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Johansson wins at Rome Film Fest

Published 18/11/2013 | 09:56

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Scarlett Johansson was honoured at the Rome Film Festival

Scarlett Johansson has won the prestigious best actress award at the Rome Film Festival.

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The Hollywood star was recognised for her performance in Spike Jonze's film Her - although she doesn't actually appear onscreen.

The 28-year-old actress plays Samantha, the voice of a computer operating system, so she is heard but not actually seen.

Scarlett's Dolce And Gabbana ad co-star Matthew McConaughey, 44, picked up the coveted best actor trophy.

He was honoured for the Dallas Buyers Club, a real life tale which sees the actor play a man who began a drug smuggling operation after being diagnosed with HIV.

Best director went to Kiyoshi Kurosawa for Sebunsu Kodo (Seventh Code) and best film went to Tir by Alberto Fasulo.

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