Claudio Giovannesi

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Claudio Giovannesi
Born (1978-03-20) 20 March 1978 (age 41)
Rome, Italy
OccupationDirector, Screenwriter
Years active2001–present

Claudio Giovannesi (born 20 March 1978) is an Italian film director and screenwriter.

Biography[edit]

After graduating in Modern Letters at the Sapienza University of Rome and in Film Directing at the Experimental Film Centre[1], Giovannesi directed his first film La casa sulle nuvole in 2008 and presented the movie at the Brussels Film Festival.[1]

In 2012, Giovannesi directed his second feature film Alì ha gli occhi azzurri that won the Special Jury Prize and the Best First and Second Feature Award at the Rome Film Festival[2], while his third film Fiore was presented at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival's Directors' Fortnight.[3]

In 2019, Giovannesi fourth feature film Piranhas, based on the novel by Roberto Saviano, took part to the 69th Berlin International Film Festival main competition[4], receiving critical acclaim[5] and winning the Silver Bear for Best Screenplay.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

TV[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Chi è Claudio Giovannesi: storia del regista de La paranza dei bambini". viagginews.com. 10 February 2019. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Festival di Roma, Nader: perché ho buttato le lenti azzurre". Vanity Fair. 10 November 2012. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Festival di Cannes, applausi per Fiore di Claudio Giovannesi: l'appassionante storia d'amore tra Dafne e Josh". Il Messaggero. 17 May 2016. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Berlino 69, La paranza dei bambini in concorso". cinematografo.it. 10 January 2019. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  5. ^ "'La paranza' di Saviano emoziona Berlino: "Per quei ragazzi la vita è un videogame in cui non si vince mai"". La Repubblica. 12 February 2019. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  6. ^ "Berlinale, 'La paranza' Orso d'argento alla sceneggiatura. Saviano: "Dedico il premio alle ong che salvano migranti"". La Repubblica. 16 February 2019. Retrieved 16 February 2019.

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