Troisi Award: preview evening in Capo d'Orlando with Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Barbara Bouchet and Francesca Inaudi


By John

The stars of the cinema arrive at the Marina di Capo d'Orlando which this year will host the preview evening of the 13th edition of the Marefestival Salina Premio Troisi (14/16 June on the Aeolian island): appointment Thursday 13 June at 6.30 pm in the meeting room of the Sestante Marina Motel, inside the port, for the opening press conference, in the presence of the president of the Board of Directors, the architect Giuseppe Manganoof the godmother Maria Grazia Cucinotta, of the actresses Barbara Bouchet And Francesca Inaudiof the manufacturer Corrado AzzolliniTroisi Awards 2024, of the artistic director, the journalist Massimiliano Cavaleri and the presenter, the journalist Nadia La Malfa.

“With great pleasure and enthusiasm we will welcome the preview of such a prestigious festival and rich in guests and content – explains President Mangano – the Troisi Prize is one of the most eagerly awaited events in the Aeolian archipelago and for our yachtsmen, as well as for the Orlandians, it will be particularly interesting to participate and get to know this event up close”.

Barbara Bouchet, one of the most appreciated actresses of the first generation of the so-called Italian sexy comedy, which had great resonance between the end of the 70s and the beginning of the 80s, she shot over 80 films and many television dramas, remaining always an icon of beauty and style; her most recent performance is in the role of Countess Wiendemar in “Diabolik – who are you?” (2023), signed by Manetti Bros.

Francesca Inaudi she began at the Piccolo Teatro in Milan directed by Giorgio Strehler and Luca Ronconi, in 2004 she made her cinema debut and since then she has starred in numerous films directed by important directors including Cristina Comencini, Paolo Virzì, Mario Martone and is present in international productions; in 2023 Liliana Cavani wants her among the protagonists of “The Order of Time”.

The evening, with free entry, will continue at 7.30 pm on the Sestante Terrace, where the presentation of the historical novel “Il Grano nero”, published by Scatole Parlanti (2024) and signed by Ignazio RosatoTV author, screenwriter and writer: the correspondent of the Italia Uno program “Le Iene” will talk with him Fabio Agnello. At 8.30 pm the screening of the comedy-drama “The lambs can graze in peace” (Draka Production, Italy 2024) by Beppe Cino, which invites us to reflect on the theme of “borders”, with Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Massimo Venturiello, Tiziana Schiavarelli and Umberto Sardella. After the film and the debate with the protagonist and the producer, the show presented by Cavaleri and La Malfa will begin with interviews with the guests and the presentation of the Troisi Prize to Azzollini, who will talk about his next ambitious projectsjets. Finally the Panathlon special prize “Sport illuminates the film of life” which Ludovico Magauddadeputy governor of Area 9 Sicily of Panathlon International, e Nino La Rosa President of the Messina Club, they will deliver to Marcia And Gianni Raineri. The welcome cocktail will be offered by Oli Barbera, Bibite Polara and Acqua Mangiatorella.

The Troisi Prize is organized by journalists Massimiliano Cavaleri And Patrizia Casale together with Francesco Cappello, Giovanni Pontillo And Nadia La Malfa; scenography and image by Tina Berenato.