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Like Crazy emerges triumphant at the Nastri d’Argento Awards

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- Paolo Virzì’s film has snagged five awards, including Best Film and Best Actress; Best New Director went to Gabriele Mainetti, while Perfect Strangers was voted Best Comedy

Like Crazy emerges triumphant at the Nastri d’Argento Awards
Like Crazy by Paolo Virzì

Two years after Human Capital [+see also:
trailer
interview: Paolo Virzì
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]
, Paolo Virzì has once again been hailed as the director of the best film of the year by the film journalists at the SNGCI, who handed out their prizes, the Nastri d’Argento Awards, in Taormina on Saturday. Like Crazy [+see also:
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trailer
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Q&A: Paolo Virzì
film profile
]
, which was unveiled at Cannes in May this year, ended up being the most-awarded movie of this edition, with five Nastri in all: besides its director, its two lead actresses – Valeria Bruni Tedeschi and Micaela Ramazzotti – won in their respective category, in addition to its screenplay, costumes and soundtrack.

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And there was further proof of the quality of both Perfect Strangers [+see also:
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]
by Paolo Genovese and They Call Me Jeeg [+see also:
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interview: Gabriele Mainetti
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]
by Gabriele Mainetti. Following the former’s David di Donatello for Best Film and its Best Screenplay Award at Tribeca, among other accolades, it took home the Nastri for Best Comedy, Best Original Song and Best Cast, while the latter, which was festooned with trophies at the David di Donatello Awards, pocketed the Nastri for Best New Director and Best Supporting Actor (Luca Marinelli). 

Two Nastri went to Suburra [+see also:
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interview: Stefano Sollima
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]
by Stefano Sollima, for Best Supporting Actress (Greta Scarano) and Best Production Design (Paki Maduri, who was also awarded for The Beginners [+see also:
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trailer
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]
). Italian Race [+see also:
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interview: Matteo Rovere
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]
by Matteo Rovere saw its lead actor (Stefano Accorsi) win in his respective category, while it also bagged the Best Editing Award, and besides the Nastro of the Year, Don’t Be Bad [+see also:
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]
by Claudio Caligari also took home Best Cinematography (Maurizio Calvesi, who also won for The Confessions [+see also:
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trailer
interview: Roberto Andò
film profile
]
) and Best Sound. The Best Subject Award went to Me, Myself and Her [+see also:
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making of
film profile
]
by Maria Sole Tognazzi, while Best Producer was bestowed upon Pietro Valsecchi. Finally, the European Nastro 2016 went to Juliette Binoche (The Wait [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Lou de Laâge
interview: Piero Messina
film profile
]
).

Here are the winners of the 2016 Nastri d’Argento Awards:

Nastro of the Year
Don’t Be Bad [+see also:
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trailer
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]
- Claudio Caligari
Valerio Mastandrea, Luca Marinelli, Alessandro Borghi 

Best Director
Paolo Virzì – Like Crazy [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
Q&A: Paolo Virzì
film profile
]
 

Best New Director
Gabriele Mainetti – They Call Me Jeeg [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
film focus
interview: Gabriele Mainetti
film profile
]
 

Best Comedy
Perfect Strangers [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Paolo Genovese

Best Producer
Pietro Valsecchi - Quo vado? [+see also:
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making of
film profile
]
, Call Me Francesco [+see also:
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trailer
making of
interview: Sara Serraiocco
film profile
]
and for his contribution to Don’t Be Bad in association with Kimerafilm and Rai Cinema, and in conjunction with Leone Film Group, BNL and MiBACT 

Best Subject
Ivan Cotroneo, Francesca Marciano, Maria Sole Tognazzi – Me, Myself and Her [+see also:
trailer
making of
film profile
]

Best Screenplay
Paolo Virzì, Francesca Archibugi – Like Crazy 

Best Lead Actor
Stefano Accorsi – Italian Race [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Matteo Rovere
film profile
]

Best Lead Actress
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Micaela Ramazzotti – Like Crazy

Best Supporting Actor
Luca Marinelli – They Call Me Jeeg

Best Supporting Actress
Greta Scarano - Suburra [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Stefano Sollima
film profile
]
 

Best Cinematography
Maurizio Calvesi – Don’t Be Bad, The Confessions [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Roberto Andò
film profile
]

Best Production Design
Paki Meduri – The Beginners [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Suburra 

Best Costumes
Catia Dottori – Like Crazy 

Best Editing
Gianni Vezzosi – Italian Race

Best Sound
Angelo Bonanni – Don’t Be Bad 

Best Soundtrack
Carlo Virzì – Like Crazy

Best Original Song
Fiorella Mannoia, Bungaro, Cesare Chiodo - Perfetti sconosciuti (Perfect Strangers - Paolo Genovese)

Best Cast
Perfect Strangers (casting director Barbara Giordani)
Anna Foglietta, Alba Rohrwacher, Kasia Smutniak
Giuseppe Battiston, Edoardo Leo, Marco Giallini, Valerio Mastandrea

Golden Nastro
Stefania Sandrelli

European Nastro 2016
Juliette Binoche – The Wait [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Lou de Laâge
interview: Piero Messina
film profile
]

International Nastro 2016
Kevin Costner

Guglielmo Biraghi Award
for the youngest actors
Rimau Grillo Ritzberger, Valentina Romani, Leonardo Pazzagli, Alessandro Sperduti - Un bacio [+see also:
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trailer
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]

Matilda De Angelis – Italian Race

Biraghi Nuovoimaie Award
Moisè Curia - Abbraccialo per me [+see also:
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]
, La nostra quarantena [+see also:
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]

Graziella Bonacchi Award
Breakout actor of the year
Alessandro Borghi – Don’t Be Bad, Suburra

SIAE Nastri d’Argento
for new screenwriters
Alberto Caviglia - Pecore in erba [+see also:
trailer
interview: Alberto Caviglia
film profile
]

Piero Messina – The Wait
Francesca Manieri – Italian Race

Special Nastri – 70 Years                          
Leo Gullotta
Giuseppe Fiorello and Massimo Popolizio - Era d’estate [+see also:
film review
trailer
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]

and for commitment to social issues
Sabrina Ferilli – Me, Myself and Her
Marco D’Amore - Un posto sicuro [+see also:
trailer
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]

Nino Manfredi Award
Carlo Verdone and Antonio Albanese - L’abbiamo fatta grossa [+see also:
trailer
making of
film profile
]

(Translated from Italian)

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