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The Best Offer Dominates Nastri D'argento Awards

Acclaimed director Giuseppe Tornatore's latest movie The Best Offer was the toast of Italy's 67th Nastri d'Argento (Silver Ribbon) awards after landing six honours.The movie, which stars Geoffrey Rush as an eccentric auctioneer who becomes...

Former Oscar Winners Dominate Italy's Donatello Awards

Directors Bernardo Bertolucci, Giuseppe Tornatore and Gabriele Salvatores are set to go head-to-head at Italy's David di Donatello Awards after each landing nominations for two top honours.The filmmakers, all previous Oscar winners, will duke it...

Al Pacino Joins Travolta In Cast Of 'Gotti'

Al Pacino, the Academy Award winning actor, has joined the cast of crime movie 'Gotti: Three Generations', according to the Washington Post. Al Pacino will play the Gambino crime family underboss 'Neil Dellacroce', an associate...

Baaria Receives Warm Welcome At Venice

Giuseppe Tornatore's Baaria opened the 66th Venice Film Festival Wednesday -- and received generally smashing reviews -- not the least of which coming from Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. Berlusconi, who also heads the gigantic...

Italian Drama Opens Venice Film Festival

The Venice Film Festival -- "il nonno" of all film festivals -- opens late today (Wednesday) with the screening of Giuseppe Tornatore's Baaria , the first Italian film to open the festival in 20 years....

De Niro, Barrymore And Beckinsale Set For Italian Remake

A-list Hollywood talent including Robert de Niro has joined the cast of Everybody's Fine, a remake of Italian family drama Stanno Tutti Bene.The Taxi Driver star will work alongside Drew Barrymore, Sam Rockwell and Kate...

By on 08 April 2008

Director Tornatore Mugged

Italian director GIUSEPPE TORNATORE has been hospitalised in Rome after being mugged by two men. The Cinema Paradiso filmmaker, 51, was walking in the Italian capital on Tuesday evening (21Aug07) when he was attacked by...

Morricone: 'Don't Call Them Spaghetti Westerns'

Composer ENNIO MORRICONE detests the term 'spaghetti western' and wishes movie fans would refer to the long-defunct sub-genre as 'Italian westerns' instead. The 78-year-old legend, who wrote some of the most iconic western themes of...

Stone Shooting Olympic Promo

Oscar-winning director OLIVER STONE is lending his movie expertise to 2008 Olympics host China to shoot a five-minute promo encouraging "cultural exchange". The WORLD TRADE CENTER film-maker will film the project in capital city Beijing....

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