Manuela Martelli

Manuela Abril Martelli Salamovich[1] (born April 16, 1983 in Santiago) is a Chilean film and television actress and director best known for her roles in the films B-Happy and Machuca. She starred with the famous Dutch actor Rutger Hauer in the Chilean-Italian film Il Futuro, based on Roberto Bolaño's novel A Little Lumpen Novelita. Her first feature film 1976 was shown at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival at the Director's Fortnight section.

Manuela Martelli
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Martelli in 2006
Born
Manuela Abril Martelli Salamovich

(1983-04-16) April 16, 1983 (age 39)
Alma materPontifical Catholic University of Chile
OccupationActress

Early lifeEdit

On April 16, 1983, Martelli was born in Santiago de Chile. Martelli's parents are Nicolás Martelli, of Italian descent,[2] and Marian Salamovich, of Croatian descent.

EducationEdit

Martelli studied at Saint George's College, Santiago and later studied drama at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

CareerEdit

Martelli played the main role in the film B-Happy by Gonzalo Justiniano. Later she had roles in the TV series Huaiquimán y Tolosa and movies like Machuca, Radio Corazón and Malta con Huevo. In 2010 she appeared in Canal 13's telenovela Feroz.

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Film Role Notes
2003 B-Happy Katty Main role.
2004 Machuca Silvana
2005 Monógamo Sucesivo
Como un Avión Estrellado Luchi
Baño de Mujeres Soledad
2007 Malta con Huevo Fedora
¡Pega Martín Pega!
Radio Corazón Nice
2008 Sonetàula Maddalena Italian film
La Buena Vida Paula
2009 The Bridge Lucía
Navidad Aurora
2012 My Last Round Jennifer
2013 Il Futuro Bianca [3]
2014 Two Shots Fired Lucía [4]

TelenovelasEdit

Year Telenovela Role Channel Notes
2010 Feroz Amanda Carrera Canal 13 Debut in telenovelas.

TV seriesEdit

Year TV series Role Channel Notes
2008 Huaiquimán y Tolosa Sofía Santos Canal 13 appeared in 11 chapters.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Manuela Martelli: "No me imagino yendo por la calle y que me pidan autógrafos" elMercurio.cl August 13, 2009
  2. ^ http://actrizchilena.blogspot.com/2007/08/manuela-martelli-ha-crecido.html interview with Manuela Martelli for actrizchilena.blogspot.com
  3. ^ "I'll Future (2013)". IMDb. Retrieved February 6, 2019.
  4. ^ "Two Shots Fired (2014)". IMDb. Retrieved February 6, 2019.

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