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Francesca Comencini


A philosophy student, she quit University after two years, and moved to France in 1982. Although she was planning to be a writer, she brought to the screen instead an autobiographical story with Pianoforte (1984): the film won the De Sica Award at the Venice Film Festival and was invited to other International Festivals. In the five years it took ... See full bio »

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13 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Gomorrah
Gomorrah Director
(2014-2016)
A Special Day
A Special Day Director
(2012)
Lo spazio bianco
Lo spazio bianco Director
(2009)
Our Country
Our Country Director
(2006)

Filmography

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 2014-2016 Gomorrah (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Fantasmi (2016)
- Sette anni (2016)
- Profumo di iena (2016)
 2012 A Special Day
 2009 L'Aquila 2009 - Cinque registi tra le macerie (Video documentary short) (segment "Le donne di San Gregorio")
 2007 In fabbrica (TV Movie documentary)
 2006 Our Country
 2004 Visions of Europe (segment "Anna Lives in Marghera")
 2003 Firenze, il nostro domani (Documentary)
 2002 Carlo Giuliani, Boy (Documentary)
 2001 Another World Is Possible (Documentary)
 1996 Un siècle d'écrivains (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Elsa Morante (1996)
 1984 Pianoforte
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Other Works:

Video reportage "Le donne di San Gregorio" (6') about the earthquake in Abruzzo, Italy, for the online edition of the newspaper La Repubblica.
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Trivia:

Mother of Carlo Toscan du Plantier with ex-husband Daniel Toscan du Plantier. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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