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Marco Risi
Marco Risi
(born 4 June 1951) is an Italian film director, screenwriter, film producer and cinematographer. Born in Milan, he is son of director Dino Risi. After graduated from Liceo Scientifico, Risi joined the faculty of philosophy, but abandoned his studies after two years.[1] He began his career as an assistant of his uncle, Nelo Risi, for A Season in Hell (1971) and thereafter for directors such as Duccio Tessari, Steno, Alberto Sordi.[2] He also collaborated with some scripts for films directed by his father.[3] He made his directorial debut in 1977, with the RAI television documentary Appunti su Hollywood.[3] After three quite successful comedy films, since 1987 Risi's cinema focused into more complex social and political issues, such as the military service seen as a traumatic experience (Soldati - 365 all'alba), the juvenile delinquency in and out of prison ( Mery per sempre and Ragazzi fuori), the Aerolinee Itavia Flight 870
Aerolinee Itavia Flight 870
disaster (Il muro di Gomma), the gang rape phenomenon (Il branco) and the Giancarlo Siani
Giancarlo Siani
murder (Fort Apache Napoli).[3] In 1989 Risi's Mery per sempre won the Special
Special
Grand Prize of the Jury at the Montréal World Film Festival. For his 1990 film Ragazzi fuori Risi won the David di Donatello
David di Donatello
Award for Best Director and a Silver Osella for Best Cinematography at the 47th Venice International Film Festival.[4] In 1991 Risi started, together with Maurizio Tedesco, a film production company, "Sorpasso Film".[5] In 1998 he won the Nastro d'Argento for Best Producer for Ferzan Özpetek's Hamam.[4] Filmography[edit]

I'm Going to Live by Myself
I'm Going to Live by Myself
(1982) A Boy and a Girl
A Boy and a Girl
(1984) Love at First Sight (1985) Soldati - 365 all'alba
Soldati - 365 all'alba
(1987) Forever Mery (1989) Boys on the Outside
Boys on the Outside
(1990) The Invisible Wall (1991) Nel continente nero (1993) Il branco
Il branco
(1994) Kaputt Mundi
Kaputt Mundi
(1998) Tre mogli (2001) Maradona, the Hand of God (2007) Fort Apache Napoli
Fort Apache Napoli
(2009) Cha cha cha (2013) Three Touches (2014)

References[edit]

^ Marie-George Gervasoni. Mostra internazionale del cinema. Biennale di Venezia, 1990.  ^ Mario Sesti. Nuovo cinema italiano: gli autori, i film, le idee. Theoria, 1994. ISBN 882410388X.  ^ a b c Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I Registi. Gremese Editore, 2002. ISBN 8884401712.  ^ a b Enrico Lancia. I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 8877422211.  ^ Mario Sesti. La "scuola" italiana: storia, strutture, e immaginario di un altro cinema, 1988–1996. Marsilio, 1996. ISBN 8831764772. 

External links[edit]

Official website Marco Risi
Marco Risi
on IMDb

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 81659544 LCCN: nr98012414 ISNI: 0000 0001 1936 9068 GND: 137472935 SUDOC: 059401796 BNF: cb13991245r (data) BIBSYS: 8027444 ICCU: ITICCUUBOV51100

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David di Donatello
David di Donatello
Award for Best Director

1956–1980

Gianni Franciolini
Gianni Franciolini
(1956) Federico Fellini
Federico Fellini
(1957) Alberto Lattuada
Alberto Lattuada
(1959) Federico Fellini
Federico Fellini
(1960) Michelangelo Antonioni
Michelangelo Antonioni
(1961) Ermanno Olmi
Ermanno Olmi
(1962) Vittorio De Sica
Vittorio De Sica
(1963) Pietro Germi (1964) Francesco Rosi
Francesco Rosi
/ Vittorio De Sica
Vittorio De Sica
(1965) Alessandro Blasetti / Pietro Germi (1966) Luigi Comencini
Luigi Comencini
(1967) Carlo Lizzani
Carlo Lizzani
(1968) Franco Zeffirelli
Franco Zeffirelli
(1969) Gillo Pontecorvo
Gillo Pontecorvo
(1970) Luchino Visconti
Luchino Visconti
(1971) Franco Zeffirelli
Franco Zeffirelli
/ Sergio Leone
Sergio Leone
(1972) Luchino Visconti
Luchino Visconti
(1973) Federico Fellini
Federico Fellini
(1974) Dino Risi
Dino Risi
(1975) Mario Monicelli
Mario Monicelli
/ Francesco Rosi
Francesco Rosi
(1976) Valerio Zurlini / Mario Monicelli
Mario Monicelli
(1977) Ettore Scola
Ettore Scola
(1978) Francesco Rosi
Francesco Rosi
(1979) Gillo Pontecorvo
Gillo Pontecorvo
/ Marco Bellocchio
Marco Bellocchio
(1980)

1981–2000

Francesco Rosi
Francesco Rosi
(1981) Marco Ferreri
Marco Ferreri
(1982) Paolo and Vittorio Taviani
Paolo and Vittorio Taviani
(1983) Ettore Scola
Ettore Scola
(1984) Francesco Rosi
Francesco Rosi
(1985) Mario Monicelli
Mario Monicelli
(1986) Ettore Scola
Ettore Scola
(1987) Bernardo Bertolucci
Bernardo Bertolucci
(1988) Ermanno Olmi
Ermanno Olmi
(1989) Mario Monicelli
Mario Monicelli
(1990) Marco Risi
Marco Risi
/ Ricky Tognazzi
Ricky Tognazzi
(1991) Gianni Amelio
Gianni Amelio
(1992) Roberto Faenza
Roberto Faenza
/ Ricky Tognazzi
Ricky Tognazzi
(1993) Carlo Verdone
Carlo Verdone
(1994) Mario Martone
Mario Martone
(1995) Giuseppe Tornatore
Giuseppe Tornatore
(1996) Francesco Rosi
Francesco Rosi
(1997) Roberto Benigni
Roberto Benigni
(1998) Giuseppe Tornatore
Giuseppe Tornatore
(1999) Silvio Soldini (2000)

2001–present

Gabriele Muccino (2001) Ermanno Olmi
Ermanno Olmi
(2002) Pupi Avati
Pupi Avati
(2003) Marco Tullio Giordana (2004) Paolo Sorrentino
Paolo Sorrentino
(2005) Nanni Moretti
Nanni Moretti
(2006) Giuseppe Tornatore
Giuseppe Tornatore
(2007) Andrea Molaioli (2008) Matteo Garrone
Matteo Garrone
(2009) Marco Bellocchio
Marco Bellocchio
(2010) Daniele Luchetti (2011) Paolo and Vittorio Taviani
Paolo and Vittorio Taviani
(2012) Giuseppe Tornatore
Giuseppe Tornatore
(2013) Paolo Sorrentino
Paolo Sorrentino
(2014) Francesco Munzi (2015) Matteo Ga

.