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Variety Piazza Grande Award

Variety Piazza Grande Award



The Variety Piazza Grande Award is awarded by a jury of several of the American paper’s critics who will attend Locarno. It will go to a film screened in the Piazza Grande programme as a world or international première. The prize will recognise a film that stands out for both its artistic qualities and its potential for theatrical release. This award is intended to assist the international career of a film in selection thanks to Variety’s connections with the film industry and its authority within the sector.

The Variety Piazza Grande Award is awarded at the film:

Marie Heurtin by Jean-Pierre Améris, France

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