From the red carpet to the screen: Oscar landscape in Italy


The Academy Awards (Oscars) will be staged at 28 February 2016.


With its global influence, people from all over the world are participating in this special events every year, so if you are tired of topics like “who will win the Best Actors?”, maybe it's time to watch this event in another way, such as looking the Italian Style in this show. From the beauty in the red carpet, to the depth thoughts of the movies, there are always something made in Italy.


                           Italian director Federico Fellini


Fashion Everywhere

Though the red carpet is a vanity affair of celebrities, it is also about the inspiration of Fashion Designers. In the history of the Academy Awards, the dresses of Italian designers are always the center of this stage.


Anne Hathaway in Giorgio Armani Privé              Julia Roberts in Valentino


An Italian way of Fashion can be seen in the movies. Italian Brands shows in Grand Budapest Hotel, the 87th Oscars' Nominee.


                           "Grand Budapest Hotel" Movie


Glory of Italy

Italian movies are always a magnificent part of the Academy Awards. Classic movies such as Bicycle Thieves (Ladri di biciclette) and Life is Beautiful (La Vita è bella) have built the name of Italian movies in America.


Life Is Beautiful is a 1997 Italian tragicomic comedy-drama film directed by and starring Roberto Benigni, who co-wrote the film with Vincenzo Cerami. Benigni plays Guido Orefice, a Jewish Italian book shop owner, who must employ his fertile imagination to shield his son from the horrors of internment in a Nazi concentration camp. The film was a critical and financial success, winning Benigni the Academy Award for Best Actor at the 71st Academy Awards as well as the Academy Award for Best Original Dramatic Score and the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.


"Life Is Beautiful" Movie


Bicycle Thieves is a 1948 film directed by Vittorio De Sica. The film follows the story of a poor father searching post-World War II Rome for his stolen bicycle, without which he will lose the job which was to be the salvation of his young family.


                           "Bicycle Thieves" Movie


NihaoItaly Team