Alice Rohrwacher at Lisbon Film Festival (2019)
|Alma mater||University of Turin|
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, editor|
|Relatives||Alba Rohrwacher (sister)|
Rohrwacher was born in Fiesole, in Tuscany, to an Italian mother and German father. She spent her youth in the city of Castel Giorgio, where her mother was born and her father Reinhard worked as a beekeeper. She is the sister of the Italian actress Alba Rohrwacher. She studied literature and philosophy at the University of Turin and then specialized in screenwriting at the Holden School in Turin.
Her first experience in filmmaking was in 2006, when directing a part of the Italian documentary Checosamanca.
Her second feature film, The Wonders, won the Grand Prix at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. Also in 2014, Rohrwacher was appointed the President of the International Jury for the “Luigi De Laurentiis” Venice Award for a Debut Film at the 71st Venice International Film Festival.
She announced filming of her third film Lazzaro Felice in 2017 with the film starring Sergi López and Rohrwacher's sister Alba Rohrwacher. The film premiered at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival where it won the award for Best Screenplay. It was released by Netflix in December of that year.
|2005||Un piccolo spettacolo||Yes||Yes||Documentary film (also as cinematographer)|
|2009||In tempo, ma rubato||Yes||Documentary film|
|2009||Residuo fisso||Yes||Documentary short (also as cinematographer)|
|2011||Heavenly Body||Yes||Yes||Göteborg Film Festival - International Debut Award|
Nastro d'Argento for Best New Director
Nominated—2011 Cannes Film Festival - Caméra d'Or
Nominated—David di Donatello for Best New Director
|2014||The Wonders||Yes||Yes||Abu Dhabi Film Festival - Black Pearl Award|
2014 Cannes Film Festival - Grand Prix
Munich Film Festival - CineVision Award
|2014||9x10 novanta||Yes||Yes||Documentary film (segment: "Una canzone")|
|2015||De Djess||Yes||Yes||Short film|
|2018||Happy as Lazzaro||Yes||Yes||2018 Cannes Film Festival - Best Screenplay Award|
|2020||My Brilliant Friend||Yes||No||HBO Series - episodes 4 and 5 of the second season|
|2020||Ad una mela||Yes||Short film, Trailer for the Vienna International Film Festival|
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