Maybe not too many people are interested in that, but David di Donatello 2017 awards (the Italian equivalent of the Oscars) were announced yesterday.
The main winner is the terrific and delightful La pazza gioia (Like Crazy), which took home Best Picture, Director and Lead Actress (the incredibly deserving Valeria Bruni Tedeschi) among others. Other big winners were the Indivisibili (Indivisible) and Veloce come il Vento (Italian Race).
Here’s the complete list of David Awards winners, from Variety:
“Like Crazy,” Paolo Virzì
Paolo Virzì, “Like Crazy”
Marco Danieli, “La ragazza del mondo”
Nicola Guaglianone, Barbara Petronio, Edoardo De Angelis for “Indivisible”
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Gianfranco Cabiddu, Ugo Chiti, Salvatore De Mola for “La stoffa dei sogni”
Attilio De Razza, Pierpaolo Verga, “Indivisible”
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, “Like Crazy”
Stefano Accorsi, “Italian Race”
Antonia Truppo, “Indivisible”
Valerio Mastandrea, “Fiore”
Michele D’Attanasio, “Italian Race”
Gianni Vezzosi, “Italian Race”
“Crazy for football,” Volfango De Biase
Enzo Avitabile, “Indivisible”
“Abbi Pietà di Noi” by Enzo Avitabile, “Indivisible”
Tonino Zera “Like Crazy”
Massimo Cantini Parrini, “Indivisible”
Luca Mazzoccoli, “Italian Race”
Daniela Tartari, “Like Crazy”
Angelo Bonanni, Diego De Santis, Mirko Perri, Michele Mazzucco, “Italian Race”
Artea Film & Rain Rebel Alliance International Network, “Italian Race”
EUROPEAN UNION PICTURE
“I, Daniel Blake,” Ken Loach
FOREIGN FILM OUTSIDE THE E.U.
“Nocturnal Animals,” Tom Ford
“A casa mia,” Mario Piredda
“In War For Love,” Pierfrancesco Diliberto
I love Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, and she’s terrific in that film
Nocturnal Animals though??