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Kristen Stewart Is Best Actress at Milan Film Fest

May 12, 2011 (3:20 am) GMT
The Bella Swan depicter was picked for the top MIFF prize for her portrayal of a troubled stripper in 'Welcome to the Rileys'.

"" star was the toast of Italy's Milan International Film Festival (MIFF) on Tuesday, May 10 after winning the coveted Best Actress honour. The actress, best known for playing Bella Swan in the vampire franchise, was picked for the top MIFF prize for her portrayal of a troubled stripper in "".

The "Wire" star was named Best Actor for his performance in "Treacle Jr.", while Nadia Tass was voted Best Director for her drama Matching Jack. Filmmaker Fenton Bailey picked up the Best Documentary accolade for "Becoming Chaz", about pop legend 's transgender son Chaz Bono.

Kristen Stewart is currently waiting for the release of "" which is due later this year.

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