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The 13th edition of the Rome Film Festival (October 18-28) will celebrate Martin Scorsese, one of the greatest directors in the history of cinema, and will award him with a Lifetime Achievement Prize. The award has been announced by Artistic Director Antonio Monda in accordance with Laura Delli Colli, Head of the Fondazione Cinema per Roma.

 

Paolo Taviani will present the award to the American film master.

 

Monda stated: “Presenting a Lifetime Achievement Prize to a master of cinema is a unique honor. I’m thrilled and moved by the idea of celebrating Scorsese, not only as a major filmmaker, but also for its extraordinary and invaluable contribution to the rediscovery of classic cinema and of Italian cinema in particular.”

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