Alberto Bona

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Alberto Bona
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Born (1978-11-07) November 7, 1978 (age 38)
Occupation Actor, playwright, film director

Alberto Bona (born November 7, 1978) is an Italian actor, playwright and film director. [1]


Alberto Bona started his career as a cartoonist in Italy, before moving to London, where he started to work within theatre and independent film productions. He wrote and starred in the surrealistic play Salvador! staged at the Barons Court Theatre in 2004,[2] where he played surrealist Salvador Dalí. This play led the photographer Marco Sanges to ask Bona to pose for a series of portraits. [3] It began a creative collaboration culminating with the art film Circumstances, awarded as 'Best Art Film' at the Portobello Film Festival in 2008.[4] With Sanges, Bona co-directed Pondering of a lonely wonderer and La Sonnambula. Together, they have also worked at the Hackney Empire devicing the surrealistic art exhibition Big Scenes.[5]

Bona wrote and starred in the play "Tremamondo - The Angel of Fencing", directed by Giampaolo Zennaro, staged at the Teatro Carlo Goldoni (Livorno) in Livorno.[6]

Currently, Bona is producing a film about Rachmaninoff's The Isle of the Dead. [7]

Opera, documentaries and music videos[edit]

Bona has worked with opera director Giampaolo Zennaro, both as his assistant and a video artist.[8] Together they staged La fanciulla del West in Limoges, Rigoletto in Almeria, Cavalleria Rusticana and Traviata in Livorno. Classical music has also inspired him to make documentaries, including Story of a Luthier.

Bona directed the music video for the song "Meet me in Winter". The track and the video have been produced by Ian Dean.[9]



  • Agatha and the storm (Agata e la tempesta) (2004)
  • Dermo sluchaetsa (2006)
  • Cat's smack (2007)
  • The scrupulous torment of the polite man (L'uomo garbato) (2008)
  • Pondering of a lonely wonderer (Pensieri di un viandante solitario) (2008)
  • Circumstances (2008)
  • L'Assenza (2013)


  • The scrupulous torment of the polite man (L'uomo garbato) (2008)
  • Pondering of a lonely wonderer (Pensieri di un viandante solitario) (2008)
  • The sleepwalking girl (La sonnambula) (2009)
  • Story of a luthier (Storia di un liutaio) (2009)
  • So in Love (2010)
  • Elgar Cello Concerto (2011)
  • Meet me in Winter (2011)


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