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The Star Maker

L'uomo delle stelle

Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore
Italy, 1995


The adventures and deceptions of a photographer who travels through the small villages of Sicily pretending that he is working for the big film studios in Rome.

The Star Maker Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1995 | 2 wins including: Grand Special Jury Prize

Academy Awards

1996 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1996 | 5 wins including: Best Director

1996 | 2 nominations including: Best Screenplay

David di Donatello Awards

1996 | 3 wins including: Best Director

1996 | 8 nominations including: Best Film

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