This Thursday, the 29th, the winner of the Grand Public Prize of the 8½ Festival of Italian Cinema 2023 was announced. Sergio Leone: The Italian Who Invented America (2022), by filmmaker Francesco Zippel. The awards podium is completed with the Silver and Bronze medals respectively, Forbidden to dogs and Italians (2022) and the sadness (2022). For the second year in a row, the initiative was sponsored by Generali Seguros, which in fact was the main supporter of the 8½ Festa do Cinema Italiano 2023. Voting participants competed for coffee kits from the Bialti brand. The winner has already been selected, notified and has until 23:59 on 4 July to respond to a contact from the organisers. If the winner does not respond, they will also be selected first and will be contacted by another alternative, if necessary.
8 ½ Italian Film Festival 2023 :: Last day of the 10th edition of the event
8 ½ Festa do Cinema Italiano 2023 :: Documentaries about Pope Francis in cinemas
8 ½ Festa do Cinema Italiano 2023 :: The director of the documentary talks to the public about Sergio Leone
Sergio Leone: The Italian Who Invented America summarizes the life and work of one of the greatest filmmakers of all time and features Darren Aronofsky, Damien Chazelle, Jennifer Connelly, Robert De Niro, Clint Eastwood, Frank Miller, Ennio Morricone, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Quentin Tarantino Offers valuable testimonials. Giuseppe Tornatore, Dario Argento and Jacques Audiard. already Forbidden to dogs and Italians It follows a family from the Piedmont region who move to France in search of better opportunities in life. Finally, the sadness Its protagonist is Felice Lasco (Pierfrancesco Favino), a Neapolitan who after living abroad for more than 40 years decides to return to his hometown. When he is reunited with his elderly mother, he tries to piece together her story.
Journalist, film critic and member of ABRACCINE (Brazilian Association of Film Critics). Darcy Ribeiro teaches courses at Film School/RJ and SESC/RJ. He participated as the author of the books “100 Best Brazilian Films” (2016), “Brazilian Documentary – 100 Essential Films” (2017) and “Brazilian Animation – 100 Essential Films” (2018). Editor of Papo de Cinema.