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Italian documentary 'Holy GRA' wins Golden Lion in Venice

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Italian director Gianfranco Rosi's documentary "Holy GRA", which looks into everyday life off a Rome ring road, won a surprise Golden Lion for best movie at the world's oldest film festival in Venice Saturday. 

Italian director Gianfranco Rosi poses with the Golden Lion for Best Film he received for his movie "Sacro GRA" during the award ceremony of the 70th Venice Film Festival on September 7, 2013 at Venice Lido.

"I would never, ever have believed a documentary would win the Venice film festival," said an emotional Rosi, who won the top prize out of 20 films in competition with his tale, which peered into private moments in houses, workplaces and gardens.

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