Giovanna Mezzogiorno awarded in Moscow
Giovanna Mezzogiorno wins Best Actress Award at the 40th Moscow International Film Festival for her role in Naples in Veils by Ferzan Ozpetek, playing in competition and as Opening Film of the festival.
The international jury was headed by Paolo Del Brocco and composed by Russian director Anna Melikyan, John Savage, Nastassja Kinski, and Chinese director Liang Qiao. Back in 2012 another Ozpetek film, Magnificent Presence, won the Audience Award in Moscow. The attendance of Italian films and delegations has been coordinated by Istituto Luce Cinecittà.
The 11th edition of the event will showcase transalpine feature films without a French distributor from 7 to 11 December
The red carpet is rolling out for this year’s Cinema Italian Style, taking place in Hollywood from November 13th to 18th. The event celebrates one year of Italian success and revelations in Italian cinema through a selection of around ten film from the latest season.
Letizia Lamartire's We'll Be Young and Beautiful wins the Amilcar Jury Grand Prix at the Villerupt Film Festival, while Laura Luchetti's Twin Flower gets the Young Jury Award.
Documentaries CittàGiardino by Marco Piccareda and What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire by Roberto Minervini are the two Italian films selected for the 33rd edition of the Mar del Plata International Film Festival (November 10-17).