Cairo's Italian Cultural Institute to honour actress Swamy Rotolo

Ahram Online , Monday 13 Jun 2022

Cairo's Italian Cultural Institute will hold a special ceremony honouring Italian actress Swamy Rotolo next week.

Swamy Rotolo
Italian actress Swamy Rotolo in A Chiara


The honoring follows Swamy Rotolo's winning of the Best Actress Award at the 43rd Cairo International Film Festival (December 2021).

The award is for Rotolo's role in A Chiara (Italy, France, 2021), written and directed by Jonas Carpignano.

The same role also brought Rotolo special mention at the Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival (2021) and Best Actress at David di Donatello Awards (2022), while the film garnered a number of other awards including at the Golden Eye for Best International Feature Film at the Zurich Film Festival (2021) and the Label Europa Cinemas award at the Cannes Film Festival (2021).

According to the film's brief, A Chiara follows the story of 15-year-old Chiara, whose close-knit family falls apart after her father abandons them in Calabria.

The actress will be honored at the Italian Cultural Centre in Zamalek on Wednesday 22 June. The special ceremony will begin at 12 noon.

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