This year Italy will also be present at the Oscars ceremony with the film by Matteo Garrone and the music by Laura Pausini
The most awaited moment for film fans (and not only) is upon us: the Oscar award ceremony will take place on the night between 25 and 26 April, and the first nominations have been announced.
With Matteo Garrone's film and Laura Pausini's music, Italy will also be present at the Oscars ceremony. In fact, Pinocchio is a candidate for costumes and make-up, while the Emilian singer is in the running for the best original song Io Sì (Seen), a song that is part of the soundtrack of La vita front a se directed by Edoardo Ponti and already winner of the Golden Globe.
Also this time Pausini on social media was unable to hold back her emotion: “I still don't believe it. Being able to be part of such a special project as The Life Ahead with Edoardo Ponti and Sophia Loren was for me one of the greatest gifts that life could give me. And now knowing that I'm nominated for an Oscar is beyond any wish or expectation I could dream of. I want to thank the Academy for welcoming I do (Seen) and the message it brings with it ".
Disappointment for Notturno by Gianfranco Rosi, who remained out of the nominations: the film was therefore among the best documentaries, but was excluded from the final five.
The nominations were announced by the couple – also in life – consisting of Nick Jonas and former Miss World Priyanka Chopra linked from London. For the first time, two women – Chloe Zhao and Emerald Fennell – are nominated for the Best Director award, respectively for the films Nomadland and A Promising Woman.
The black and white film Mank about the life of screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz and produced by Netflix, leads the nominations with ten nominations, including one for best director for which David Fincher and best film. The other nominees for Best Picture are Florian Zeller's The Father (starring a magnificent Anthony Hopkins as an elderly father with senile dementia), Shaka King's Judas and the Black Messiah (about Fred Hampton, leader of the Black Panthers), Lee Isaac Chung's Minari, Gold Lion Winner Chloe Zhao's Nomadland, Emerald Fennell's A Promising Woman, Darius Marder's Sound of Metal and Aaron Sorkin's The Chicago 7 Trial.
After the Golden Globe victory came another success for Laura Pausini: if she were to win it would be the first time for a song sung in Italian. We just have to cross our fingers for her.
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