Francesca Comencini

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Francesca Comencini
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Francesca Comencini with Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
Born (1961-08-19) 19 August 1961 (age 58)
Rome, Italy
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Years active1984-present

Francesca Comencini (Italian pronunciation: [franˈtʃeska komenˈtʃiːni]; born 19 August 1961) is an Italian film director and screenwriter. She attended the Lycée français Chateaubriand school with her sisters. She has directed 14 films since 1984. Her film Le parole di mio padre was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.[1] In 2012, her film Un Giorno Speciale was selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 69th Venice International Film Festival.[2]

She was married to French producer Daniel Toscan du Plantier.



  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Words of My Father". Retrieved 22 October 2009.
  2. ^ "Venezia 69". labiennale. Archived from the original on 28 July 2012. Retrieved 28 July 2012.

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