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“The Great Beauty” awarded The Golden Globe (January 12, 2014)



“The Great Beauty” awarded The Golden Globe (January 12, 2014)

Important success for Paolo Sorrentino’s “The Great Beauty”  at the 71st Golden Globes, the annual awards assigned by the Hollywood Press Association, where it was recognized as the Best Foreign Language Film. The other nominees were the French “Blue is the Warmest Color”,  the Iranian entry “The Past”, the Swedish “The Hunt” and the Japanese “The Wing Rises”.
“The Great Beauty”, which to great acclaim opened in Los Angeles the Italian festival Cinema Italian Style on November 14th, is the first Italian movie to win a Golden Globe since “New Cinema Paradiso” in 1989. Currently distributed by Janus Films, The Great Beauty was also the central feature of the Italian participation in the Palm Springs International Film Festival, where it was screened on January 10th.
Paolo Sorrentino, who will turn 44 next May, was born in Naples, the city that inspired his first screenplay “Polvere di Napoli”. After a cameo role in Nanni Moretti’s “The Cayman”, Sorrentino gained international recognition as director in 2004 with the thriller “The Consequences of Love” . His subsequent works “The Family Friend” and “The Divo” solidified his position as leader of the new generation of Italian film-makers.

Golden Globes 2014