Capri, Hollywood to Honor 'Marriage Story' for Best Screenplay

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The festival will also give Shannon McIntosh its producer of the year award for 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.'

The Capri, Hollywood International Film Festival on Monday announced that it will honor Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story with its best original screenplay award.

Baumbach wrote, directed and produced the drama, which looks at a marriage breaking up and its effects on a family. The Netflix film, which stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver, has been nominated for six Golden Globes, including for best motion picture in a drama and screenplay.

The fest will also honor Shannon McIntosh with its producer of the year award for Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. McIntosh has produced four of Tarantino’s films in all, including Inglorious Basterds, Django Unchained and The Hateful Eight.

The event will also honor Sophia Loren and Lionel Ritchie with Capri Legend awards; Dolemite Is My Name has been tapped as best comedy; Once Upon a Time will receive the best ensemble cast prize; Steven Zaillian will be awarded best adapted screenplay honors for The Irishman; and Paul Feig will be presented the inaugural King of Comedy award.

The 24th edition of the Capri, Hollywood festival is set to run Friday-Jan. 2.