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2023 Nominees

Exterior Night (Esterno notte)

The Apartment Pictures, Kavac Film, RAI


- Limited Series

From acclaimed writer/director Marco Bellochhio, Exterior Night is set among the backdrop of Italy’s 1978 political tensions between Prime Minister Aldo Moro and far left group The Red Brigades. Following its premiere, Style magazine claimed it to be “a true contemporary masterpiece” and La Repubblica hailed Bellochhio “the greatest artist we have." The show hosts a wealth of unforgettable performances from a cast of Italian actors which include Fabrizio Gifuni, Margherita Buy, Fausto Russo Alesi, Daniela Marra, Fabrizio Contri and multi award winning Toni Servillo. In the last year, Exterior Night has screened at several prestigious film festivals across the world including Cannes, London Film Festival, New York Film Festival and is due to play at Rotterdam International Film Festival. Exterior Night has sold to 61 territories across the world.