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Reuters: "The Queen," "Bobby" lead race for Venice awards

By Indiewire | Indiewire September 8, 2006 at 7:25AM

Stephen Frears' "The Queen" is the critics' favourite to take the best picture award at the Venice Film Festival this year, with Emilio Estevez's star-packed "Bobby" leading a strong chasing pack. Queen Elizabeth is played by Helen Mirren, also seen as a frontrunner for the best actress category when the world's oldest film festival hands out the prizes late on Saturday and winds up an 11-day movie marathon. Reuters reports.
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Stephen Frears' "The Queen" is the critics' favourite to take the best picture award at the Venice Film Festival this year, with Emilio Estevez's star-packed "Bobby" leading a strong chasing pack. Queen Elizabeth is played by Helen Mirren, also seen as a frontrunner for the best actress category when the world's oldest film festival hands out the prizes late on Saturday and winds up an 11-day movie marathon. Reuters reports.





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