Gianni Amelio

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Birthday
20, 1945
Birthplace
Italy
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
20, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
Italy

About

One of Italy's most revered modern directors whose 1992 film Stolen Children won the Special Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

Before Fame

He was a film critic for a local magazine.

Trivia

His film Open Doors was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film in 1991.

Family Life

His father's move to Argentina resulted in a lack of a father figure throughout his childhood.

Associated With

He and legendary director Federico Fellini have both won the Italian Silver Ribbon Award for Best Director.