Venice 74: star parade for the Franca Sozzani Award at Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore was rewarded by Colin Firth with the acknowledgment set up in memory of the director of Vogue Italia Franca Sozzani, who disappeared in December. Guests include Pierre Casiraghi and Beatrice Borromeo
France Sozzani Award awarded to Julianne Moore
In the frame of the Venice Film Festival, yesterday evening 1 September, was awarded the first Franca Sozzani Award. A prize dedicated to the talent and courage that in this 2017 has been awarded to Julianne Moore who “with the same strength and determination of Franca has combined excellence in the field of art with a strong civil and social commitment”. The event-event saw the participation of the whole board that created the prize: first of all, his son Francesco Carrozzini (recently starred in an interview with Luca Dini dedicated to his mother) After a touching introductory speech by his son, Francesco Carrozzini (who also handed over the silver plate of the prize), in an exciting atmosphere, made even more intense by the presence of so many friends and colleagues of the historical director and an outside rain which, like a bubble, made The most intimate ceremony, Colin Firth awarded the actress, in competition with George Clooney’s Suburbicon Festival, delivering a unique piece of work signed by Jeff Koons. The two actors, after being comrades in Tom Ford’s Single Man, will be back at theaters in Kingsman: The Golden Circle.
The emotion of the event then continued even after the gala dinner held in the magic frame of Palazzo Contarini Polignac, where some guests, including Afef Tronchetti Provera, Pierpaolo Piccioli and Naomi Campbell, wanted to share with others present their memory of Franca Sozzani.