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“ELVIS” ROCKS ‘CAPRI HOLLYWOOD FEST WITH EIGHT AWARDS INCLUDING BEST PICTURE AND BEST DIRECTOR

Netflix gets nine Capri Awards including Del Toro’s ‘Pinocchio’, ‘Glass Onion’, ‘All Quiet in the Western Front’ as well as Ana De Arana for “Blonde” and Alejandro G. Inarritu for his visionary “Bardo”.

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ garners three Capri Awards; Brendan Fraser named as the Best Actor, Angela Bassett Best Supporting Actres; ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ is the Best Original Screenplay; and Diane Warren’s “Applause” is the Best Song

Warner Bros.’s King of Rock biopic “Elvis” was named Best Film and Baz Luhrmann received the Best Director Award at the 27th edition of ‘Capri, Hollywood – The International Film Festival’, the annual event founded in 1995 by producer Pascal Vicedomini and organized in association with Capri in the World Institute. The Awards were announced on the festival’s closing day at the prestigious Mercandante Theatre in Naples during the Gala sponsored by Intesa Sanpaolo, Terna and Givova: ‘Honoring Cinema Masters.’

‘Elvis’ also earned other six awards including Best Producers, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design (Catherine Martin), Best Make-up and Hairstyling, Best Sound, Best Mix.

At the same time, Netflix gets nine awards including Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘Pinocchio’ (Best Animation) and its Original Score composed by Alexandre Desplat. And also: ‘Glass Onion’ (Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Ensemble Cast), ‘All Quiet in the Western Front’ (Best International Feature) as well as Ana De Arana (Best Actress for ‘Blonde’), Eddie Redmayne (Best Supporting Actor for “The Good Nurse”). Best Documentary Feature Award was presented to “Descendant” and director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu was feted with the Capri Visionary Award for his latest movie “Bardo”.

Prizes for the best performances of the year were also given to Brendan Fraser (Best Actor for “The Whale”) and Angela Bassett (Best Supporting Actress for “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”).

Three technical prizes were garnered by Tom Cruise’s “Tom Gun: Maverick,” including ‘Best Cinematography’, ‘Best Editing’ ‘Visual Effects

Winners were selected by this year’s Festival Board which includes its Honorary President Tony Renis (Golden Globe Winner and Oscar-nominated music producer) along with prominent international personages such as British director Terry Gilliam; Oscar-winners Gianni Quaranta, Alessandro Bertolazzi; Actors Franco Nero, Remo Girone, Daniel McVicar, and Sebastian Harrison; Italian screenwriter Enrico Vanzina and directors Valerio Esposito and Stefano Reali. As well as the world-renowned Israeli musicians’ Noa and Gil Dor; the USA soul singer Nicole Slack Jones; French Fashion Designer Christophe Guillarme.

“Everything Everywhere All at Once” earned as Best Original Screenplay Award (Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert). Regarding other technical prizes,

“Tell It Like a Woman” theme song “Applause” by Diane Warren was selected as Best Original Song.

The Capri Master of Cinematic Art Awards were presented to director Liliana Cavani, Michele Placido and Franco Nero while the “A Life for Cinema Award” was feted to Aldo Signoretti (Elvis) and another “Visionary Award” was presented to actor-director and producer Luca Barbareschi.

“European Director of the Year” was named Ruben Östlund for “Triangle of Sadness” while “Best European Actors of the Year” are Riccardo Scamarcio (“Caravaggio’s Shadow”) and Emma Thompson (“Good Luck to You, Leo Grande”).

Cosimo Gomez (“My Name is Vendetta”) Francesco Carrozzini and Laura Samani were honored as the European Breakout Directors of the Year as well as Andrea Scarduzio (to be seen soon in “Mission Impossible” and “The Equalizer 3”) and Francesca Tizzano (“Lamborghini” and the upcoming “Double Soul”) were honored as the “Breakout Actors of the Year”.

Capri, Hollywood, the ‘bridge’ festival connecting the Italian and Global movie industries is organized under the patronage of the Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly and with the participation of RS Productions, Nuovo Imaie and Isaia.

www.caprihollywood.com

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