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BEST PICTURE

MICHAEL FITZGERALD
ANDREA IERVOLINO
MONIKA BACARDI
OLGA SEGURA

BEST ACTOR

MARK RYLANCE

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

JOHNNY DEPP

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

CHRIS MENGES

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

CARLO POGGIOLI

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

DOMENICO SICA
CRISPIAN SALLIS

BEST PICTURE

MICHAEL FITZGERALD
ANDREA IERVOLINO
MONIKA BACARDI
OLGA SEGURA

BEST ACTOR

MARK RYLANCE

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

JOHNNY DEPP

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

CHRIS MENGES

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

CARLO POGGIOLI

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

DOMENICO SICA
CRISPIAN SALLIS

Directed by CIRO GUERRA

Based on the novel by J.M. COETZEE 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature

Written by J.M. COETZEE

Synopsis

The MAGISTRATE looks forward to retirement until the arrival of COLONEL JOLL, whose task it is to report on the ‘barbarians’ and security on the frontier. The torture of the ‘barbarians’ by the Colonel leads the Magistrate to a crisis of conscience and a quixotic act of rebellion.

“Johnny Depp is unexpectedly sublime.”

GERALD PEARY, THE ARTS FUSE

“A stunning portrait of quiet humanity by Mark Rylance.”

JOHN BLEASDALE, SIGHT & SOUND MAGAZINE

“A powerful lead performance by Mark Rylance.”

JOHN BLEASDALE, SIGHT & SOUND MAGAZINE

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

CHRIS MENGES

Chris Menges began his career in the 1957 as camera trainee to the American film maker Allan Forbes. In 1963 he became a cameraman for Granada TV “World in Action”, working mainly in Africa.
In 1964 Chris Menges and Adrian Cowell  joined a group of Tibetan freedom fighters  and crossed illegally into Tibet at 18,000 feet and filmed the Tibetans ambushing a Chinese army convoy – the film “Raid Into Tibet” became the only recored of the Khamba uprising. In the early 1970s he spent 2 years in Burma with film maker Adrian Cowell  shooting a documentary called The Opium Warlords, an in depth study of the drug trade. During the shooting  in the Shan States the Burmese army constantly try to capture them and put a price on their heads.  In 1967 he was camera operator on “Poor Cow”: for Ken loach. He then went to work in the Amazon on a documentary “The Tribe that hides from Man”. In 1968 he worked for Mirolslav Ondriucek on the Lindsay Anderson film “IF”: as camera operator.

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In1969 he photographed  “Kes”, directed by Ken Loach, his first film as cinematographer. He was also behind the camera on Stephen Frears’ first feature film “Gumshoe” in 1971. Chris Menges has  collaborated on  eleven films with Ken Loach and seven with Stephen Frears.

After several documentaries and feature films, amongst them Black Beauty (1971), Bloody Kids (1978), The Game Keeper (1980), Black Jack, Babylon (1980) and Angel (1982) he became notable for more ambitious works for which he was critically acclaimed.

In 1983 he received his first BAFTA nomination for the Bill Forsyth film “Local Hero” and only a year later won his first Academy Award for the film “The Killing Fields” about the genocide in Cambodia. He continued his work with director Roland Joffe and he won his second Academy Award in 1986 with the historical drama “The Mission”.

In 1988  his directional debut  was with “A World Apart”. This film was celebrated at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival and  which won three major awards for the three actresses and Grand Jury prize for its director,. It won best director from the New York Critics.
In 1995 he teamed up with Neil Jordan to photograph  the award winning film “Michael Collins” for which he won  his third Oscar nomination. In1997 he photographed “The Boxer” for Jim Sheridan.

He shared his fourth Oscar nomination with Roger Deakins for their work on Stephen Daltry’s ‘The Reader’.

This is his third film with Michael Fitzgerald following ‘The Pledge (Sean Penn) and ‘The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada’ (Tommy Lee Jones).

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BEST ADAPTADED SCREENPLAY

J.M. COETZEE

BEST ACTRESS

GANA BAYARSAIKHAN

BEST DIRECTOR

CIRO GUERRA

BEST FILM EDITING

JACOPO QUADRI

BEST MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

MARTA ROGGERO
ARMIDO PEZZATO

BEST MUSIC (ORIGNAL SCORE)

GIAMPIERO AMBROSI
MARCO BELTRAMI
BUCK SANDERS