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David Donatello 2021, Sophia Loren best actress


May 11, 2021

David di Donatello 2021, here are all the protagonists of the 66th edition. The ceremony, broadcast live on Rai1, was conducted by Carlo Conti. To open it Laura Pausini, singing in an empty Rome Opera House, her ‘Io Sì’, the song awarded at the Golden Globes and nominated for the Oscars as well as the David as best original song, taken from the film sé ‘by Edoardo Ponti with Sophia Loren. Sophia Loren receives her seventh David di Donatello as best leading actress for the film ‘Life in front of herself’, directed by the actress’s son Edoardo Ponti. She therefore remains the David record holder in the Best Actress category. The 86-year-old actress prevailed over Vittoria Puccini (for ’18 gifts’), Paola Cortellesi (for ‘Figli’), Micaela Ramazzotti (for ‘The most beautiful years’), Alba Rohrwacher (for’ Lacci ‘). “My Madonna, help me”, she said excitedly, reaching the stage arm in arm with her son director while the audience gave her a standing ovation. “It’s hard to believe that the first time I got a David was over 60 years ago. But today it’s like the first time. The joy is the same and the emotion is the same,” he added. To conclude, after thanks to the film team: “Maybe it will be my last film, I don’t know. But after so many films I still want to make a better one. Because I can’t live without cinema.”
Pietro CastellittoPietro Castellitto is the winner of the David di Donatello for the best new recorder for ‘I Predatori’. “The prizes are pleasing and the defeats create. A kiss to mum and a hug to dad”, said the actor and director, also starring this year in ‘Volevo died prima’ in the role of Francesco Totti. Matilda De Angelis Matilda De Angelis is the winner of the 2021 David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress for ‘The Incredible Story of the Isle of Roses’. This was announced by Carlo Conti live on Rai1. “Excited and happy”, the actress received the award thanking the director of the film and the production. Mattia Torre Standing ovation and great emotion during the award ceremony of the David di Donatello at the announcement of the posthumous award for the best original screenplay that went for the film ‘Figli’ to Mattia Torre, the screenwriter and director who died in 2019 at the age of 47. His wife Francesca and her young daughter took the stage to receive the prize. And to deliver the speech was the latter, who inherited the irony of the father: “Congratulations to my father who managed to win this award even if he is no longer there”, she said thanking the midwives who give birth to the daughters. “Bravo papa”, concluded in the emotion of the audience. Fabrizio Bentivoglio Fabrizio Bentivoglio is the winner of the David di Donatello 2021 for best supporting actor for the film ‘The Incredible Story of the Isle of Roses’. The actor, not present at the ceremony broadcast live on Rai1, will receive the award in the next few days. Monica Bellucci “I dedicate this award to my children, Deva and Leonie”. So Monica Bellucci, in connection with the David di Donatello ceremony, welcomed her Special David. “With the hope – added the actress – that art in all its forms can find new life”.