The Descendants was named best film drama and won a best actor prize for its star George Clooney.
He had earlier won the Blue Ribbon best supporting actor prize in 1975 for Matsuri no junbi.
With "Naked," on the other hand, he won the best actor prize at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival.
Peter Mullan, who plays Joe, won the best actor prize at Cannes.
To director Peng Xiaolan's surprise, the film won nearly all major categories including the best picture, director, actress and supporting actor prizes.
In 2007, Sauras won a "best actor" prize for his role in the movie Bienvido a casa.
Silver medal and actor prize at Svensk Smalfilm och Video, 1991.
Christopher Plummer won the supporting actor prize for "Beginners."
The performance earned him the best actor prize at the 2009 Berlin film festival.
He won the best actor prize at the Golden Ram film festival for his part in The Wedding.