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AWARDS Italy

The Golden Globes

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by Ferzan Ozpetek swept the boards at this year's Golden Globes, the annual film awards presented by the Foreign Press Association of Italy.
The Turkish-born director's hit film won the five most important Globes: best film, screenplay, actress (Giovanna Mezzogiorno), actor (Filippo Nigro) and musical score.
Gabriele Salvatores received the best director Globe for his masterful Io non ho paura [+see also:
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while DP Daniele Nannuzzi took home the best cinematography award for his contribution to El Alamein.
The world's Italian correspondents voted Maria Sole Tognazzi's directorial feature debut, Passato Prossimo, the best first film of the year while Domenico Procacci won the best producer accolade.
Roberto Faenza won the Grand Prix for Prendimi l'anima while Roberto Benigni and Diego Ronsisvalle (Gli Astronomi) received special mentions.
Ernesto Mahieux's powerful performance in The Embalmer was rewarded with the best newcomer (male) of the year Globe while Donatella Finocchiaro was deemed best female newcomer for Angela [+see also:
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(Translated from Italian)

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