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Marco Risi is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Producer and Second Assistant Director Italien born on 4 june 1951 at Milan (Italie)

Marco Risi

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Nationality Italie
Birth 4 june 1951 (72 years) at Milan (Italie)

Marco Risi (born 4 June 1951) is an Italian film director, screenwriter, film producer and cinematographer.

Born in Milan, he is son of director Dino Risi. After graduated from Liceo Scientifico, Risi joined the faculty of philosophy, but abandoned his studies after two years. He began his career as an assistant of his uncle, Nelo Risi, for A Season in Hell (1971) and thereafter for directors such as Duccio Tessari, Steno, Alberto Sordi. He also collaborated with some scripts for films directed by his father. He made his directorial debut in 1977, with the RAI television documentary Appunti su Hollywood. After three quite successful comedy films, since 1987 Risi's cinema focused into more complex social and political issues, such as the military service seen as a traumatic experience (Soldati - 365 all'alba), the juvenile delinquency in and out of prison (Mery per sempre and Ragazzi fuori), the Aerolinee Itavia Flight 870 disaster (Il muro di Gomma), the gang rape phenomenon (Il branco) and the Giancarlo Siani murder (Fort Apache Napoli).

In 1989 Risi's Mery per sempre won the Special Grand Prize of the Jury at the Montréal World Film Festival. For his 1990 film Ragazzi fuori Risi won the David di Donatello Award for for Best Director and a Silver Osella for Best Cinematography at the 47th Venice International Film Festival.

In 1991 Risi started, together with Maurizio Tedesco, a film production company, "Sorpasso Film". In 1998 he won the Nastro d'Argento for Best Producer for Ferzan Özpetek's Hamam.

Biography

Fils de Dino Risi, Marco Risi renoue avec la tradition néoréaliste notamment dans Il branco.

Best films

Zorro (1975)
(Director)

Usually with

Jerry Calà
Jerry Calà
(4 films)
Dino Risi
Dino Risi
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Marco Risi (27 films)

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Actor

The First Beautiful Thing, 2h2
Directed by Paolo Virzì
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about families
Actors Valerio Mastandrea, Micaela Ramazzotti, Stefania Sandrelli, Claudia Pandolfi, Marco Messeri, Fabrizia Sacchi
Roles Dino Risi
Rating71% 3.556553.556553.556553.556553.55655
The film tells the story of the Michelucci family, from the 1970s to the present day: the central character is the stunningly beautiful Anna, the lively, frivolous and sometimes embarrassing mother of Bruno and Valeria. Everything begins in the Summer of 1971, at the annual Summer beauty pageant held at Livorno’s most popular bathing establishment. Anna is unexpectedly crowned “Most Beautiful Mother”, unwittingly stirring the violent jealousy of her husband, a Non-commissioned officer of Carabinieri. From then on, chaos strikes the family and for Anna, Bruno and his sister Valeria, it is the start of an adventure that will only end thirty years later. The whole movie is set when Bruno, a high school teacher who ended up living in Milan after managing to escape from Livorno and his mother, returns to his hometown to be at his mother’s side during her very last days, remembering all those key episodes of his family life through a long series of flashbacks.
I'm Photogenic, 1h57
Directed by Dino Risi
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about films, Films about television
Actors Renato Pozzetto, Edwige Fenech, Aldo Maccione, Julien Guiomar, Michel Galabru, Attilio Dottesio
Roles Antonio's Friend (uncredited)
Rating61% 3.069893.069893.069893.069893.06989
Un modeste figurant fasciné par le cinéma et la célébrité est exploité par un imprésario indélicat

Director

Cha cha cha, 1h35
Directed by Marco Risi
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Luca Argentero, Eva Herzigova, Claudio Amendola, Marco Leonardi, Nino Frassica
Rating58% 2.904282.904282.904282.904282.90428
À Rome, à la sortie d’une boite de nuit, un adolescent trouve la mort dans un accident de voiture. Tout laisse à penser qu’il s’agit d’une simple collision, mais Corso, ancien flic devenu détective privé, est persuadé du contraire. Michelle, la mère du jeune homme et ancienne maîtresse de Corso, est à présent avec un homme de pouvoir, l’influent avocat Argento. Au cours de l’investigation s’ajoute la découverte du cadavre d’un ingénieur, apparemment proche de l’avocat. Corruption, écoutes téléphoniques, espionnage, règlements de compte : l’enquête va s’avérer difficile pour Corso, qui tente de faire éclater la vérité sur la mort du fils de Michelle.
Fort Apache Napoli, 1h50
Directed by Marco Risi
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists, Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Valentina Lodovini, Libero De Rienzo, Ernesto Mahieux, Massimiliano Gallo, Michele Riondino, Fortunato Cerlino
Rating71% 3.5873353.5873353.5873353.5873353.587335
The film tells the story of Giancarlo Siani, a young Neapolitan journalist who works in the editorial room of Il Mattino in Torre Annunziata. He works the crime beat (cronaca nera). While writing about crimes and murders by the Camorra, Siani begins to investigate the Camorra's alliances with the politicians of Torre Annunziata, and to discover large areas of corruption and collusion between politicians and organized crime.
Maradona, the Hand of God
Directed by Marco Risi
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Sports films
Actors Marco Leonardi, Julieta Díaz, Norma Aleandro
Rating56% 2.8086152.8086152.8086152.8086152.808615
Biopic de la star du ballon rond Diego Maradona, depuis ses débuts au milieu des années 70 à l'Argentinos Juniors jusqu'à nos jours.
The Last New Year's Eve
Directed by Marco Risi
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Monica Bellucci, Marco Giallini, Claudio Santamaria, Angela Finocchiaro, Iva Zanicchi, Giorgio Tirabassi
Rating60% 3.045383.045383.045383.045383.04538
A quelques heures du réveillon du Nouvel An, dans la banlieue de Rome, une dizaine d'individus d'un condominium doivent faire à des événements tragi-comiques : - La fête d'une comtesse vieillissante est ruinée par l'équipe de football de la ville appartenant à son gigolo. - En s'habillant pour le dîner, la riche Guilia découvre la liaison de son mari avec sa meilleure amie et jure de se venger. - À côté, une famille prépare sa Dodge vintage pour une promenade dans les rues. - Une call-girl attache un avocat tandis que, à son insu, trois hommes attendent le bon moment pour s'introduire dans son bureau. - De l'autre côté du couloir, une femme prend des pilules dans une tentative de suicide solitaire. - Deux jeunes hommes se cachent dans une chambre pour fumer de la drogue; l'un d'eux a de la dynamite. À l'approche de minuit, chaque groupe se rapproche de la tragédie grotesque.
The Pack
The Pack (1994)

Directed by Marco Risi
Genres Drama
Themes Rape in fiction, Gangster films
Actors Ricky Memphis, Luca Zingaretti, Giorgio Tirabassi
Rating61% 3.072523.072523.072523.072523.07252
Deux auto-stoppeuses disparaissent. Aucune trace, aucun indice. Le monde ignore encore que les jeunes femmes vivent l'enfer au fond d'une banlieue sordide. L'enfer d'un viol collectif qui ne semble plus pouvoir s'arrêter. Personne ne vient les arracher à la meute déchaînée de plus en plus nombreuse. Personne. Même ce jeune homme un temps attendri par l'une d'elles. Meurtri, traumatisé par la mort de la seconde, il n'ose pas alerter la police. Il a peur. Il sait que la meute serait impitoyable.
Boys on the Outside, 1h50
Directed by Marco Risi
Genres Drama
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Francesco Benigno, Salvatore Termini, Tony Sperandeo, Tano Cimarosa
Rating68% 3.430383.430383.430383.430383.43038
Boys on the Outside is the sequel to the 1989 drama film Forever Mery, and features most of the same characters. The film is largely set in ZEN, a bleak, economically deprived quarter on the northern outskirts of Palermo, Sicily, at the end of the 1980s. Its protagonist is Natale Sperandeo (played by Palermo-born actor Francesco Benigno), a young man who has just been released from Malaspina, a juvenile detention centre. Unable to find legitimate work, he takes up with his former gang, consisting of unemployed youths like himself, and perpetrates an armed robbery.
Mary Forever, 1h42
Directed by Marco Risi
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Films about sexuality, Transport films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Michele Placido, Claudio Amendola, Francesco Benigno, Tony Sperandeo, Salvatore Termini
Rating73% 3.653653.653653.653653.653653.65365
Mery per sempre is set in Malaspina, a juvenile detention centre in Palermo, Sicily, during the 1980s. The protagonist, Marco Terzi (Michele Placido), is a teacher who has transferred to Palermo from Milan. He obtains a position as teacher inside the institution, and has great difficulty in establishing a rapport with the young, hostile students; in particular, Natale Sperandeo (Francesco Benigno), the leader of the group, who is inside for murder, and Pietro Giancone (Claudio Amendola). Terzi's situation is further complicated when Mario Libassi (Alessandro Di Sanzo), a transvestite prostitute, nicknamed Mery, falls in love with him. With the passing of time, however, Terzi slowly gains the respect and admiration of his students, even from the most hardened of the young men.