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FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

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 SUPPORTING ACTOR

JOHNNY DEPP

JOHNNY DEPP is an award-winning actor who is also producing projects under the banner of his company, infinitum nihil. A three-time Academy Award nominee in the category of Best Actor, Depp was honored with his first Oscar nod for his work in Gore Verbinski’s 2003 blockbuster “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl,” which launched the hugely successful film franchise. He also won a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award and an Empire Award and garnered Golden Globe and BAFTA Award nominations for his creation of Captain Jack Sparrow, who became an instant screen classic. Depp went on to reprise the role in “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest,” earning another Golden Globe nomination; “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” and “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”.

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His next Oscar nomination came for his performance in Marc Forster’s acclaimed 2004 drama “Finding Neverland.” For his portrayal of Peter Pan author James Barrie in that film, he also received Golden Globe, BAFTA Award and SAG Award nominations. He earned his third Oscar nomination for his work in “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” director Tim Burton’s 2007 screen adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim musical. Depp also won a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical his performance in the film’s title role.

He has collaborated with Burton on eight features to date, starting with the title role in “Edward Scissorhands,” for which he received a Golden Globe nomination. He also earned Golden Globe nominations for his work under Burton’s direction in “Ed Wood,” winning a London Film Critics Circle Award for the title role; “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” as Willy Wonka; and “Alice in Wonderland,” playing the Mad Hatter. Additionally, he starred in “Dark Shadows” and lent his voice to Burton’s animated hit “Corpse Bride.”

Depp also gained critical acclaim in Scott Cooper’s “Black Mass” as Boston’s notorious crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger. The leading role earned him a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) nomination and Critic’s Choice nomination for Best Actor.

Depp began his performing career as a musician, before segueing to acting. He made his feature film debut in the horror hit “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” followed by Oliver Stone’s Oscar®-winning war drama “Platoon.” In 1987, he landed his breakout role on the hit television show “21 Jump Street.”
After starring in the series for four seasons, Depp returned to the big screen in John Waters’ “Cry-Baby.” His early film work also includes “Benny & Joon,” gaining a Golden Globe nomination; Lasse Hallström’s “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape”; Don Juan DeMarco, with Marlon Brando; Mike Newell’s “Donnie Brasco”; and Terry Gilliam’s “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.” In 1997, Depp made his writing and directing debut with “The Brave,” in which he also starred with Brando.

Depp has also starred in such diverse films as Lasse Hallström’s “Chocolat,” for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe; the Hughes brothers’ “From Hell”; Robert Rodriguez’s “Once Upon a Time in Mexico”; Michael Mann’s “Public Enemies”; “The Tourist,” earning another Golden Globe nomination; “The Rum Diary,” which he also produced; Verbinski’s “The Lone Ranger”; Rob Marshall’s screen adaptation of the hit musical “Into the Woods,” and reprised the role of the Mad Hatter in the adventure “Alice: Through the Looking Glass.” In addition, he voiced the title character in Verbinski’s Oscar-winning animated feature “Rango,” and was a producer on Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-nominated fantasy “Hugo.”

Depp was last seen in the second installment of J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, “Fantastic Beasts Crimes of Grindelwald”. He appeared in a cameo role in the first film of the series “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”. Depp is currently in production on “Minamata” and recently wrapped production on “Waiting for The Barbarians” with Robert Pattinson and Mark Rylance. He will next be seen in “The Professor” alongside Zoey Deutch and Danny Houston.

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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