Italy, 1973. Studied with Paolo Virzì and Daniele Luchetti at Rome’s Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia.
From 1999 to 2005 he made several short films including Le diable au vélo, his directorial debut, Chi ci ferma più (2004), and La talpa (2005). In 2006 he directed La donna del Mister, one episode of the film 4-4-2 Il gioco più bello del mondo. His first feature film was the comedy Lezioni di Cioccolato (Lessons in Chocolate, 2008), which was nominated for a David di Donatello.
Una vita tranquilla (A Quiet Life), based on a story idea that won the Solinas Prize in 2001, is his second feature film.
(Source: Rome film festival)