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".[1] 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.[2]

John Huston was the first director to win the prize in 1966.
Akira Kurosawa tied Miloš Forman for most wins in the category, with three awards.
Miloš Forman won the award three times

Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are indicated in bold.

1960sEdit

1966

1967

1968

1969

1970sEdit

1970

1971

1972

1973

1974

1975

1976

1977

1978

1979

1980sEdit

1980

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990sEdit

1990

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ariston Anderson, "'Spotlight,' 'Inside Out' Among Nominees for Italian Oscars," The Hollywood Reporter, 22 March 2016, URL accessed 24 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Cronologia dei premi David di Donatello" [Chronology of David di Donatello awards]. daviddidonatello.it (in Italian). Retrieved 19 December 2019.

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