The Wrestler wins Gold Lion at Venice Film Festival

Other News Materials 6 September 2008 23:29 (UTC +04:00)

( dpa ) - The Wrestler by New York-based director Darren Aronofsky has won the Golden Lion award at this year's Venice Film Festival, reports said Saturday.

The film stars Mickey Rourke as a wrestling star past his prime.

The 65th International Venice Film Festival saw 21 films in competition.