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David di Donatello Awards
former President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi shows the "David di Donatello" Award in 2005
Awarded for to honour the best of each year’s Italian and foreign motion picture productions
Presented by Accademia del Cinema Italiano (Academy of Italian Cinema)
Country Italy
First awarded 1955

The David di Donatello Award is a film award. It is presented each year by L'accademia del Cinema Italiano (ACI). There are 24 categories as of 2006.

Trophy

The trophy is a gold David statuette like Donatello's famous sculpture. It is on a square malachite base. A gold plaque shows the award category, year and winner.

The 1956 David awarded to Gina Lollobrigida for Beautiful but Dangerous was auctioned at Sothebys in 2013.

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