Costume drama in Sannio
by Paolo Menzione
25/06/2003 - There is just one festival in Europe celebrating the work of set and costume designers, and it’s Italian: the Sannio Film festival. The 7th edition of which will unroll in Sant’ Agata de’Goti in Benevento (south Italy) from 4-13 July.
This year’s five nominees for the best film Capitelli d’Oro award are Prendimi l'anima by Roberto Faenza, Pinocchio [trailer] by Roberto Benigni, El Alamein by Enzo Monteleone, Il cuore altrove by Pupi Avati, Un viaggio chiamato amore [trailer] by Michele Placido and Il quaderno della spesa by Tonino Cervi.
The event also features all the usual retrospectives dedicated to outstanding professionals in this field plus a special tribute to Alberto Sordi which consists in a exhibit of some of the costumes from his most celebrated films. Sannio will also launch the first edition of a Campus for training new industry professionals, and an international competition for 15 scholarships. All Fine Arts students under the age of 25 are eligible to take part and for ulterior information, click: firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Translated from Italian)