The award ceremony for the 65th edition of the David di Donatello Awards, an important birthday that will be celebrated live on prime time on Rai1. The conduct of the 2020 edition is entrusted to Carlo Conti. During the ceremony, numerous protagonists of Italian and international cinema will deliver twenty-five David di Donatello Awards and Special Davids.

The David di Donatello Awards are organized by the Accademia del Cinema Italiano Foundation - David di Donatello Awards and RAI: ​​Piera Detassis is the President and Artistic Director of the Academy, the Board of Directors is composed of Francesco Rutelli, Carlo Fontana, Mario Turetta, Francesca Cima, Luigi Lonigro, Mario Lorini, Domenico Dinoia, Edoardo De Angelis, Francesco Ranieri Martinotti, Giancarlo Leone.

La 65 edition of the event takes place under the High Patronage of the President of the Republic, with the contribution of the MiBACT Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and for Tourism - Directorate General for Cinema and Audiovisual, in agreement with AGIS and ANICA and with the participation , as Supporting Founding Members, of SIAE and Nuovo IMAIE.

FILM APPLICATIONS 2019

These are the nominations for the David di Donatello 2020 Awards films released in theaters from 1st January to 31st December 2019, in alphabetical order, voted from 7 January to 8 February 2020 by the members of the Jury of the Academy and officially transmitted by the Notary Office Marco Papi. In today's meeting with the press, Piera Detassis, President and Artistic Director of the Academy, communicated them. But what are the applications? Let's find out below.

BEST FILM

The first king produced by GRØENLANDIA, with RAI CINEMA, GAPBUSTERS, ROMAN CITIZEN
directed by Matteo ROVERE
The traitor produced by IBC MOVIE, KAVAC FILM, with RAI CINEMA
directed by Marco BELLOCCHIO
The paranza of the children produced by Carlo DEGLI ESPOSTI and Nicola SERRA
directed by Claudio GIOVANNESI
Martin Eden produced by Pietro MARCELLO, Beppe CASCHETTO, Thomas ORDONNEAU, Michael WEBER, Viola FÜGEN, RAI CINEMA
directed by Pietro MARCELLO
Pinocchio produced by ARCHIMEDE, LE PACTE, RAI CINEMA
directed by Matteo GARRONE

BEST DIRECTOR

The first king Matteo OAK
The traitor Marco BELLOCCHIO
The paranza of the children Claudio GIOVANNESI
Martin Eden Pietro MARCELLO
Pinocchio Matteo GARRONE

BEST NEWS DIRECTOR

5 is the perfect number Igort
Bangla Phaim BHUIYAN
The sample Leonardo D'AGOSTINI
The immortal Marco D'AMORE
Sun Carlo SIRONI

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Bangla Phaim BHUIYAN, Vanessa PICCIARELLI
The first king Filippo GRAVINO, Francesca MANIERI, Matteo OAK
The traitor Marco BELLOCCHIO, Ludovica RAMPOLDI, Valia SANTELLA, Francesco PICCOLO
The goddess luck Gianni ROMOLI, Silvia RANFAGNI, Ferzan OZPETEK
Remember? Valerio MIELI

BEST NOT ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

The mayor of the Sanità district Mario MARTONE, Hippolyta of MAJO
The famous invasion of bears in Sicily Thomas BIDEGAIN, Jean-Luc FROMENTAL, Lorenzo MATTOTTI
The paranza of the children Maurizio BRAUCCI, Roberto SAVIANO, Claudio GIOVANNESI
Martin Eden Maurizio BRAUCCI, Pietro MARCELLO
Pinocchio Matteo GARRONE, Massimo CECCHERINI

BEST PRODUCER

Bangla Domenico PROCACCI, Anna Maria MORELLI (TIM VISION)
The first king GREENLAND, RAI CINEMA, GAPBUSTERS, ROMAN CITIZEN
The traitor IBC MOVIE, KAVAC FILM, with RAI CINEMA
Martin Eden Pietro MARCELLO, Beppe CASCHETTO, Thomas ORDONNEAU, Michael WEBER, Viola FÜGEN, RAI CINEMA
Pinocchio ARCHIMEDE, LE PACTE, RAI CINEMA

BEST PROTAGONIST ACTRESS*

The holiday makers Valeria GERMAN BRUNI
The goddess luck Jasmine TRINCA
My brother chases the dinosaurs Isabella RAGONESE
Remember? Linda CARIDI
Pink SAVINO bezel
All my crazy love Valeria GOLINO

BEST PROTAGONIST ACTOR

5 is the perfect number Toni SERVILLO
The first king Alessandro BORGHI
The mayor of the Sanità district Francesco DI LEVA
The traitor Pierfrancesco FAVINO
Martin Eden Luca MARINELLI

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

5 is the perfect number Valeria GOLINO
Tomorrow is another day Anna FERZETTI
The first king Tania GARRIBBA
The traitor Maria AMATO
Pinocchio Alida BALDARI CALABRIA 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

5 is the perfect number Carlo BUCCIROSSO
The sample Stefano ACCORSI
The traitor Fabrizio FERRACANE
The traitor Luigi LO CASCIO
Pinocchio Roberto BENIGNI

BEST AUTHOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

The first king Daniele CIPRÌ
The traitor Vladan RADOVIC
Martin Eden Francesco DI GIACOMO
Pinocchio Nicolaj BRÜEL
Remember? Daria D'ANTONIO

BEST MUSICIAN

The Magic Flute of Piazza Vittorio THE ORCHESTRA OF PIAZZA VITTORIO
The first king Andrea FARRI
The traitor Nicola PIOVANI
Pinocchio Dario MARIANELLI
Suspiria Thom YORKE

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

Bangla Title: PARTY
Music by: Antonio AIELLO
Texts: SHOSHI MD ZIAUL, Antonio AIELLO
Interpreted by: MOONSTAR STUDIO
The mayor of the Sanità district Title: RIONE SANITITA '
Music, texts and interpretation of: RALPH P
The guest Title: A DISTRACTION ERROR
Music and Texts of: Dario BRUNORI
Interpreted by: BRUNORI SAS
The goddess luck Title: WHAT A WONDERFUL LIFE
Music and Texts of: Antonio DIODATO
Interpreted by: DIODATO
Suspiria Title: SUSPIRIUM
Music, texts and interpretation of: Thom YORKE

BEST SCENOGRAPHER

5 is the perfect number In the GIORGETTI
The first king Tonino ZERA
The traitor Andrea CASTORINA
Pinocchio Dimitri CAPUANI
Suspiria Inbal WEINBERG

BEST COSTUME DESIGNER

5 is the perfect number Nicoletta TARANTA
The first king Valentina TAVIANI
The traitor Daria CALVELLI
Martin Eden Andrea STAND
Pinocchio Massimo CANTINI PARRINI

BEST MAKEUP

5 is the perfect number Andreina BECAGLI
The first king Roberto PASTORE, Andrea LEANZA, Valentina VISINTIN, Lorenzo TAMBURINI
The traitor Dalia COLLI, Lorenzo TAMBURINI
Pinocchio Dalia COLLI, Mark COULIER (prosthetic makeup)
Suspiria Fernanda PEREZ

BEST HAIRSTYLER

The first king Marzia COLOMBA
The traitor Alberta GIULIANI
Martin Eden Daniela TARTARI
Pinocchio Francesco PEGORETTI
Suspiria Manolo GARCÍA

BEST EDITOR

The first king Gianni VEZZOSI
The mayor of the Sanità district Jacopo QUADRI
The traitor Francesca CALVELLI
Martin Eden Aline HERVÉ, Fabrizio FEDERICO
Pinocchio Marco SPOLETINI

BEST SOUND

5 is the perfect number Direct connection: Daniele MARANIELLO
boom Operator: Max GOBIET
Mounting: Giuseppe D'AMATO
Sound creation: Francesco ALBERTELLI
Mix: Marcos MOLINA JAIME
The first king Direct connection: Angelo BONANNI
boom Operator: Davide D'ONOFRIO
Mounting: Mirko PERRI
Sound creation: Mauro EUSEPI
Mix: Michele MAZZUCCO
The traitor Direct connection: Gaetano CARITO, Adriano DI LORENZO
boom Operator: Pierpaolo MERAFINO
Mounting: Lilio ROSATO
Sound creation: Gianluca BASILI
Mix: Francesco TUMMINELLO
Martin Eden Direct connection: Denny DE ANGELIS
boom Operator: Simone PANETTA
Mounting: Stefano GROSSO
Mix: Michael KACZMAREK
Pinocchio Direct connection: Maricetta LOMBARDO
boom Operator: Luca NOVELLI
Mounting: Daniela BASSANI
Sound creation: Stefano GROSSO
Mix: Gianni PALLOTTO

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

5 is the perfect number Giuseppe SQUILLACI
The first king Francesco GRISI, Gaia BUSSOLATI
The traitor Rodolfo MIGLIARI
Pinocchio Theo DEMERIS, Rodolfo MIGLIARI
Suspiria Luca SAVIOTTI

BEST DOCUMENTARY

Citizen Rosi by Didi GNOCCHI and Carolina ROSI
Fellini never ends by Eugenio CAPPUCCIO
The mafia is no longer what it once was by Franco MARESCO
If there is an afterlife I'm screwed. Life and cinema of Claudio Caligari by Simone ISOLA and Fausto TROMBETTA
selfie by Agostino FERRENTE

BEST FOREIGN FILM
(The prize for the best foreign film is awarded in the first round of voting)

Once upon a time in ... Hollywood by Quentin Tarantino (Warner Bros. Entertainment Italia)
Green Book by Peter Farrelly (Eagle Pictures)
Joker by Todd Phillips (Warner Bros. Entertainment Italia)
The officer and the spy (J'accuse) by Roman Polanski (01 Distribution)
P by Bong Joon Ho (Academy Two)

The best foreign film David di Donatello Award 2020 is: PARASITE by Bong Joon Ho

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The best short film prize is awarded by a jury made up of Giada Calabria, Francesca Calvelli, Leonardo Diberti, Paolo Fondato, Elisabetta Lodoli, Enrico Magrelli, Lamberto Mancini, Mario Mazzetti, Paolo Mereghetti and chaired by Andrea Piersanti.

BEST SHORT FILM

Baradar by Beppe TUFARULO
Winter by Giulio MASTROMAURO
Our time by Veronica SPEDICATI
My sister by Saverio CAPPIELLO
Unfolded by Cristina PICCHI

The best David di Donatello Award short film 2020 is: WINTER by Giulio Mastromauro

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The David Giovani Prize is awarded by a national jury of students from the last two years of the second grade secondary school course.

DAVID YOUNG

The traitor by Marco BELLOCCHIO
The man in the maze by Donato CARRISI
The goddess luck by Ferzan OZPETEK
Martin Eden by Pietro MARCELLO
My brother chases dinosaurs by Stefano CIPANI