David di Donatello
annual Italian film awards
The David di Donatello Award is a film award. It is presented each year by L'accademia del Cinema Italiano (ACI). There are 24 categories as of 2006.
|David di Donatello Awards|
|Description||to honour the best of each year’s Italian and foreign motion picture productions|
|Presented by||Accademia del Cinema Italiano (Academy of Italian Cinema)|
The trophy is a gold David statuette like Donatello's famous sculpture. It is on a square malachite base. A gold plaque shows the award category, year and winner.
The 1956 David awarded to Gina Lollobrigida for Beautiful but Dangerous was auctioned at Sothebys in 2013.
- ↑ "Gold and malachite 'David'". Sotheby.
- Official website Archived 2013-05-27 at the Wayback Machine (in English)
- David di Donatello Awards Archived 2010-03-15 at the Wayback Machine at Internet Movie Database