The jury, composed by Andrette Lo Conte, Andrea Italia, Luigi Mascolo, Marco Caberlotto, Orazio Guarino, Simone Bracci and Gloria Puppi, has voted the winners of the first edition of Il Varco Film Fund & Screenplay awards as follows.
by Sara Parentini
For its ability to represent, without unnecessary narrative structures and pyrotechnic dialogues, two feelings that orbit around love, defining human relationships: shame and fear.
by Nicholas Di Valerio
for having been able to tell the hallucinations and nightmares of Leonarda Cianciulli, a serial killer known as the soapmaker of Correggio, putting it in parallel with the buried burdens of post-war Italian culture.
by Mara Avoth
For the strong representation of the burden of a sickness, that becomes a catalyst for love and pain to shake and put under pressure familiar boundaries.
by Jeff Kerr
For the superb quality of its writing and for the accuracy in the portrayal of the atmosphere, setting and emotional mood of the script. A love story that comes out strong and full of suspense and feeling.