The nominations for the 2023 Oscars have just been announced and, surprisingly, Italy is competing in the Best Short Film category with the film “Le Pupille” directed by Alice Rohrwacher, based on a greeting card written by Elsa Morante.
Were announced today, Tuesday 24 January, the Nomination for the 95th Academy Awards 2023. The ceremony will be held on March 12 and, surprisingly, Italy is also in the race thanks to The Pupilsshort film written and directed by Alice Rohrwacher and premiered at Cannes Film Festival.
Oscar 2023, Italy is also competing with the short Le Pupille
The disappointment of not having seen a candidate Nostalgia Of Mario Martone in the top five for Best Foreign Film is partly mitigated by the short film nomination The Pupilsinspired by a story that the writer Elsa Morante he said in a letter to his friend Godfrey Fofi.
During the Christmas festivities of the Second World War, in an orphanage run by nuns, the little orphan girls – the pupils of the title, a Latin term which means precisely little girl – await the arrival of Christmas between privations and desires. The gift of a trifle, a red cake made with more than 70 eggs, “what a sacrilege in times of war” , by a rich lady who seeks intercession for her boyfriend from orphans, will unleash hidden desires and a small rebellion within the austere walls of the orphanage. The short is available from December 16, 2022 on Disney +.
Produced by Alfonso Cuaronthe short film is in the five films competing for the Best Short Film: Almost Home Of Nils Keller, An Irish Goodbye Of Ross White e Tom Berkeley, Ivalu Of Anders Walter e Nakam Of Andreas Kessler.
A further surprise for Italy is also the candidacy of Aldo Signoretti Nail Team Makeup and Styling Elvis Of Baz Luhrmann.
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