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Telluride Awards Analysis: Paolo Sorrentino Could Put Italy Back in the Oscar Hunt with ‘The Hand of God’

No country in the world has birthed more winners of the best international feature Oscar — formerly the best foreign language film Oscar — than Italy, with 14. However, all but one of those wins happened many years ago. Indeed, in the 21st century, Italy’s only win in the category came eight years ago, with […]

‘The New Pope’ Cinematographer Luca Bigazzi to Get Venice Festival Award

Italian cinematographer Luca Bigazzi, best known for his work with Paolo Sorrentino on 'Il Divo,' 'Youth' and 'The Great Beauty,' as well as HBO's 'The Young Pope' and 'The New Pope' series, will receive this year's Campari Passion Award at the Venice International Film Festival.

FremantleMedia International Takes Sales on Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘The Young Pope’

Jude Law will star as the newly anointed Pontiff in the fictional drama series from the Oscar-winning director of 'The Great Beauty.'

Italian Film Industry Suffers Setback in 2014 as Box Office, Admissions Numbers Slide

While more Italian films are being produced, budgets are decreasing.

Oscars 2015: ‘Ida’ Wins Best Foreign Language Film

The awards are being handed out Sunday night in Hollywood.

Italian Directors Protest Proposed Smoking Ban in Films

Paolo Sorrentino and others call the law "totally ridiculous" and an attack on freedom of speech.

Oscars: Italy Selects ‘Human Capital’ for Foreign-Language Category

Paolo Virzi's intense family thriller will compete for the award after Paolo Sorrentino brought home the statuette earlier this year

Oscars: Italy Unveils Shortlist for Foreign-Language Category

Films exploring Italy's family structure top the list

Toronto: Distrib Films Picks Up Two Italian Comedies for US

Roberto Ando's 'Viva Liberta' stars Toni Servillo and crime comedy 'The Mafia Only Kills in Summer' features political satirist turned director Pierfrancesco Diliberto

Sorrentino Cinematographer Calls Film School “Absurd,” Touts Digital

Luca Bigazzi also says Americans misunderstood the Oscar-winning 'Great Beauty': "They didn't understand the mistake behind it"

Oscar Winner Paolo Sorrentino to Make TV Series About Fictional American Pope

With the working title "The Young Pope," the eight-episode series will focus on invented scandals and intrigue behind the Vatican walls.

‘The Great Beauty’ Director Wants Changes in Italy’s Film Sector

Oscar winner Paolo Sorrentino is looking to leverage some of the attention from his best foreign film victory.