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Moretti and Placido: A duel for the Davids

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Moretti and Placido: A duel for the Davids

The Caiman [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Jean Labadie
interview: Nanni Moretti
film profile
]
by Nanni Moretti and Michele Placido’s Crime Novel [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Michele Placido
film profile
]
will go head to head at the upcoming David di Donatello Awards, Italy’s top film honours. Moretti’s film has been nominated in 13 categories, Placido’s in 14, including the David Giovani (Young David Award). Both films are naturally in the running for the most coveted prize: Best Film.

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The other films vying for the statuette, which will be handed out April 21 in Rome, are My Best Enemy (12 nominations), Notte prima degli esami (11 nominations) and La terra (six nominations).

The best film from the European Union will be chosen from among The Chlid [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne
film profile
]
, Mrs. Henderson Presents, March of the Penguins [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, Match Point and Hidden [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Margaret Menegoz
interview: Michael Haneke
film profile
]
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(Translated from Italian)

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