24 June 2014 5:30 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Carlo Verdone’s Under A Lucky Star (Sotto Una Buona Stella) picked up the top prize at the Italian Contemporary Film Festival, where Ambi Pictures’ 2047 – Sights Of Death scored a hat trick.

Verdone’s film, about a successful businessman living in luxury with his young girlfriend, won the People’s Choice Award. On winning the award, Verdone said the reception the film has received around the world thus far has been overwhelming.

“This proves that Under A Lucky Star is an international film that can be understood by audiences of every kind,” he said.

Also at the festival in Toronto, sci-fi action film 2047 – Sights Of Death, distributed by Ambi, received three awards after having its world premiere at the festival.

Lady Monika Bacardi picked up the Best Produer Award, and actors Stepehn Baldwin and Danny Glover earned the Best Actor Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award, respectively. The film is set to premiere in Italy on June »


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