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DAVID DI DONATELLO 2015

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Black Souls triumphs at the David di Donatello awards

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- Francesco Munzi’s film picked up 9 awards including for Best Film and Best Director. Leopardi was awarded 5 Davids, with Best Actor going to Elio Germano. Margherita Buy won the award for Best Actress

Black Souls triumphs at the David di Donatello awards
Francesco Munzi (left) with Matteo Garrone and one of his David di Donatello awards

Black Souls [+see also:
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interview: Francesco Munzi
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, which was already leading the way with the most nominations (see news article), was confirmed as the star of the David di Donatello awards, the ceremony for which was held in Rome on Friday 12 June. Francesco Munzi’s film picked up 9 awards (out of 16 nominations) including for Best Film, Best Director, Best Script and Best Cinematography. Five Davids went to Leopardi [+see also:
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interview: Mario Martone
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]
by Mario Martone, including for Best Actor (Elio Germano). Mia madre [+see also:
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interview: Nanni Moretti
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]
by Nanni Moretti, on the other hand, pulled in two female awards: Best Actress for Margherita Buy and Best Supporting Actress for Giulia Lazzarini.

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The Best New Director of this 59th Italian film award ceremony, which was also attended by Quentin Tarantino, who was collecting two Davids from several years back (for Pulp Fiction and Django Unchained), was named as Edoardo Falcone for Se Dio vuole [+see also:
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]
. Noi e la Giulia [+see also:
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]
by Edoardo Leo took home the award for Best Supporting Actor (Carlo Buccirosso) and the David Giovani award, whilst the only award (out of 10 nominations) that went to The Invisible Boy [+see also:
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]
by Gabriele Salvatores was for visual effects. The award for Best European Film went to The Theory of Everything [+see also:
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]
by James Marsh.

The 2015 David di Donatello award winners:

BEST FILM
Black Souls by Francesco Munzi

BEST DIRECTOR
Francesco Munzi for Black Souls

BEST NEW DIRECTOR
Edoardo Falcone for Se Dio vuole

BEST SCRIPT

Black Souls by Francesco Munzi,Fabrizio Ruggirello, Maurizio Braucci

BEST PRODUCER
Cinemaundici and Babe Films, with Rai Cinema for Black Souls

BEST ACTRESS
Margherita Buy for her role in Mia madre

BEST ACTOR
Elio Germano for his role in Leopardi

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Giulia Lazzarini for her role in Mia madre

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Carlo Buccirosso for his role in Noi e la Giulia

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Vladan Radovic for Black Souls

BEST SCORE
Giuliano Taviani for Black Souls

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
Black souls performed by Massimo De Lorenzo, music and lyrics by Giuliano Taviani

BEST SET DESIGNER
Giancarlo Muselli for Leopardi

BEST COSTUMES
Ursula Patzak for Leopardi

BEST MAKE-UP
Maurizio Silvi for Leopardi

BEST HAIR DESIGN
Aldo Signoretti, Alberta Giuliani for Leopardi

BEST EDITING
Cristiano Travaglioli for Black Souls

BEST SOUND
Stefano Campus for Black Souls

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
The visuals in The Invisible Boy

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Belluscone. Una storia siciliana [+see also:
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]
by Franco Maresco

BEST EUROPEAN FILM
The Theory of Everything by James Marsh (Universal Pictures)

BEST FOREIGN FILM
Birdman by Alejandro González Iñárritu (20th Century Fox)

BEST SHORT FILM
Thriller by Giuseppe Marco Albano

DAVID GIOVANI
Noi e la Giulia by Edoardo Leo

(Translated from Italian)

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