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Sorrentino, Martone, Bellocchio get Silver Ribbons

Awards from press to be presented at MAXXI

(ANSA) - ROME, JUN 20 - Film directors Paolo Sorrentino, fellow Neapolitan Mario Martone and veteran auteur Marco Bellocchio won top awards at Italy's annual Silver Ribbons Prizes awarded by the national film press.
    Bellocchio's Marx può aspettare (Marx Can Wait) was voted film of the year, while Sorrentino's E' stata la mano di dio (The Hand of God) got the Best Film 2022 Award.
    Sorrentino's autobiographical coming of age tale set in Diego Maradona's Naples for six ribbons in all, including for leading actresses Teresa Saponangelo and Luisa Ranieri.
    Martone won for best director and with Ippolita Di Majo snagged the best screenplay award for two films, Nostalgia and Qui rido io.
    Riboons also went to the leads and supporting actors of Nostalgia, Pierfrancesco Favino, Francesco Di Leva and Tommaso Ragno.
    The awards will be presented Monday night at Rome's MAXXI contemporary art museum.
    photo: Favino and Martone at cannes film fest (ANSA).


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