This is a particularly competitive year for the Nastro d'Argento (Silver Ribbon), a film award by the Sindacato Nazionale Giornalisti Cinematografici Italiani ("Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists"). The Nastro d'argento is the oldest movie award in Europe,
Winner of awards at the Cannes Film Festival, two BAFTA awards, a European Film Award, Golden Globes, David di Donatellos, Nastro D'Argento Awards, Venice Film Festival and countless other film festival awards, Guiseppe Tornatore is a universally loved director. When I tell people
Dario Franceschini, minister of MiBAC (The Ministry of Heritage and Cultural Activities is the culture ministry of the Italian Republic), has been tweeting good news for Italian filmmakers and film lovers thanks to Alice Rohrwacher; "Amazing success for Italian
Two years ago Matteo Garrone won the Gran Prix for Reality, the following year, there was an Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA for Sorrentino's 'La Grande Bellezza', and 33 year-old Alice Rohrwacher keeps the ball rolling with another
My prediction about Alessandro Rossetto's 'Piccola Patria' (Small Homeland) never making it out of Italy was unfounded; it will be screened at Open Roads:New Italian Cinema (New York CIty's Lincoln Center).
I should have known that Sacro GRA would win the Golden Lion at the Venice FIlm Festival last year; the crowd went wild and the ovation was greater and longer than for any other movie.