Hollywood screenwriter Tonino Guerra's career is to be celebrated with a lifetime achievement honour in his native Italy this May (10).
Guerra will be awarded the David di Donatello - the Italian equivalent to the Academy Award - at a ceremony in Rome on 7 May (10).
The writer, who will turn 90 on Tuesday (16Mar10), is known for his collaborations with acclaimed directors Michelangelo Antonioni, Federico Fellini and Francesco Rosi, while his film credits include L'avventura, The Red Desert, The Mattei Affair, Lucky Luciano and Exquisite Corpses.