Coppola`s `Somewhere` wins Venice Golden Lion

Updated: Sep 12, 2010, 12:14 PM IST

Venice: US film director Sofia Coppola`s `Somewhere` Saturday won the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice Film Festival.

The film, which looks at the loneliness faced by a Hollywood star, follows protagonist Johnny Marco, played by Stephen Dorff, whose supposedly glamorous, but essentially shallow life, is suddenly changed when his 11-year-old daughter Chloe, played by Ellen Fanning, comes to stay with him.

This year`s Venice Film Festival marked its 67th edition and saw 24 films in competition.

IANS