Virzì’s “Like Crazy” launched last year from Cannes and sold widely internationally, with Strand Releasing picking it up for the U. His upcoming film, English-language drama “The Leisure Seeker,” toplining Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland as a runaway couple who embark on a twilight-years road trip from Boston to Florida, has been pre-bought by Sony Classics for North America.
A visibly moved Valeria Bruni Tedeschi thanked Italian modern psychiatry pioneer Franco Basaglia, who closed the country’s prison-like mental asylums, and my “poor psychoanalyst,” among others.
The evening’s two other big winners were “Indivisible,” a neo-Gothic drama set in Naples and directed by Edoardo De Angelis, about teenage conjoined-twin sisters with beautiful voices, and Matteo Rovere’s “Italian Race,” set in the world of GT racing.
“Indivisible” took five nods, including for best screenplay, producer, and supporting actress, and “Italian Race” won six statuettes, including best actor for Stefano Accorsi, cinematography, and editing.
He created, co-produced and took the lead in the eight-part historical fiction series Taboo (2017) on BBC One and FX.
Hardy has performed on both British and American stages.
Six of his films have been inducted into the National Film Registry: American Graffiti (1973), The Conversation (1974), Star Wars (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Blade Runner (1982). In 1960, Ford graduated from Maine East High School in Park Ridge, Illinois.
His was the first student voice broadcast on his high school's new radio station, WMTH, Ford traveled to Los Angeles to apply for a job in radio voice-overs.
Tom Ford’s “Nocturnal Animals” took the David for foreign film from outside the European Union, while the nod for E. As with last year, the ceremony was emceed by local “X-Factor” host Alessandro Cattelan, and was a rather restrained but classy affair.
He did not get it, but stayed in California and eventually signed a 0-a-week contract with Columbia Pictures' New Talent program, playing bit roles in films.
His first known role was an uncredited one as a bellhop in Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966).
The change actually worked well to build up their love/hate relationship that continued throughout the books. The characters ditched their school robes in this movie for the first time, at least in some scenes.
Director Alfonso Cuarón thought that the characters wearing everyday clothes would show their personalities, so he told the rest of the Hogwarts students to wear their uniforms any way they wanted so the the wizards' school would look more realistic.