The Capri, Hollywood – The International Film that took place in Italy wrapped its latest edition by naming Universal’s Get Out its best picture of 2017. The contemporary thriller is written and directed by John Peele, and have received critical acclaim for its story, since its release.
Christopher Nolan was honored with the best director award for Dunkirk.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri won three prizes, including best actress for Frances McDormand, best supporting actor for Sam Rockwell and best original screenplay for Martin McDonagh.
Darkest Hour also earned three wins, which include best film editing for Valerio Bonelli, the best original score for Dario Marianelli and best makeup and hairstyling artist for Kazuhiro Tsuji.
James Franco was voted the best actor for his incredible transformation into Tommy Wiseau for A24’s The Disaster Artist. The film also won the award for the best-adapted-screenplay.
Pixar’s Coco also earned two wins, which included the best-animated film and the best original song honors for Remember Me by Michael Giacchino, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, and Robert Lopez.
Among other honors, Melissa Leo won the award for the best supporting actress for Novitiate; the best foreign film prize went to Foxtrot from Samuel Maoz; Hostiles won for best cinematography; Blade Runner 2049 earned the best production design award; best visual effects went to War for the Planet of the Apes; and the best ensemble cast prize went to The Leisure Seeker and the Best Sound Editing/ Best Sound Mixing prize went to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
Additionally, James Ivory was presented with a career achievement award, Jonas Carpignano won the Rising Star Award for his film A Ciambra and Trudie Styler received the Person of the Year Award.
The Capri, Hollywood Film Fest is considered the last major event of the year for films campaigning for the Academy Awards. Each year, numerous attendees and honorees go on to win Oscar gold.