(ANSA) – ROME, NOV 14 – Mario Martone’s Naples Mob drama
Nostalgia, Italy’s candidate for subsequent yr’s Oscars, has been
chosen as European movie of the yr by the annual Capri,
Hollywood Worldwide Movie Competition.
The movie, which gained 4 Silver Ribbons from Italian movie
critics in June together with finest director, finest actor, finest
supporting actor, and finest screenplay, stars Pierfrancesco
Favino as a Naples man who returns to his dwelling city after 40
years in Egypt and reconnects with a childhood pal who has
develop into a Camorra boss.
The board of the Capri Hollywood fest, which opens the
worldwide movie fest season on December 26-January 2,
chosen Nostalgia as a result of it’s a “treasured and poetic work”,
stated honorary chair Noa, the Israeli singer who has longstanding
ties to Naples and its tradition.
A shortlist of 21 candidates for the Worldwide Function Movie
Award on the ninety fifth Academy Awards on March 12 subsequent yr shall be
unveiled on December 21.
The 5 nominations shall be introduced on January 24.
The movie, tailored from Ermanno Rea’s 2016 novel of the identical
title, will shortly be proven in New York by Italo-American actor
and director John Turturro earlier than doing the rounds of the
pre-Oscar festivals. (ANSA).
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