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Todd Phillip’s dark supervillain origin story Joker has won the Golden Lion award at the Venice Film Festival. It is not often that a major Hollywood Studio takes home the coveted prize at Venice but the Warner Bros. production established itself early on as a leading contender. The movie, which stars Joaquin Phoenix, has been praised by critics and the award win has proven that it is indeed a unique achievement, especially for a movie that focuses on an antagonist. Phoenix reportedly lost a lot of weight to play the lead role of failed comedian Arthur Fleck, whose downward spiral into madness leads him to eventually become one of DC’s most famous supervillains. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAGVQLHvwOY Joker was directed by Todd Phillips with a budget of $55 million.