Tonino Zangardi

Tonino Zangardi (born Antonio Zangardi, 23 April 1957 – 19 February 2018) was an Italian director and screenwriter.

Tonino Zangardi
Born
Antonio Zangardi

(1957-04-23)23 April 1957
Rome, Italy
Died19 February 2018(2018-02-19) (aged 60)
Rome, Italy
OccupationDirector, Screenwriter
Years active1992–2018

BiographyEdit

Born in Rome in 1957, Zangardi directed his first feature film Allullo drom - L'anima zingara, starring Isabella Ferrari, in 1992, telling a story of a gipsy community in Tuscany.[1] His fourth film Prendimi e portami via, starring Valeria Golino, dealt as well with the Romani community.[2]

In 2008, his thriller film Sandrine in the Rain, starring Sara Forestier and Adriano Giannini, premiered at the Busan International Film Festival.[3]

In 2017, Zangardi founded in Mantua the Master Film Academy, where he taught directing techniques.[4]

DeathEdit

He died in Rome on 19 February 2018, at the age of 60, after a long illness.[2]

FilmographyEdit

  • Allullo drom - L'anima zingara (1992)
  • Un altro giorno ancora (1995)
  • L'ultimo mundial (1999)
  • Prendimi e portami via (2003)
  • Ma l'amore... sì! (2006)
  • Sandrine in the Rain (2008)
  • L'esigenza di unirmi ogni volta con te (2015)
  • My Father Jack (2016)
  • Quando corre Nuvolari (2018)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Morto il regista Tonino Zangardi, diresse "L'esigenza di unirmi ogni volta con te"". Fanpage.it (in Italian). 19 February 2018. Retrieved 5 March 2019.
  2. ^ a b "È morto il regista Tonino Zangardi". La Repubblica (in Italian). 19 February 2018. Retrieved 5 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Tonino Zangardi: "L'avventura di Sandrine parte da Pusan"". Cinecittà.it (in Italian). 21 October 2008. Retrieved 5 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Addio a Zangardi, il regista del film dedicato a Nuvolari". Gazzetta di Mantova (in Italian). 19 February 2018. Retrieved 5 March 2019.

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