SPECIAL EVENT. SUNDAY, JUNE 12TH ::
Italian cinema will be largely represented in Taormina on the occasion of the prize-giving ceremony of the Italia FilmFest 2005 broadcast by RAI- that will take place this evening.
The prizes are only given to Italian films showed in the cinemas or in international festivals from June 2004 to May 2005, the films have been chosen by the critics Paolo D’Agostini (La Repubblica), Fabio Ferzetti (Il Messaggero) and Maurizio Porro (Corriere della Sera), experts of Italian cinema. The jury of the Italia FilmFest 2005 is made up of Mario Monicelli, Suso Cecchi D’amico, Tonino Guerra, Ennio Morricone, Giuseppe Rotunno, Dante Ferretti, Roberto Perpignani, Piero Tosi, Vittorio De Seta, Massimo Cristaldi (for Franco Cristaldi), Luca Magnani (for Anna Magnani), Giovanna Gravina Volonté (for Gian Maria Volonté) and Felice Laudadio, president; coordination by Silvia D’Amico. Late in the morning of June, 13th, the prize-winners will meet the audience and the accredited press, soon after the showing – as a symbol of the Italia FilmFest – of the film awarded the Mario Monicelli Prize for the best direction.
The same jury – in agreement with Francesca Fabbri Fellini – awarded to the great Swedish director Ingmar Bergman, the Prize Federico Fellini for the Artistic Excellence; the prize was given to the actress and director Liv Ullman, delegated by Bergman, in the CASA DEL CINEMA on Saturday, June, 4th. The Fellini Prize is intended to be as the Cinema Nobel Prize and is part of the Italia FilmFest; it is at its second edition after the one of 2002 that awarded Roberto Benigni.
These are the prizes awarded by the jury of the Italia FilmFest:
Franco Cristalli Prize for the best producer to Mariella Li Sacchi Amedeo Letizia
for “Il resto di niente” by Antonietta De Lillo.
Mario Monicelli Prize for the best director to Francesco Munzi for “Saimir” by Francesco Munzi.
Suso Cecchi D’Amico Prize for the best film-script to Paolo Sorrentino for “Le conseguenze dell’amore” by Paolo Sorrentino.
Tonino Guerra Prize for the best subject to Paolo Sorrentino for “Le conseguenze dell’amore” by Paolo Sorrentino.
Anna Magnani Prize for the best acyress to Charlotte Rampling
for “Le chiavi di casa” by Gianni Amelio.
Gian Maria Volontà Prize for the best actor to Toni Servillo for “Le conseguenze dell’amore” by Paolo Sorrentino.
Ennio Morricone Prize for the best composer to Franco Piersanti for “Le chiavi di casa” by Gianni Amelio.
Giuseppe Rotunno Prize for the best photography director to Mario Amura for “Vento di terra” by Vincenzo Marra.
Dante Ferretti Prize for the best set designer to Luigi Marchione for“La febbre” by Alessandro D’Alatri.
Roberto Perpignani Prize for the best editino to Luca Gasparini for “Lavorare con lentezza” by Guido Chiesa.
Piero Tosi Prize for the best costume designer to Daniela Ciancio for “Il resto di niente” by Antonietta De Lillo.