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Mario Martone

Mario Martone was born on November 20, 1959 in Naples, Campania, Italy. He is a director and writer, known for L'amore molesto (1995), The King of Laughter (2021) and Capri-Revolution (2018). He has been married to Ippolita Di Majo since 2010. They have one child. See full bio »

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39 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »


Known For

L'amore molesto Director
Capri-Revolution Director
Leopardi Director


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 2023 Laggiù qualcuno mi ama (Documentary) (post-production)
 2022 Nostalgia
 2022 La Bohème (TV Movie)
 2021 La traviata (TV Movie)
 2015 Pastorale cilentana (Short)
 2014 Leopardi
 2011 La meditazione di Hayez (Short)
 2011 Operette morali (Documentary)
 2010 We Believed
 2005 Caravaggio, the Last Act (Documentary short)
 2001 Lulu
 2001 Nella Napoli di Luca Giordano (Documentary)
 2001 I dieci comandamenti (TV Movie)
 2000 Un posto al mondo (Documentary)
 1999 Una disperata vitalità (Documentary)
 1998 Alfabeto italiano (TV Series) (1 episode)
- La terra trema (1998)
 1998 Appunti da Santarcangelo (Documentary short)
 1997 The Vesuvians (segment "La salita")
 1996 Una storia Saharawi (Documentary short)
 1996 Finale di Partita (TV Movie)
 1994 L'unico paese al mondo (Short) (segment "Voce all'intelligenza")
 1994 Miracoli, storie per corti (Short) (segment "Antonio Mastronunzio pittore sannita")
 1993 Luciano Amelio/Terrae motus (TV Movie documentary)
 1993 Veglia (Documentary short)
 1993 Rasoi
 1986 Il desiderio preso per la coda (TV Movie)
 1985 Nella città barocca (Short)
 1985 Perfidi incanti (TV Movie)
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Personal Quote:

[press conference for Nostalgia (2022) at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival] When I read this novel, Nostalgia, I felt something mysterious in it - a feeling of mystery which has stayed with me throughout the preparation of the script and while shooting the film. This is something we all sensed - this mystery was constantly present and it always guided us in our work. It's a magic novel, just like ... See more »


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