Leonardo Pieraccioni

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Leonardo Pieraccioni
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Born (1965-02-17) 17 February 1965 (age 56)
Florence, Italy
OccupationActor, director, screenwriter, comedian
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)

Leonardo Pieraccioni (born 17 February 1965) is an Italian film director, actor, comedian and screenwriter.[1]

Born in Florence, he made his directorial debut with The Graduates (1995).[1] In 1996 he directed his breakthrough film The Cyclone, which grossed 75 billion lire at the box office.[2][3]

In 1998 he starred with Harvey Keitel and David Bowie in the western comedy Gunslinger's Revenge, directed by Giovanni Veronesi.[4]

Also a writer of short stories, his books include: Trent'anni, alta, mora (1998), Tre mucche in cucina (2002) and A un passo dal cielo (2003). Pieraccioni has starred with Suzie Kennedy, the impersonator of Marilyn Monroe, in Me and Marilyn.[5]


Year Title Actor Director Writer Notes Ref.
1991 The Party's Over Yes No No [1]
1993 Bonus malus Yes No No
1994 Miracolo italiano Yes No No
1995 The Graduates Yes Yes Yes [1]
1996 The Cyclone Yes Yes Yes [1][6]
1997 Fireworks Yes Yes Yes [1]
1998 Viola Kisses Everybody Yes No No Cameo role
Gunslinger's Revenge Yes No Yes
1999 The Fish in Love Yes Yes Yes
2001 The Prince and the Pirate Yes Yes Yes
2003 Suddenly Paradise Yes Yes Yes Also producer [1]
2005 I Love You in Every Language in the World Yes Yes Yes
2007 Manual of Love 2 Yes No No Uncredited cameo
A Beautiful Wife Yes Yes Yes [1]
2009 Me and Marilyn Yes Yes Yes [1]
2011 Finally the Happiness Yes Yes Yes [1]
2013 Un fantastico via vai Yes Yes Yes [1]
2014 Tutta colpa di Freud No No Story
2015 Il professor Cenerentolo Yes Yes Yes [1]
2018 Se son rose Yes Yes Yes [1]
2022 Il sesso degli angeli Yes Yes Yes [7]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Pieraccioni, Leonardo". Treccani Encyclopedia. Retrieved 21 January 2020.
  2. ^ "E Il Ciclone, film record, va in tv". la Repubblica. 23 October 1999. Retrieved 21 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Vent'anni dopo Il Ciclone è un cult. Pieraccioni lo celebra tra Conti e Panariello". la Repubblica. 3 September 2016. Retrieved 21 January 2020.
  4. ^ George Kincad (24 June 2010). "Gunslinger's Revenge mini-review". Retrieved 24 January 2020.
  5. ^ "Pieraccioni gira Io e Marilyn con Suzie Kennedy". CineBlog. 4 June 2009. Retrieved 21 January 2020.
  6. ^ "Il Ciclone Pieraccioni". la Repubblica. 13 December 1996. Retrieved 21 January 2020.
  7. ^ "Il nuovo film di Pieraccioni, il set a Firenze. Ecco quando uscirà al cinema". Firenze Today (in Italian). 22 July 2021. Retrieved 23 July 2021.

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