‘Elvis’ Wins Best Picture At Capri Hollywood Film Fest

The 27th edition of Capri Hollywood Film Fest took place in early January with winners announced in dozens of categories. Netflix took home nine awards for films like ‘Pinocchio’ and ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’, while the title of Best Picture and Best Director went to Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’, a biopic of Elvis Presley that also packed away the awards for best producers, best production design, best costume design and best make-up and hairstyling. 

According to Hollywood Reporter, “Netflix in all saw its titles pick up nine Capri film fest honors, including Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio, which was recognized for best animation and best original score by Alexandre Desplat; best adapted screenplay and best ensemble cast for Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery; and All Quiet in the Western Front winning for best international feature. Alejandro González Iñárritu was also feted with the Capri Visionary Award for his latest movie, Bardo. Tom Cruise’s Top Gun: Maverick earned three Capri Awards in technical categories for best cinematography, best editing and best visual effects. Ana De Armas earned the best actress crown for her lead performance as Marilyn Monroe in Blonde, while Eddie Redmayne won for best supporting actor for his star turn in Netflix’s The Good Nurse.”

See the full list of winners below:

Best Picture: Elvis

Best Director: Baz Luhrmann, Elvis

Best Actor: Brendan Fraser, The Whale

Best Actress: Ana de Armas, Blonde

Best Supporting Actor: Eddie Redmayne, The Good Nurse

Best Supporting Actress: Angela Bassett, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Best Original Screenplay: Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Adapted Screenplay: Rian Johnson, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Best Animation: Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Best Documentary Feature: Descendant

Best International Feature: All Quiet in the Western Front

Best Ensemble Cast: Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Best Producers: Baz Luhrmann, Catherine Martin, Gail Berman, Patrick McCormick, and Schuyler Weiss (Elvis)

Best Cinematography: Claudio Miranda, Top Gun: Maverick

Best Editing: Eddie Hamilton, Top Gun: Maverick

Best Production Design: Catherine Martin, Karen Murphy, & Bev Dunn, Elvis

Best Costume Design: Catherine Martin, Elvis

Best Make-up and Hairstyling: Elvis

Best Original Score: Alexandre Desplat, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Best Original Song: “Applause” from Tell It Like a Woman (Diane Warren)

Best Sound: Elvis

Best Mix: Elvis

Best Visual Effects: Top Gun: Maverick

Capri Visionary Award: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Bardo

Capri Master of Cinematic Art Award: Liliana Cavani, Michele Placido, and Franco Nero

A Life for Cinema Award: Aldo Signoretti, Elvis

Visionary Award: Luca Barbareschi

European Director of the Year: Ruben Östlund, Triangle of Sadness

European Actors of the Year: Riccardo Scamarcio, Caravaggio’s Shadow & Emma Thompson, Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

European Breakout Directors of the Year: Cosimo Gomez, Francesco Carrozzini, and Laura Samani

European Breakout Actors of the Year: Andrea Scarduzio and Francesca Tizzano