Italian hit “There’s Still Tomorrow” tops Italy’s Donatello nominations

Paola Cortellesi There is still another tomorrowa black-and-white feminist comedy that became Italy’s highest-grossing film last year is the frontrunner for the 2024 David Di Donatello Awards, Italy’s equivalent of the Oscars, with 19 nominations including best picture.

Cortellesi received a Donatello nomination for best directorial debut There is still another tomorrow, which overtook Barbie at the local box office and became an Italian cultural phenomenon. She also received nominations for Best Actress and Best Original Screenplay for the film, which she co-wrote with Furio Andreotti and Giulia Calenda.

The refugee drama by Matteo Garrone I am captainNominated for the Oscar for Italy this year in the Best International Feature Film category, it received 15 Donatello nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director for Garrone.

Alice Rohrwacher’s grave robber drama The Chimera received 13 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor for lead actor Josh O’Connor. Marco Bellocchios Kidnapped, a drama about the true story of a Jewish boy taken from his family and forced to convert to Catholicism, received 11 nominations, including best picture and best director. Completing the Best Picture nominations is Nanni Moretti’s latest film. A brighter tomorrowwhich earned a total of 7 nominations.

Donatello’s best international film nominees include Oscar winners Christopher Nolan and Justine Triet Oppenheimer And Anatomy of a fallagainst Martin Scorsese Flower Moon KillerAki Kaurismäki’s droll Finnish dramedy Fallen leavesand the thriller set in Spain The beasts by director Rodrigo Sorogoyen.

The 69th David di Donatello Awards will take place on May 3rd at the legendary Cinecittà studios in Rome and will be broadcast live on Italian public broadcaster Rai 1.

Check out the full list of nominees below:

Best movie

There is still another tomorrow
A better tomorrow
I am captain
The Chimera


Best Director

A better tomorrow Nanni Moretti
I captain Matteo Garrone
Last night of love Andrea Di Stefano
The Chimera Alice Rohrwacher
Kidnapped Marco Bellocchio

Best directorial debut

There is still another tomorrow Paola Cortellesi
Disco boy Giacomo Abbruzzese
Luck Micaela Ramazzotti
Laf building Michele Riondino
Fireworks Giuseppe Fiorello

Best Original Screenplay

There is still another tomorrow Furio Andreotti, Giulia Calenda, Paola Cortellesi
A better tomorrow Francesca Marciano, Nanni Moretti, Federica Pontremoli, Valia Santella
I am captain Matteo Garrone, Massimo Gaudioso, Massimo Ceccherini, Andrea Tagliaferri
The Chimera Alice Rohrwacher
Laf building Maurizio Braucci, Michele Riondino

Best Non-Original Screenplay

Scarlet fever Pietro Marcello, Maurizio Braucci, Maud Ameline
Lubo Giorgio Diritti, Fredo Valla
compassion Emma Dante, Elena Stancanelli, Giorgio Vasta
Mixed by Erry Armando Festa, Sydney Sibilia
Kidnapped Marco Bellocchio, Susanna Nicchiarelli

Best Producer

There is still another tomorrow Mario Gianani and Lorenzo Gangarossa for Wildside/Fremantle; Vision Distribution, in collaboration with Sky and Netflix
commander Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima, Carlotta Calori, Viola Prestieri for Indigo Film; Pierpaolo Verga and Edoardo De Angelis for O’ Groove; Paolo Del Brocco for Rai Cinema; Attilio De Razza for Tramp Limited; Mariagiovanna De Angelis for Vgroove; Antonio Miyakawa for Wise Pictures
Disco boy Giulia Achilli, Marco Alessi, Lionel Massol, Pauline Seigland, André Logie
I am captain Archimede, Rai Cinema, Pathé, Tarantula
The Chimera Carlo Cresto-Dina for Rai Cinema

Best main actress

There is still another tomorrow Paola Cortellesi
Like sheep among wolves Isabella Ragonese
Luck Micaela Ramazzotti
Last night of love Linda Caridi
Kidnapped Barbara Ronchi

Best Actor

Valerio Mastandrea for There is still another tomorrow
Antonio Albanese for A hundred Sundays
Pierfrancesco Favino for commander
Josh O’Connor for The Chimera
Michele Riondino for Laf building

The best supporting actress

Emanuela Fanelli for There is still another tomorrow
Romana Maggiora Vergano for There is still another tomorrow
Barbora Bobulova for A better tomorrow
Alba Rohrwacher for The Chimera
Isabella Rossellini for The Chimera

Best supporting actor

Adriano Giannini for Slow
Giorgio Colangeli for There is still another tomorrow
Vinicio Marchioni for There is still another tomorrow
Silvio Orlando for A better tomorrow
Elio Germano for Laf building

Best camera

Davide Leone for There is still another tomorrow
Ferran Paredes Rubio for commander
Paolo Carnera for I am captain
Hélène Louvart for The Chimera
Francesco Di Giacomo for Kidnapped

Best Composer

Subsonic for Slow
Lele Marchitelli for There is still another tomorrow
Franco Piersanti for A better tomorrow
Andrea Farri for I am captain
Santi Pulvirenti for Last night of love

Best Original Song

The most beautiful century of my life
I am captain

Mixed by Erry
Laf building

Best production design

Paola Comencini, Fiorella Cicolini for There is still another tomorrow
Carmine Guarino, Iole Autero for commander
Dimitri Capuani, Roberta Troncarelli for I am captain
Emita Frigato, Rachele Meliadò for The Chimera
Andrea Castorina, Valeria Vecellio for Kidnapped

Best costume

Alberto Moretti for There is still another tomorrow
Massimo Cantini Parrini for commander
Stefano Ciammitti for I am captain
Loredana Buscemi for The Chimera
Sergio Ballo, Daria Calvelli for Kidnapped

Best makeup

Antonello Resch, Lorenzo Tamburini, Michele Salgaro Vaccaro, Francesca Galafassi for Slow
Ermanno Spera for There is still another tomorrow
Paola Gattabrusi, Lorenzo Tamburini for commander
Dalia Colli, Roberta Martorina for I am captain
Enrico Iacoponi for Kidnapped

Best hairstyle

Teresa Di Serio for There is still another tomorrow
Massimo Gattabrusi for commander
Stefano Ciammitti, Dalia Colli for I am captain
Daniela Tartari for The Chimera
Alberta Giuliani for Kidnapped

Best costume design

Valentina Mariani for There is still another tomorrow
Marco Spoletini for I am captain
Giogio’ Franchini for The last night of love
Nelly Quettier for The Chimera
Francesca Calvelli, Stefano Mariotti for Kidnapped

Best sound

There is still another tomorrow

A brighter tomorrow
I am captain
The Chimera

Best VFX

Stefano Leoni, Flaminia Maltese for Slow
Kevin Tod Haug, Stacey Dodge for commander
Fabio Tomassetti, Daniele Tomassetti for Shark teeth
Laurent Creusot, Massimo Cipollina for I am captain
Rodolfo Migliari, Lena Di Gennaro for Kidnapped

Best Documentary

Enzo Jannacci: I’m coming too Giorgio Verdelli
Me, us and Gaber Riccardo Milani
Someone loves me over there Mario Martone
MUR Kasia Smutniak
Rome Holy and damned Daniele Ciprì

Best International Film

Anatomy of a fall Justine Triet
The beasts Rodrigo Sorogoyen
Fallen leaves Aki Kaurismäki
Flower Moon Killer Martin Scorsese
Oppenheimer Christopher Nolan

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