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David di Donatello on 11 May in a ceremony conducted for the sixth time by Carlo Conti

With 15 nominations I wanted to hide myself by Giorgio Rights is the film that obtained the most nominations at the 66th edition of the David di Donatello Awards. The five were announced in an online conference by Piera Detassis, president and artistic director of the David di Donatello and by the director of Raiuno Stefano Coletta: the flagship network will broadcast the awards ceremony in prime time on 11 May in a ceremony conducted for the sixth once by Carlo Conti.

Followed with 14 nominations Hammamet by Gianni Amelio and 13 Favolacce by the twins D’Innocenzo. Eleven nominations for The Incredible Story of Sydney’s Rose Island Sibilia and Miss Marx by Susanna Nicchiarelli, six for Emma Dante’s Le sorelle Macaluso, 4 for Giuseppe Bonito’s Sons and Pietro Castellitto’s I predators, 3 for 18 gifts by Francesco Amato, The most beautiful years of Gabriele Muccino, Lacci by Daniele Luchetti, Non hate by Mauro Mancini and Tolo Tolo by Luca Medici aka Checco Zalone, two for What will be by Francesco Bruni, Life in front of you by Edoardo Ponti, She talks to me again by Pupi Avati and Magari by Ginevra Elkann.

For the best actor are in the running: Kim Rossi Stuart, Valerio Mastandrea, Pierfrancesco Favino, Renato Pozzetto and Elio Germano. For the best actress: Vittoria Puccini, Paola Cortellesi, Micaela Ramazzotti, Sophia Loren and Alba Rohrwacher, also nominated as a supporting character for Magari.

There were female nominations for both directing and best film: The Macaluso sisters and Miss Marx. Two women also for the debut feature with Magari by Ginevra Elkann and Sul più bello by Alice Filippi, the other debut candidates are I predatori Pietro Castellitto, Non hate by Mauro Mancini, Tolo Tolo by Luca Medici.

For the documentary are in contention: Faith by Valentina Pedicini, My name is Francesco Totti by Alex Infascelli, Notturno by Gianfranco Rosi, Puntasacra by Francesca Mazzoleni, The Rossellinis by Alessandro Rossellini. Both Notturno and The Rossellinis are branded Istituto Luce Cinecittà.

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