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David di Donatello: a special prize to Isabella Rossellini

David di Donatello: a special prize to Isabella Rossellini

Isabella Rossellini will receive a special David di Donatello award for 2023. The actress will receive it during the awards ceremony of the 68th edition on May 10.

After the announcement a few days ago of a career David to the producer Marina Storkthe 68th edition of the main Italian award for cinema will also present a David Speciale 2023 to Isabella Rossellini, an Italian actress who has always been appreciated in the world. They communicated it Piera DetassisPresident and Artistic Director of the Academy of Italian Cinema – David di Donatello Awards, in agreement the Board of Directors composed of Francesco Giambrone, Francesco Rutelli, Nicola Borrelli, Francesca Cima, Edoardo De Angelis, Domenico Dinoia, Valeria Golino, Giancarlo Leone, Luigi Lonigro, Mario Lorini, Francesco Ranieri Martinotti. Identification will be awarded on Wednesday 10 May as part of the awards ceremony live in prime time on Rai 1 from the Cinecittà@Lumina studios in Rome, with the management of Charles Conti flanked by Matilde Gioli.

As Piera Detassis said, “From Renzo Arbore’s transgressive television to the cinema of the Taviani brothers, from The Papa eye to David Lynch’s cult films, always crossing territories of great authors, Saverio Costanzo, Nikita Mikhalkov, Robert Zemeckis, Peter Weir, Denis Villeneuve: Isabella Rossellinidaughter of two film legends, Ingrid Bergman and Roberto Rossellinihas been able to challenge every cliché with great freedom, confirming herself as a multifaceted and nonconformist artist, a model of enormous fame, a great interpreter and ironic author of provocative theatrical films and monologues, finally an ethologist and environmental activist. The David Speciale thus intends to celebrate a cosmopolitan and at the same time very Italian protagonista precious ambassador of our culture, who today returns to our cinema in the film La Chimera by Alice Rohrwacher, in competition at Cannes.”

Who is Isabella Rossellini

Daughter of Ingrid Bergman and Roberto RosselliniIsabella Rossellini is one of the best known and most appreciated Italian actresses in the world. She debuted on the big screen in 1976, alongside her mother, in the film Nina by Vincente Minnelli, while in 1979 he starred in The lawn of the Taviani brothers. In 1985, she plays her first role in an overseas production with The sun at midnight by Taylor Hackford; the following year he starred in the cult film Velluto blu by David Lynch, which earned her the award for Best Actress at the Independent Spirit Awards.

Throughout his career has acted for directors such as Joel Schumacher, Robert Zemeckis, Peter Weir, Abel Ferrara, James Gray, Saverio Costanzo, Julie Gavras, Marjane Satrapi, Denis Villeneuve and David O. Russell. In addition to cinema, Isabella Rossellini starred in numerous hit series such as Crime of the Century by Mark Rydell, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, and Chicago Hopecreated by David E. Kelley, which earned him a nomination agli Emmy Award as a guest star in the drama series.

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