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Gianni Amelio

Gianni Amelio

Gianni Amelio was born in Calabria, Italy. After studying philosophy, he moved to Rome where he began working as an assistant director. He made his film debut in 1982 after working at length in television. He has won numerous international awards, including three EFA awards for Best European film. His film PORTE APERTE was nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Gianni Amelio Facts

OccupationDirector
BirthdayJanuary 20, 1945 (72)
SignAquarius
BirthplaceCalabria, Italy

Selected Filmography

The Keys to the House
Lamerica
The Missing Star
Le Chiavi Di Casa
Happy to Be Different
The Stolen Children
Blow to the Heart
The Way We Laughed
Il Primo Uomo
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