Giorgio Ferrara

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Giorgio Ferrara (born January 19, 1947 in Rome ) is an Italian theater, film and television director .


Ferrara studied at the Accademia d'Arte Drammatica and began his theater career as an assistant to Luca Ronconi towards the end of 1970. After other collaborations, he made his debut as a director with the play Roma 335 , followed by numerous other works, including works by Pirandello , Strindberg and Goldoni as well as modern authors. He also made a guest appearance in Paris with a piece by Natalia Ginzburg . His theater work has always been the focus of his work. In 2011, for example, he staged an opera buffa .

In film he was employed as assistant to Luchino Viscontis Ludwig before he presented a film with Un cuor semplice in 1976 , which was a great success with audiences and critics; he was honored with a David di Donatello and the Nastro d'Argento . In 1991, another movie was made, also based on his own script. Ferrara also directed the six-part film series Avvocati for television in 1998 .

Filmography (selection)

  • 1976: A simple heart (Un cuore semplice)
  • 1990: Caccia alla vedova
  • 1998: Avvocati (TV series, 6 episodes)

Web links

Individual evidence

  2. ^ Roberto Poppi: Dizionario del cinema italiano, I registi, Gremese 2002, p. 172