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AWARDS Italy

Taviani, Montaldo and Giordana compete for the Golden Globe

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- July 3 sees the awards ceremony for the foreign press award. The Grand Prix will go to Gianni Amelio's The First Man

Taviani, Montaldo and Giordana compete for the Golden Globe

Paolo and Vittorio Taviani's Caesar Must Die [+see also:
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(photo), Giuliano Montaldo's L'industriale [+see also:
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and Marco Tullio Giordana's Romanzo di una strage [+see also:
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are the three films nominated for the Golden Globe 2011-0212, the foreign press award for Italian cinema.

The Golden Globes awards ceremony will take place Tuesday, July 3, at the Villa Massimo-German Academy in Rome. Asia Argento will be the evening's patroness.

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In the running for the award for Best Director are Emanuele Crialese for Terraferma [+see also:
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, Ferzan Ozpetek for Magnificent Presence [+see also:
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, Paolo and Vittorio Taviani for Caesar Must Die. The candidates for the Best First Film are Ruggero Dipaola's Apartment in Athens, Laura Morante's Ciliegine [+see also:
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, Gianluca e Massimiliano De Serio's Seven Acts of Mercy [+see also:
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. The Best European film will be chosen amongst Luis Galvao Teles' Aguasaltas.com, Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano's The Untouchables [+see also:
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and Michel Hazanavicius' The Artist [+see also:
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]
.

The Press Grand Prix will go to Gianni Amelio's The First Man [+see also:
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, while the Lifetime Achievement award will be given to the director and actor Michele Placido.

(Translated from Italian)

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