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Paramount+ to Launch in Italy With Originals Showcasing Female Stories and Voices

Paramount+, the streaming service from Paramount Global, launches in Italy on Thursday with more than 8,000 hours of entertainment and a slate of local originals shining a spotlight on women’s voices and stories. Among them are the previously unveiled original series Miss Fallaci, set to premiere in 2023, which will detail “the true story of […]

Roberto Benigni Steals the Show as Venice Film Festival Kicks Off

Bong Joon-ho was emotional and Jane Campion was touching but the evening belonged to Roberto Benigni. The 78th Venice International Film Festival got off to an emotional start Wednesday night with host, Italian actor Serena Rossi, dedicating opening night to Afghan mothers forced to separate from their children in an attempt to save them from […]

‘Life Is Beautiful’ Director Roberto Benigni to Receive Venice Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award

The Oscar-winning actor-director will be honored with a Golden Lion for lifetime achievement at the 2021 Venice International Film Festival.

European Film Academy Names Young Audience Award Nominees

'Pinocchio,' 'Wolfwalkers,' and 'The Crossing' are in the running for the honor, voted on by 12- to 14-year-olds across Europe.

‘Pinocchio’ Sets Christmas 2020 Bow in Theaters

Roadside Attractions will release the English-language version of Matteo Garrone's new imagining of the treasured family classic 'Pinocchio' on Christmas Day in theaters across the U.S.

‘Pinocchio’: Film Review

Roberto Benigni plays the woodcutter Geppetto, who crafts a puppet to replace the son he never had, in director Matteo Garrone’s live-action adaptation of Carlo Collodi’s beloved children’s book, 'Pinocchio.'

Berlin: Roberto Benigni-Starring Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’ Among First Titles for 2020 Festival

Matteo Garrone's live-action 'Pinocchio,' starring Roberto Benigni, is among the first titles set to screen at the 2020 Berlin Film Festival, the first under new artistic director Carlo Chatrian and executive director Mariette Rissenbeek.

First Look: Robert Benigni Stars as Geppetto in Matteo Garrone’s ‘Pinocchio’

Matteo Garrone’s new film 'Pinocchio,' currently shooting across Italy, has released its first image, showing Robert Benigni as the elderly wood carver Geppetto.

Roberto Benigni to Play Geppetto in Matteo Garrone’s ‘Pinocchio’

The Oscar-winning Italian actor made his own version of 'Pinocchio' in 2002.

Rome Film Fest: Roberto Benigni on Meeting President Obama and His Return to Film

“I’m ready for a film with Tom Hanks," the Oscar-winning director and actor adds.

Why Oscar Winner Roberto Benigni Is Helping Promote Pope Francis Book

The ‘Life is Beautiful’ star and director jokes that as a child he wanted to be pope himself and says "I would do anything for Pope Francis: Swiss guard, Popemobile driver, anything!"

HBO Picks Up Doc About ‘Shoah’ Director Claude Lanzmann (Exclusive)

Adam Benzine's film explores the harrowing artistic journey by the French filmmaker to complete his landmark 9 1/2 hour film about the Holocaust.