory.
Winners have often gone on to triumph at the Academy Awards. Here are the last five:
2020 "Nomadland" by Chloe Zhao
2019 "Joker" by Todd Phillips
2018 "Roma" by Alfonso Cuaron
2017 "The Shape of Water" by Guillermo del Toro
2016 "The Woman Who Left" by Lav Diaz
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