Gianfrancesco Lazotti

Gianfrancesco Lazotti (born 2 March 1957) is an Italian film screenwriter and director.[1]

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Born in Rome, Lazotti studied at DAMS in Bologna and apprenticed as assistant director to many well-known Italian directors, including Ettore Scola and Dino Risi. Meanwhile, he launched his own career directing commercials and hosting a show on RAI radio. In 1987 he made his feature directorial debut with Il mitico Gianluca for Italian TV. Among his subsequent credits: Schiaffi d'amore, Saremo felici, Lo sbaglio, for the omnibus feature Corsica, the TV series Chiara e gli altri (1990), I ragazzi del muretto, Linda e il brigadiare and the documentary The great Carnival of Venice.