Taormina, Christian De Sica, Carlo Verdone at Teatro Antico for Nastri d’argento event opening cinema festival

Christian De Sica and Carlo Verdone (in the photo) will be together on stage at the Teatro Antico for the great evening of the Nastri d’Argento, which inaugurates the 70th edition of the Taormina Film Festival directed by Marco Müller on Friday, July 12. The evening concludes with a special event for the 78th edition of the Nastri d’Argento and opens the Festival, which will feature great cinema from July 13 to 19. An homage to two icons of Italian comedy, two artists much loved by the public who will come together to celebrate 70 years of cinema in Taormina, as well as the first 15 years of the Nastri d’Argento awarded to comedies by the Film Journalists since 2009.

In addition to De Sica and Verdone, other popular comedy actors will receive Nastri d’Argento and special awards, as they have been among the top five candidates voted by film journalists for the 2024 edition. De Sica and Verdone will participate in a big party celebrating the long history of the Nastri d’Argento at the Teatro Antico. It will be a marathon of anecdotes, images, memories, and glamour, in tribute to the Taormina Film Festival. Meanwhile, in Rome next Thursday, June 27, the entire artistic and technical team of the film of the year, “There is still tomorrow” by Paola Cortellesi, will be present.

“The meeting with the audience in Taormina renews the emotion of unforgettable evenings with the greatest protagonists of Italian cinema for the Nastri d’Argento each time, and often the debut of many young discoveries who have given extraordinary moments in Taormina year after year,” says Laura Delli Colli, president of the national board. “Being at the Teatro Antico once again, after the beautiful evening dedicated to ‘La stranezza’ a year ago, is our way of saying happy birthday to the Festival with which we have shared an important journey. Laughter, memories, and anecdotes with a touch of the past, thanks to the images that will accompany the Awards, will make the evening twice as special, for which we thank the artistic direction of the Festival and the Fondazione Taormina Arte Sicilia, the Department of Tourism, Sport and Entertainment of the Region of Sicily, the Sicilia Film Commission, and the Municipality of Taormina.”

Taormina, Christian De Sica e Carlo Verdone insieme al Teatro Antico per l’evento dei Nastri d’argento che apre il festival del cinema

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