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Naples Mayor De Magistris thanks Sorrentino on city's behalf

Filmmaker cited Naples, Maradona in Oscar speech

03 March, 16:21
Naples Mayor De Magistris thanks Sorrentino on city's behalf (see related) (ANSA) - Naples, March 3 - Naples Mayor Luigi De Magistris on Monday thanked film director Paolo Sorrentino for citing as sources of inspiration former Napoli soccer champion Diego Armando Maradona and the city of Naples in the acceptance speech when his film The Great Beauty won the Oscar for best foreign language film.

De Magistris thanked the Naples-born filmmaker on Twitter "for including as his sources of inspiration Maradona and Naples" and congratulated him on behalf of the city.

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