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Twenty-eight Oscar nominations in 2017 for the films presented by the Rome Film Fest

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Twenty-eight Oscar nominations in 2017 for films presented at the eleventh edition of the Rome Film Fest (Festa del Cinema di Roma) held October 13 to 23, 2016.

Best Picture
Hell or High Water
Lion
Manchester by the Sea
Moonlight

Best Director
Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

Best Actor in a Leading Role
Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic

Best Actress in a Leading Role
Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea
Dev Patel, Lion

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Naomie Harris, Moonlight
Nicole Kidman, Lion
Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

Best Original Screenplay
Hell or High Water
Manchester by the Sea

Best Adapted Screenplay
Lion
Moonlight

Best Foreign Language Film
Land of Mine, Denmark

Best Animated Feature Film
The Red Turtle

Best Film Editing
Hell or High Water
Moonlight

Best Cinematography
Greig Fraser, Lion
James Laxton, Moonlight

Best Original Score
Lion
Moonlight

“As President of the Fondazione Cinema per Roma, I’m extremely happy and proud for the excellent nominations bestowed on Moonlight and Manchester by the Sea, which were presented at the Rome Film Fest 11th edition”, said Piera Detassis. “I wish the Italian nominee Fuocoammare an increasingly bright future, also for the strong values of hospitality and solidarity that it represents.”

“On the day when we celebrate the wonderful news of the Oscar nomination for Fuocoammare, that we will passionately support, and we congratulate Gianfranco Rosi, we are particularly honored and proud for the 28 nominations received by the films presented at the Rome Film Fest” said artistic director Antonio Monda, “in particular, I’m very happy for the 8 Oscar nominations for Moonlight, our opening film: Hollywood celebrated the poetry of a sincere and courageous work, which is full of pain, tenderness and hope. And I’m sincerely proud that in some main categories nominations were even four out of five. I feel obliged to thank all those who have worked on my side this year and believed in the most difficult bets: that’s how we celebrate cinema.”

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