22 apr 2022
On the occasion of the two special events out of competition, Tapirulàn and Lasciarsi un giorno a Roma, Claudia Gerini and Edoardo Leo will host the screenings, and the presence of the cast of A breath of fresh air - Aldo Baglio, Lucia Ocone, Ludovica Martino as well as the director Alessio Lauria
The 19th edition of the Monte Carlo Film Festival de la Comédie finally kicks off. The event, designed and directed by Ezio Greggio, will take place from the 25th to the 30th of April in the Principality of Monaco.
For this edition, the Monte Carlo Film Festival, one of the most important Film Festival dedicated to Comedy, will be entirely hosted in the prestigious venue of the Grimaldi Forum of the Principality of Monaco, where screenings, masterclasses with International, Italian and French movie stars will take place, culminating with the usual Gala award ceremony on Saturday April 30.
Both films in competition and out of competition will suggest interesting topics to the Chairman of the Jury Paul Haggis (Best screenplay e Best Film for “Crash”) and the jurors - Tom Leeb (“L’amour Presque Parfait”“I viziati”, “Papillon” “Sous le soleil de Saint-Tropez”), Clara Ponsot (“Croce e Delizia” “Cosimo e Nicole”, “Gli infedeli”,“Bye Bye Blondie”), and - last but not least - Pierpaolo Spollon, the eclectic Italian actor renowned for “l’Allieva”,“Doc nelle sue mani” e “Blanca”.
GUESTS, GALA NIGHT AND WINNERS
On the occasion of the two special events out of competition, Tapirulàn and Lasciarsi un giorno a Roma, Claudia Gerini and Edoardo Leo will host the screenings, and the presence of the cast of A breath of fresh air - Aldo Baglio, Lucia Ocone, Ludovica Martino as well as the director Alessio Lauria - is confirmed.
Also, Ezio Greggio, together with Cristina Marino (Il talento del Calabrone, Vacanze ai Caraibi), will host the Gala award ceremony on Saturday April 30, where international talents will be attending, winners of this edition of the Festival. Stefania Sandrelli (Divorzio all’Italiana, C’eravamo tanto amati, Prosciutto, prosciutto) confirmed her presence as special guest, being honored of the Movie Legend Award, while also Luca Argentero (Doc-nelle tue mani, Le fate Ignoranti -la serie, Come un gatto in tangenziale- ritorno a Coccia de Morto) will receive a lifetime achievement award. The talented actress Ludovica Martino, known for the famous tv series Skam, together with the teenidol Lorenzo Zurzolo (Baby, Summertime, Eo) will receive the Next Generation Award as Best Under30 Performer. Plus, Giancarlo Commare ( Skam, Ancora più bello, Sempre più bello, Maschile Singolare) will be awarded as Monte Carlo Film Festival-Next Generation Comedy Award winner for his performance in the film Ancora più bello. Chairman of the Jury Paul Haggis (Crash-contatto fisico, Million Dollar Baby) will receive the prestigious Movie Legend Award. Among the stars attending the gala, the showman Piero Chiambretti, the famous journalist Cesara Buonamici, the former Juventus footbal player Andrea Barzagli.