Mario Giordano (writer)

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Mario Giordano
Mario giordano 2009.jpg
Mario Giordano in 2009.
Born (1963-05-30) 30 May 1963 (age 54)
Munich, West Germany
Occupation writer

Mario Giordano (born 30 May 1963) is a German writer.

His novel Black Box (1999), which is based on a true occurrence (Stanford prison experiment) was adapted to a film under the name Das Experiment directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel. [1] The film was acclaimed and Giordano received for it among other prizes the Bavarian Film Award for Best Screenplay.[2]


  • Karakum
  • Der aus den Docks
  • Black Box (Das Experiment) also as screenplay
  • Pangea (together with Andreas Schlüter)
  • 1000 Gefühle für die es keinen Namen gibt