GRETA GERWIG’S “BARBIE” FETED WITH SIX CAPRI AWARDS INCLUDING THE 1st “CAPRI – LINA WERTMULLER AWARD” AS FILMMAKER OF THE YEAR

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Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” feted with 6 Capri awards including the 1st “Capri – Lina Wertmuller Award” as Filmmaker of the Year, Best Costume Design, Best Original Song: “Dance The Night”, Best Supporting Actor for Ryan Gosling, Best Original Screenplay for Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig, , Best Production Design for Sarah Greenwood & Katie Spencer.

Greta Gerwig, the director of the box office hit “Barbie” received the inaugural “Capri – Lina Wertmuller Award”. The movie, starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, was screened on Tuesday, December 26, at 3.30 pm at Capri Auditorium.

The “Capri – Lina Wertmuller Award” is the prestigious prize established to honor the memory of the legendary Oscar-award-winning filmmaker who passed away three years ago. Wertmuller, born in Rome and an honorary citizen of the city of Naples, was an avid supporter of Capri Hollywood for many decades.

A long-standing supporter of female creativity and women’s empowerment in the entertainment industry, Capri Hollywood is honored to have an array of outstanding female artists on its board of directors, including the Oscar-winning production designer Oscar Francesca Lo Schiavo, Oscar-winning costume designer Gabriella Pescucci, director Liliana Cavani (a Golden Lion recipient for Career Achievement in 2023), and performers Edwige Fenech and Lina Sastri.

This year the festival, which is dedicated to the legendary Marcello Mastroianni – “Capri Hollywood – The International Film Festival 2023” is produced by Capri in The World Institute with the sponsorship of the Ministry of Culture and the Region Campania (Film Commission Campania). Among the patronages are Città di Capri, Comune di Anacapri, Parliamentary Assembly Of the Mediterranean, Città Metropolitana di Napoli, Croce Rossa Italiana and Nuovo Imaie. In collaboration with Intesa Sanpaolo, Isaia, Givova and also with Caremar and Rai Radio2.

according to ANSA