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They Call Me Jeeg comes out on top at L’Isola del Cinema

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- The festival, which is being held on Tiber Island until 4 September, gave the Groupama Assicurazioni Award for Best First or Second Film to Mainetti’s film, which also won the Audience Award

They Call Me Jeeg comes out on top at L’Isola del Cinema
Claudio Santamaria and Gabriele Mainetti, awarded at Isola del Cinema

Where there are awards, there’s They Call Me Jeeg [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
film focus
interview: Gabriele Mainetti
film profile
]
. And L’Isola del Cinema, the Rome-based festival being held on Tiber Island between 9 June and 4 September, is no exception, having crowned the rousing debut piece by Gabriele Mainetti, which has already won seven David di Donatello Awards, two Nastro d’Argento Awards, and the Italian Golden Globe from the foreign press. The Groupama Assicurazioni Award for Best First or Second Film was awarded by a jury made up of journalists Gloria Satta, Stefano Amadio, Arianna Finos, film critic Gabriele Niola, and director general of the Fondazione Ente dello Spettacolo, Antonio Urrata.

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The film, about a superhero from a small working-class suburb, also won the Audience Award. Six films battled it out for the prize: They Call Me Jeeg, along with Assolo [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
 by Laura MoranteThe Wait [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Lou de Laâge
interview: Piero Messina
film profile
]
by Piero MessinaThe Ploy [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 by Davide GriecoPecore in erba [+see also:
trailer
interview: Alberto Caviglia
film profile
]
 by Alberto Caviglia, and Suburra [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Stefano Sollima
film profile
]
 by Stefano Sollima.

At the awards ceremony, which was held on 27 July in the Arena de L’Isola del Cinema, the following awards were also presented:

Director revelation
Pecore in erba [+see also:
trailer
interview: Alberto Caviglia
film profile
]
 - Alberto Caviglia

Best Male Performance
Claudio Santamaria – They Call Me Jeeg [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
film focus
interview: Gabriele Mainetti
film profile
]

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

Best Supporting Actress
Giulia Elettra Gorietti - Suburra

Best Supporting Actor
Libero De Rienzo – The Ploy [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]

Special Career Prize
Giorgio Colangeli – The Wait [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Lou de Laâge
interview: Piero Messina
film profile
]

Special Screenplay Prize
Daniele Costantini, Laura Morante - Assolo [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]

(Translated from Italian)

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