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Los Angeles-Italia to Fete Oscar-Nominated Paolo Sorrentino, Massimo Cantini Parrini and Enrico Casarosa

Click here to read the full article. The upcoming Los Angeles-Italia Film Fashion and Art Festival will be honoring Italian directors Paolo Sorrentino (“The Hand of God”) and Enrico Casarosa (“Luca”) as well as costume-designer Massimo Cantini Parrini (“Cyrano”) all of whom have scored nominations for the upcoming Academy Awards.  The 17th edition of the pre-Oscars event will be held March 20-26 at Hollywood’s TCL Chinese Theatre and also online. This year’s opening ceremony will be hosted by veteran Italian-American actor Robert Davi, who is also this year’s president of the event. Sofia Milos (“CSI: Miami”) and Hollywood acting coach Bernard Hiller...
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Director Enrico Casarosa And Producer Andrea Warren On How The “Sense Of Curiosity That ‘Luca’ Represents” Got It An Oscar Nom

Luca was nominated today for an Oscar in the Best Animated Feature category. The film is one of three Disney features nominated this year, but Luca is the only Pixar movie. Speaking with Deadline after their nomination was announced, director Enrico Casarosa and producer Andrea Warren shared why they believe Luca was nominated. While the story of Luca is deeply rooted in Casarosa’s childhood, the theme of friendship was universal for the everyone working on the film. “I think that we all related to those friends that make that difference in your life,” Warren said. “For me, it was a friend where...
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What Surprised Director Enrico Casarosa About The Reaction To ‘Luca’ [Interview]

As any filmmaker how you know your movie is a hit these days and their answer might surprise you, Instagram. If you’ve got something special, fan art of all kinds will pop up on the social media network. Now, if you were to do a search for Pixar’s animated movie “Luca,” the results might surprise you. Because many images portray the main characters, Luca and Alberto, as more than just best friends (and G-rated mind you). Director Enrico Casarosa was inspired by his own BFF growing up in his native Italy, but the idea the pair might be young gay friends who found each other wasn’t exactly top of mind.
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