David di Donatello

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David di Donatello Awards
David di Donatello a Ciampi.jpg
former President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi shows the "David di Donatello" Award in 2005
CountryItaly
Presented byAccademia del Cinema Italiano (Academy of Italian Cinema)
First awarded1955
Websitehttp://www.daviddidonatello.it/english/index.htm

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.

Trophy[change | change source]

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.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gold and malachite 'David'". Sotheby.

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