Grants assigned to 12 films
- Recipients include Five Moons Square by Renzo Martinelli and The Tulse Luper Suitcases by Peter Greenaway
So far this year, the Film Credit Commission, which meets under the auspices of the Film Board at the Culture Ministry, assigned grants to the following twelve Italian features.
Seven were designated as being of cultural interest to the nation: Five Moons Square [+see also:
film profile] by Renzo Martinelli received Euros3.011.171; Striscia di bosco by David Grieco got Euros2.348.055; Anima Graffiata by Alessandro Di Robilant receives Euros3.138.831, The Tulse Luper Suitcases (Moab’s Story) by Peter Greenaway (co-produced by France, Italy, Spain, Luxembourg and Hungary) got Euros814.567; Il Sigaro Toscano by Arcangelo Bonaccorso got Euros1.917.405; Il Servo Ungherese by Massimo Piesco and Giorgio Molteni got Euros2.144.472; MineHaha by Werner Schoeter got Euros2.851.883.
The Italian films that will receive funding are: Dentro la Città by Andrea Costantini (Euros260.770), Tais Toy by Francis Veber (co-produced by France and Italy, Euros1.920.856) and Spanish/UK/Italian co-production, Carmen, by Vicente Aranda (Euros294.585).
Two first films made in 2001 also benefited: Radio West by Alessandro Valori (Euros1.045.825) and I Girasoli by Franceso Munzi (Euros1.043.539) as did one short film: Vernissage 1607 Caravaggio by Stella Leonetti given Euros41.316,56.
The Commission also reduced an earlier a grant of Euros2.678.867m assigned to Il miracolo by Edoardo Winspeare to Euros2.076.122m.
(Translated from Italian)
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