Alice Rohrwacher in Santarcangelo di Romagna in 2014
29 December 1982 |
Fiesole, Tuscany, Italy
|Alma mater||University of Turin|
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, editor|
|Relatives||Alba Rohrwacher (sister)|
Alice Rohrwacher (born 29 December 1982) is an Italian film director and screenwriter.
Life and career
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.
|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|
|TBA||Happy as Lazzaro||Yes|
- "Rassegna stampa Alba Rohrwacher". Mymovies.it. Retrieved 1 May 2014.
- Fulvia Caprara (22 April 2011). "Rohrwacher, sorelle d'arte che non-si incontrano mai". La Stampa. Retrieved 1 May 2014.
- Smith, Ian Hayden (2012). International Film Guide 2012. p. 154. ISBN 978-1908215017.
- "The moon in May". BFI. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
- "Awards 2014 : Competition". Cannes. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
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