Menotti (artist)

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Menotti
Menotti - Roberto Marchionni.jpg
BornRoberto Marchionni
September 23, 1965
Cortemaggiore, Italy
NationalityItalian
Area(s)artist, writer
Pseudonym(s)Menotti
Notable works
They Call Me Jeeg

Roberto Marchionni (September 23, 1965), known by his pen name Menotti, is an Italian comic book artist and screenwriter. He started his career in Bologna during the early 1980s[1] and was published in Frigidaire, Cyborg, Comic Art and Blue.[2] By the end of the 1990s he moved to Rome, where he worked as a screenwriter on several Italian TV series, such as Un posto al sole, Incantesimo, La squadra, 7 vite. He co-wrote They Call Me Jeeg, an Italian superhero film,[3] nominated for best screenplay at the David di Donatello Award 2016.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marco Sacchetti (October 4, 1988). "Menotti: il carbonaro dei fumetti". l'Unità Bologna (in Italian).
  2. ^ Luigi Bernardi (July 1998). "Menotti: sei tutti noi". Blue #87 (in Italian).
  3. ^ Jay Weissberg (November 5, 2015). "Film Review: 'They Call Me Jeeg'". Variety.
  4. ^ Accademia del Cinema Italiano. "Candidati 2015-16".

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