Joker Wins Golden Lion Award At Venice International Film Festival 2019

Joker movie has gained worldwide appreciation because of its amazing storyline. The movie is directed by Todd Phillips and the character of Joker is played by actor Joaquin Phoenix. The acting skills of Phoenix are truly applaudable and are getting appreciated worldwide. Recently the film was premiered at Venice Internation Film Festival and it managed to win the award of the best picture called the Golden Lion Award.

The story revolves around a standup comedian whose circumstances make him change into a supervillain and a criminal mastermind. And that’s when he turns from Arthur Fleck to the iconic character of Joker. The movie was also screened at Toronto International Film festival where it got a lot of appreciation from the critics. Especially Joaquin Phoenix received a huge round of applause for his performance. The film is screen portrayal of the comic book named Joker and Joaquin Phoenix reimagined the story with his amazing skills.

Todd Phillips gave a short speech at the Venice International Film Festival as the movie won the prestigious Golden Lion Award, he said, “I want to thank Warner Bros. and DC for stepping out of their comfort zone and taking such a bold swing on me and this movie,” while Joaquin Phoenix was standing with him by his side.

Talking about Joaquin Phoenix, Phillips said, “Thank you for trusting me with your insane talents.” 

However, the movie also received backlash from some viewers who felt that there was too much violence in the movie that is disturbing to watch.

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