David di Donatello for Best Foreign Director
The David di Donatello for Best Foreign Director (Italian: David di Donatello per il miglior regista straniero) is a category in the David di Donatello Awards, described as "Italy’s answer to the Oscars". It was awarded by the Accademia del Cinema Italiano (ACI, Academy of Italian Cinema) to recognize outstanding efforts on the part of non-Italian film directors during the year preceding the ceremony. The award was given from 1966 until 1990.
Winners and nomineesEdit
Winners are indicated in bold.
- Steven Spielberg - E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial
- Blake Edwards - Victor Victoria
- Costa Gavras - Missing
- Akira Kurosawa - Ran
- John Huston - Prizzi's Honor
- Sydney Pollack - Out of Africa
- Emir Kusturica - When Father Was Away on Business
- Pedro Almodóvar - Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios
- Barry Levinson - Rain Man
- Woody Allen - Another Woman
- Ariston Anderson, "'Spotlight,' 'Inside Out' Among Nominees for Italian Oscars," The Hollywood Reporter, 22 March 2016, URL accessed 24 July 2016.
- "Cronologia dei premi David di Donatello" [Chronology of David di Donatello awards]. daviddidonatello.it (in Italian). Retrieved 19 December 2019.