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Nastro d’argento awards: 8 nominations for Human Capital by Virzì

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- Others among the most voted for by cinema reporters were Song’e Napule by the Manetti Bros. and Fasten Your Seatbelts by Ozpetek, with six nominations each

Nastro d’argento awards: 8 nominations for Human Capital by Virzì
Human Capital by Paolo Virzì

After receiving 19 nominations at the David di Donatello (read the news story), Human Capital [+see also:
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gathered the most nominations for the upcoming Nastro d’argento awards, which are assigned by the union of Italian cinema journalists (SNGCI). With 8 nominations, among which best film and best actors (the Fabrizio Bentivoglio - Fabrizio Gifuni duo for best actor, and Valeria Bruni Tedeschi among the women) Paolo Virzì’s film is the most nominated. This year’s surprise though is the film by the Manetti Bros., Song’e Napule [+see also:
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(read the news story), which after months of consensus between both the public and critics has been nominated six times, including for best comedy, best actor (another duo: Alessandro Roja - Giampaolo Morelli) and best supporting actor (duo Paolo Sassanelli - Carlo Buccirosso). Also nominated six times was Fasten Your Seatbelts by Ferzan Ozpetek, nominated for best film, best actress (Kasia Smutniak) and best photography.

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Coming directly from Cannes, where she won the Grand Prix, Alice Rohrwacher has been nominated for best director for The Wonders [+see also:
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(four nominations total), where beyond Virzì and Ozpetek, are Daniele Luchetti (Those Happy Years [+see also:
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) and Edoardo Winspeare (In grazia di Dio [+see also:
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), all with five nominations each. Best newcomer director is exceptionally featuring six nominees this year, including Sebastiano Riso (Darker Than Midnight, [+see also:
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which was also applauded in Cannes this year – read the article), who is in the running with Emma Dante (Via Castellana Bandiera [+see also:
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), Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza (Salvo [+see also:
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), Fabio Mollo (The South Is Nothing [+see also:
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), Pif (La mafia uccide solo d’estate [+see also:
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) and the unmissable Sydney Sibilia (Smetto quando voglio [+see also:
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), who has already received many David nominations. The union considers films eligible if they have come out during the time allowed, with Rohrwacher and Riso receiving four nominations, with The Misunderstood [+see also:
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by Asia Argento, including best screenplay.

Beyond Smetto quando voglio and Song’e Napule, La mossa del pinguino [+see also:
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by Claudio Amendola, Sotto una buona stella [+see also:
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by Carlo Verdone and Tutta colpa di Freud [+see also:
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by Paolo Genovese were nominated. Also nominated for best actor are Germano, Edoardo Leo and Kim Rossi Stuart; best actresses, Paola Cortellesi, Valeria Golino and Celeste Casciaro(wife and actress for Winspeare). The year’s Nastro went to La sedia della felicità [+see also:
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, Carlo Mazzacurati’s last film. Career Nastros went to Francesco Rosi, Piero Tosi and Marina Cicogna; Ettore Scola received a special award for Che strano chiamarsi Federico [+see also:
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.

The Nastro d’argento awards will be given out on June 28 at the Teatro Antico in Taormina. For a complete list of nominations, click here.

(Translated from Italian)

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