Roberto Andò

Roberto Andò (born 11 January 1959) is an Italian director, screenwriter, playwright and author.

Roberto Andò
Roberto Andò e Massimo Cacciari.jpg
Born (1959-01-11) 11 January 1959 (age 62)
Palermo, Italy
OccupationFilm director and screenwriter

Life and careerEdit

Born in Palermo, Andò debuted as assistant director, working with Francis Ford Coppola, Federico Fellini, Michael Cimino and Francesco Rosi, among others.[1][2] In 1986 he debuted on stage directing La foresta-radice- labirinto, a puppet theater work based on an Italo Calvino's original story and with puppets drawn by Renato Guttuso.[1][3] After several documentary films, Andò made his feature debut film in 2000, with Il manoscritto del Principe, produced by Giuseppe Tornatore.[1][2] His debut novel, Il trono vuoto, won the Campiello prize for best first work;[2][4] from the novel he derived the film Viva la libertà, with whom he won the David di Donatello for Best Script[5] and the Nastro d'Argento for Best Screenplay.[6]

FilmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Mario Di Caro (1 September 2002). "Roberto Andò". La Repubblica. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
  2. ^ a b c Giorgio Dell’Arti, Massimo Parrini. Catalogo dei viventi. Marsilio, 2009. ISBN 9788831795999.
  3. ^ Rodolfo Di Giammarco (31 March 1987). "calvino-guttuso-incontro-nella-magia". La Repubblica. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Il trono vuoto di Roberto Andò vince il Campiello Opera Prima". La Repubblica. 26 May 2012. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
  5. ^ Silvia Fumarola (14 June 2013). "Sei David per Giuseppe Tornatore trionfa ai David di Donatello 2013". La Repubblica. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
  6. ^ Alessandra Vitali (6 July 2013). "Nastri d'argento, l'appello di Andò: "Ripristinare tax credit, pronti a boicottare Venezia"". La Repubblica. Retrieved 10 March 2014.

Further readingEdit

  • Marco Olivieri. La memoria degli altri. Il cinema di Roberto Andò. Kaplan, 2013. ISBN 978-88-89908-71-6.

External linksEdit