Elisabetta Rocchetti

Elisabetta Rocchetti (born 25 January 1975, in Rome) is an Italian actress and film director.

Elisabetta Rocchetti
Born (1975-01-25) 25 January 1975 (age 45)
  • Actress
  • director


Elisabetta Rocchetti, daughter of lawyer Nicola Rocchetti, made her film acting debut in 1996, in Traveling Companion, directed by Peter Del Monte.

In 2003 she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Debut Actress for the film The Embalmer (2002), directed by Matteo Garrone, in which she starred with Valerio Foglia Manzillo.

Among her other film performances are The Card Player and Sleepless, both directed by Dario Argento, Love Is Eternal While It Lasts, directed by Carlo Verdone, and I Love You in All the Languages in the World, directed by Leonardo Pieraccioni. For television she featured in Il bello delle donne, Do You Like Hitchcock?, Caterina e le sue figlie 2 and Terapia d'urgenza.

In 2006, Rocchetti made her directing debut with the short film L'ultima seduta with Alessandro Manetti, Valentina Tosti and Giampaolo Morelli. In 2010, she wrote, directed and produced her first feature film titled Eighteen: The World at My Feet which starred Marco Rulli, Marco Iannitello and Nina Torresi. In September 2015 she returned to direction with The Veil of Maya, which was filmed in Rome and Grosseto.[1]




Year Title
1996 Traveling Companion
1997 I colori del diavolo
The Wax Mask
L'amico di Wang
La classe non è acqua
1999 Besame mucho
2000 A Chinese in a Coma
Tobia al caffè
2001 Sleepless
The Last Kiss
2002 Un amore perfetto
The Embalmer
2003 Cattive inclinazioni
2004 The Card Player
Love Is Eternal While It Lasts
I tre volti del terrore
2005 Il ritorno del Monnezza
Keller - Teenage Wasteland
Floor 17
I Love You in All the Languages in the World
2006 The Last House in the Woods
2007 Il segreto di Rahil
2010 Eighteen: The World at My Feet
2012 Vento di Sicilia
2017 The Veil of Maya


Year Title Notes
2001 Il bello delle donne
2003 Ultima pallottola Television film
2005 Do You Like Hitchcock?
2007 Crimini "The Baby and the Babe"
2008 Terapia d'urgenza Television film

Directorial worksEdit

Year Title Notes
2006 L'ultima seduta Short film
2010 Eighteen: The World at My Feet
2017 The Veil of Maya


  1. ^ Blundo, Irene (22 Sep 2015). "Grosseto diventa un set cinematografico. Si cercano comparse per il film "Il velo di Maya"" (in Italian). La Nazione. Retrieved 12 Aug 2017.

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