Alba Rohrwacher

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Alba Rohrwacher
Alba Rohrwacher.jpg
Rohrwacher in 2013
Born Alba Caterina Rohrwacher
(1979-02-27) 27 February 1979 (age 38)
Florence, Italy
Nationality Italian
Alma mater Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present
Relatives Alice Rohrwacher (sister)
Awards David di Donatello
Best Actress
2009 Giovanna's Father
Best Supporting Actress
2008 Days and Clouds
Nastro d'Argento
Best Actress
2011 The Solitude of Prime Numbers

Alba Caterina Rohrwacher (born 27 February 1979) is an Italian actress.

Early life[edit]

Alba Rohrwacher was born in Florence, the daughter of a German father and an Italian mother. She studied acting at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome. Her sister is director Alice Rohrwacher.

Career[edit]

Her first movie role was in 2004 in L'amore ritrovato. In 2008, she was awarded the David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress. In 2009, she received a David di Donatello for Best Actress for her performance in Pupi Avati's Giovanna's Father. At the Berlin International Film Festival 2009 she was awarded the Shooting Stars Award.

On 6 September 2014, Rohrwacher won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the 71st Venice International Film Festival in Hungry Hearts, a film by Italian director Saverio Costanzo.[1] Under the presidency of Meryl Streep, she was member of the jury of the Berlinale 2017.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2007 My Brother is an Only Child Violetta Benassi
Days and Clouds Alice David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated—Golden Ciak for Best Supporting Actress
2008 Caos calmo (Quiet Chaos) Annalisa
Giovanna's Father Giovanna David di Donatello for Best Actress
Italian Golden Globe Award for Best Actress Revelation
Nominated—Nastro d'Argento for Best Actress
Nominated—Italian Golden Globe Award for Best Actress
2009 The Ladies Get Their Say Giulia
I Am Love Elisabetta Recchi
The Man Who Will Come Beniamina Nominated—David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress
2010 Diarchy (Diarchia) Jeune fille
Come Undone Anna Golden Ciak for Best Actress
Pasinetti Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Nastro d'Argento for Best Actress
Nominated—Italian Golden Globe Award for Best Actress
The Solitude of Prime Numbers Alice (when adult) Nastro d'Argento for Best Actress
Golden Ciak for Best Actress
Nominated—David di Donatello for Best Actress
Nominated—Italian Golden Globe Award for Best Actress
Sorelle Mai the teacher
2011 Missione di pace Maria Pettariello
2012 Dormant Beauty Maria
Bliss Irina
Garibaldi's Lovers Diana
2013 Via Castellana Bandiera Clara Pasinetti Award for Best Actress
2014 The Wonders Angelica Nominated—Golden Ciak for Best Supporting Actress
Hungry Hearts Mina Italian Golden Globe Award for Best Actress
Volpi Cup for Best Actress
Pasinetti Award for Best Actress
Nominated—David di Donatello for Best Actress
Nominated—Nastro d'Argento for Best Actress (also for Sworn Virgin)
2015 Sworn Virgin Hana/Mark
Tale of Tales Circus Artist
Taj Mahal Giovanna
Blood of My Blood Maria Perletti
2016 Perfect Strangers Bianca
2017 La mécanique de l'ombre Sara

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