Every year the Matiff – Matera international film festival pays tribute to the careers of Italian and international artists and filmmakers with the Luchino Visconti Award.
The prestigious award is named in memory of one of the greatest masters of Italian cinema, who in 1959 made a long trip to Basilicata between the lands of the province of Matera, Pisticci and Tricarico in search of ideas for his masterpiece “Rocco and his Brothers ” where the great Alain Delon made his debut
Furthermore, the Luchino Visconti Prize is an exclusive and precious art object: a gold cuckoo clock, from inside which a whistle belongs to the history of Matera, with abundant friezes, complex, rich in detail, made by master craftsmen. city artists.
In previous editions, the Visconti Prize went to:
Giancarlo Giannini (2020)
Giovanni Gastel (2020)
Pupi Avanti (2021)
Marco Tullio Giordana (2021)
Umberto Orsini (2021)
Gabriele Salvatores (2022)