8 May 1956 |
||Film director, screenwriter, novelist
||1982 - present
Cristina Comencini (born 8 May 1956) is an Italian film director, screenwriter and novelist.
She is one of four daughters of Italian film director Luigi Comencini. She attended with her sisters le Lycée français Chateaubriand (Rome).
Cristina Comencini's 2005 film The Beast in the Heart, based on her own novel La bestia nel cuore, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Her upcoming film When the Night, also based on her own novel and published in the United States by Other Press, is scheduled to compete in competition at the 68th Venice International Film Festival in September.
- Zoo, 1989
- La fine è nota, 1993
- Va' dove ti porta il cuore, 1996
- Matrimoni, 1998
- Liberate i pesci!, 2000
- The Best Day of My Life (Il più bel giorno della mia vita), 2002
- La mia mano destra, 2005
- The Beast in the Heart (La bestia nel cuore), 2005
- Due partite, 2009
- When the Night (Quando la notte), 2011
Books in Translation