Short to Success: Alejandro Amenábar

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You can find the Italian version of this article below. With Alejandro Amenábar, Chilean director from Santiago, born in 1972, and naturalized Spanish (his family took refuge in Europe after Pinochet’s coup d’etat in 1973), we are in the presence of a more than great author; early as his twenties […]

Short to Success: Liliana Cavani

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You can find the Italian version of this article below. When, last summer, I was strolling on the small yet welcoming seafront of Porto Ercole, one of the Argentario’s and southern Tuscany’s pearls, I suddenly stumbled across Liliana Cavani. She was involved in a quiet and itinerant conversation with a […]

Short to Success: Christopher Nolan

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You can find the Italian version of this article below. Christopher Nolan is one of the most recently discussed directors, thanks to his last hypertechnological kolossal, Tenet (2020), screening in cinemas since this past August. Obviously, his renown has grown over time thanks to a filmography composed of highly successful […]

Short to Success: Leonardo Pieraccioni (Interview)

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You can find the Italian version of this article+interview below. Today, to better understand what may mean to a big-shot director having debuted and, especially, having been trained with short films, we went asking directly to the author, teasing him on this topic. That’s how, for this new article of […]

Short to Success: Valeria Golino

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You can find the Italian version of this article below. Valeria Golino‘s road to success could be defined, using an expression borrowed from literary and cultural artifices of politics, a parallel convergence. It is an apparent oxymoron that gives a good idea of her path of actress and cinematographic director: […]

Short to Success: Paolo Sorrentino

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Paolo Sorrentino, one of the leading directors of italian (but not only) cinema, debuted with a super-short film under two minutes: Un Paradiso (A Paradise, 1994), a spine-chilling and withering film, co-directed at age 24 with Stefano Russo. It is about a near-death experience. This makes clear to everyone that […]