We the Italians March 21, 2016 - 77 - Page 26

st # 77 MARCH 21 , 2016 read more about #Italian Cinema ITALIAN CINEMA: THE OSCARS 2016 By Edoardo Peretti “Non essere cattivo” by Claudio Caligari, the beautiful Italian movie selected to represent our country for the Oscar as “Foreign Language Film”, didn’t get the nomination. Despite this, the Oscar ceremony spoke Italian: the Oscar for best soundtrack has been won by Ennio Morricone, for the music of “The Hateful Eight” by a talented Italian American, Quentin Tarantino (a movie unjustly ignored by the Academy for the other nominations). A bit of tricolor has also colored the victory of the Italian American Leonardo DiCaprio, who has spent his whole career so close that he could almost smell it, so that the "Oscar curse" on the talented actor had become a slogan. Then, it’s a shame that the jury didn’t give the Oscar in the category of Best Supporting Actor to another Italian American icon, Sylvester Stallone, who 26 | WE THE ITALIANS www.wetheitalians.com