Vittorio Cecchi Gori, Italy’s leading producer and distributor, will be honored at this year’s Cinema Expo Intl. Convention in Amsterdam with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Cecchi Gori, who heads the Cecchi Gori Group, will be feted at the Coca-Cola Final Night Banquet June 18.
Cecchi Gori joins a list of recipients of the award including Richard Attenborough, Nicolas Seydoux, Steven Spielberg, Bernd Eichinger and the late Francois Truffaut. Cinema Expo Intl. will additionally screen Cecchi Gori’s Cannes entry “La Vita e Bella.”