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Mattia Sbragia is a Actor Italien born on 17 april 1952 at Rome (Italie)

Mattia Sbragia

Mattia Sbragia
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Nationality Italie
Birth 17 april 1952 (72 years) at Rome (Italie)

Mattia Sbragia (born April 17, 1952) is an Italian character actor.

The son of the actor and stage director Giancarlo, Sbragia has been performing in films, on television, and in the theater for almost thirty years. He made his motion picture debut in 1974, in Franco Rossetti's Nipoti Miei Diletti (1974). He has since become a clear favorite of several of Italy's top directors, appearing in Tonino Cervi's Ritratto di borghesia in nero (1977), Mauro Bolognini's La Dame Aux Camelias (1981), with Isabelle Huppert, and Pupi Avati's Storia di ragazzi e di ragazze (1989), to name only a few. He has also acted often in international productions such as John Frankenheimer's The Year of the Gun (1991), Norman Jewison's Only You (1994), and James Ivory's The Golden Bowl (1999).

Sbragia's most recent film appearances have been in Tom Tykwer's Heaven (2001) and Brian Helgeland's The Order (2003). He has also appeared frequently on television, in productions such as Damiano Damiani's landmark MOW Lenin: The Train (1990), with Ben Kingsley, and Josee Dayan's 1998 version of The Count of Monte Cristo, with Gérard Depardieu. On stage, he has had major roles in productions of The Tempest, Orestes, Faust, and The Iliad. He is also a noted theater director who has staged successful Roman productions of Madame Bovary, Padrone Del Mondo, La Poltrona, and Ore Rubate.

He also played the High Priest Caiaphas in Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ.

Best films

Usually with

Nino Baragli
Nino Baragli
(5 films)
Tonino Cervi
Tonino Cervi
(2 films)
Edoardo Leo
Edoardo Leo
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Mattia Sbragia (41 films)

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Silvio et les autres, 1h44
Directed by Paolo Sorrentino
Origin Italie
Genres Drama
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Erotic thriller films
Actors Toni Servillo, Elena Sofia Ricci, Riccardo Scamarcio, Kasia Smutniak, Ricky Memphis, Fabrizio Bentivoglio
Roles Fedele Confalonieri
Rating67% 3.352543.352543.352543.352543.35254
Il a habité nos imaginaires par la puissance de son empire médiatique, son ascension fulgurante et sa capacité à survivre aux revers politiques et aux déboires judiciaires. Il a incarné pendant vingt ans le laboratoire de l’Europe et le triomphe absolu du modèle libéral après la chute du communisme. Entre déclin et intimité impossible, Silvio Berlusconi incarne une époque qui se cherche, désespérée d’être vide.
The Legendary Giulia and Other Miracles
Directed by Edoardo Leo
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Luca Argentero, Edoardo Leo, Claudio Amendola, Anna Foglietta, Carlo Buccirosso, Ernesto Mahieux
Roles Padre di Diego
Rating68% 3.4139153.4139153.4139153.4139153.413915
Trois Italiens mécontents de leur vie décident d'ouvrir un petit hôtel à la campagne à partir d'une vieille villa. C'est alors qu'ils reçoivent la visite d'un mafieux au volant de son Alfa Romeo Giulia.
Leopardi (2014)
, 2h17
Directed by Mario Martone
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Actors Anna Mouglalis, Isabella Ragonese, Elio Germano, Michele Riondino, Massimo Popolizio, Salvatore Cantalupo
Roles Barone De Corbis
Rating67% 3.3575153.3575153.3575153.3575153.357515
The film tells the short life of the great Italian poet Giacomo Leopardi. A noble, his birth's in Recanati, and soon Giacomo learns to study Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Aramaic and English in the rich library of his palace that his father built. Giacomo, however, possessing an inquisitive, restless spirit, would like to know to travel abroad to widen his views and enrich his knowledge, as was usual for European landed gentry in the 19th century. Still this desire of his lies at odds with his parents (his father, while possessing a sensibility akin to his, is too bound by the social conventions and the expectations tied to his role as 'Pater Familias'; his mother, on the other hand, is too busy shoring up the household declining fortunes to even care about intellectual aspirations). So the poet begins to write his first works, reflecting about human condition, coming to the conclusion that unhappiness is a costant factor of human existence, and that in life there is no way to remedy this problem. In 1820s, Leopardi can finally leave the native Recanati, and travels to Rome and Florence where, however, his high expectations of intellectual rewards and public recognition are frustrated. Suffering from repeated instances of unrequited love: chiefly that he felt towards the Countess Fanny Targioni Tozzetti, contribute to Leopardi's negative view of life and human experience. Finally he moves to Naples, where a physical decadence led him to death.
Out of the Blue, 1h49
Directed by Edoardo Leo
Genres Comedy
Actors Raoul Bova, Marco Giallini, Paola Tiziana Cruciani, Edoardo Leo, Nicole Grimaudo, Giorgio Colangeli
Roles Roberto Manfredini
Rating59% 2.996372.996372.996372.996372.99637
Andrea is a Roman manager, who lives in an apartment with his friend Paolo, who works playing the clown at birthday parties. One day Andrea receives a girl of 17 in his home, who claims to be his daughter. The life of Andrea is upset, but he will be forced to become a father, and to take responsibility with his new family.
Diaz – Don't Clean Up This Blood, 2h7
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Historical
Actors Claudio Santamaria, Jennifer Ulrich, Elio Germano, Ralph Amoussou, Davide Iacopini, Renato Scarpa
Roles Armando Carnera
Rating72% 3.642743.642743.642743.642743.64274
The film focuses on the storming of the Diaz school in Genoa by the police after the 2001 G8 summit. In that building were protesters against the international summit on the night between 21 and 22 July 2001.
La Chartreuse de Parme, 3h30
Directed by Cinzia TH Torrini
Origin France
Genres Drama
Actors Enrico Beruschi, François Berléand, Marie-Josée Croze, Alessandra Mastronardi, Mattia Sbragia, Rodrigo Guirao Díaz
Roles le marquis Del Dongo
Rating63% 3.1809853.1809853.1809853.1809853.180985
La Duchesse Gina de Sanseverina est prise d’une passion dévorante non partagée pour son jeune neveu Fabrice. Parti à Waterloo pour combattre aux côtés de Napoléon, il est désormais considéré comme un traître. Pour épargner Fabrice et arriver à ses fins, Gina devient la maîtresse du Premier Ministre Mosca, éperdu d’amour pour elle. Fabrice souhaite quant à lui oublier l’amour interdit de sa tante en enchaînant aventures sur aventures jusqu’à la rencontre... L’action a pour cadre les enjeux du pouvoir dans les états italiens dominés par l’Autriche.
Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy, 1h27
Directed by Robert Dornhelm
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime, Politic
Actors Hayden Panettiere, Marcia Gay Harden, Vincent Riotta, Mattia Sbragia, Francesco De Vito
Rating56% 2.8097452.8097452.8097452.8097452.809745
The film depicts events that occurred after Amanda Knox moved to Perugia, Italy, in September 2007, as a foreign exchange student attending language classes at the University for Foreigners.
Wild Blood
Wild Blood (2008)
, 2h28
Directed by Marco Tullio Giordana
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Luca Zingaretti, Monica Bellucci, Alessio Boni, Maurizio Donadoni, Luigi Diberti, Mattia Sbragia
Roles Corazza
Rating61% 3.092693.092693.092693.092693.09269
This film tells the story of two renowned actors of Fascist cinema, Luisa Ferida and Osvaldo Valenti, who were supporters of the Italian Social Republic. Accused of collaboration and torture, they were shot by the Partisans after the country was liberated.
Ocean's Twelve, 2h5
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Andy García, Don Cheadle
Roles Commissario Giordano
Rating65% 3.250533.250533.250533.250533.25053
Terry Benedict (Andy García) locates all eleven members of Danny Ocean's (George Clooney) gang, demanding they return the $160 million they stole from his casinos plus $38 million interest. Short by half, the group schemes to stage another heist in Europe to avoid problems with United States authorities. They are tipped off by an informant named Matsui (Robbie Coltrane) about the location of the first stock certificate ever. After a complex series of schemes they find the document has already been stolen by "The Night Fox", another master thief. Europol Detective Isabel Lahiri (Catherine Zeta-Jones) is called in to investigate the theft and realizes that her talking earlier about a particular burglary with Rusty (Brad Pitt) during their relationship, would have given Rusty the idea of how to solve the complication the gang would have come up against. Surprising the group at their accommodation, she warns them they cannot beat the Night Fox or his mentor, the mysterious master-thief "LeMarc", both of whom excel in practicing the "long-con". She has been hunting both for years.
The Passion of the Christ, 2h7
Directed by Mel Gibson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Films based on the Bible, Films about Jews and Judaism, Portrayals of Jesus in film, Films about virginity
Actors Jim Caviezel, Maia Morgenstern, Monica Bellucci, Hristo Chopov, Rosalinda Celentano, Mattia Sbragia
Roles Caifás
Rating72% 3.602583.602583.602583.602583.60258
The film opens in Gethsemane as Jesus prays and is tempted by Satan, while his disciples Peter, James and John (James' brother) sleep. Satan appears in Jesus' form, and tempts him by saying, "It's not right for one man to die for their sins." After Jesus' sweat becomes like blood and drips to the ground, a snake comes out from Satan. Jesus hears his disciples calling him, then he steps on the snake's head, and the Devil disappears. After receiving thirty pieces of silver, Judas, another of Jesus' disciples, approaches with the temple guards and betrays Jesus with a kiss on the cheek. As the guards move in to arrest Jesus, Peter cuts off the ear of Malchus, a servant of the high priest Caiaphas, but Jesus heals the ear. As the disciples flee, the temple guards arrest Jesus and beat him during the journey to the Sanhedrin. John tells Mary and Mary Magdalene of the arrest while Peter follows Jesus at a distance. Caiaphas holds trial over the objection of some of the other priests, who are expelled from the court. When questioned by Caiaphas whether he is the Son of God, Jesus replies "I am". Caiaphas is horrified and tears his robes, and Jesus is condemned to death for blasphemy. Peter, who is secretly watching, is confronted three times and denies three times, but then runs away sobbing after remembering that Jesus had foretold that. Meanwhile, the remorseful Judas attempts to return the money to have Jesus freed, but is refused by the priests. Tormented by Demons, he flees the city and hangs himself upon a tree with a rope he finds on a dead donkey.
The Order
The Order (2003)
, 1h42
Directed by Brian Helgeland
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantasy, Horror, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about religion
Actors Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Benno Fürmann, Mark Addy, Peter Weller, Mattia Sbragia
Roles Apathetic Bishop
Rating51% 2.5562352.5562352.5562352.5562352.556235
The film's premise is that there is another way to heaven than adherence to the practices of the Roman Catholic Church. A secular Sin Eater can remove all taint of sin, no matter how foul, from the soul just before death. The purified soul can then ascend into heaven. The Roman Catholic Church, according to the film, considers this heresy.
Heaven (2002)
, 1h36
Directed by Tom Tykwer
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about terrorism
Actors Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi, Remo Girone, Stefania Rocca, Mattia Sbragia, Alberto Di Stasio
Roles Major Pini
Rating68% 3.447513.447513.447513.447513.44751
The film is set in Turin, Italy. It opens with a prologue sequence showing the young Italian Carabinieri clerk Filippo (Ribisi) learning to fly a helicopter using a flight simulator. When he accidentally crashes the virtual helicopter by ascending too dramatically, his instructor tells him, "In a real helicopter, you can't just keep going up and up," prompting Filippo to ask, "How high can i fly?"
Making Love, 1h47
Directed by Ricky Tognazzi
Origin Italie
Genres Drama
Actors Hans Matheson, Mélanie Thierry, Lee Williams, Gabriel Byrne, Ricky Tognazzi, Peter Vaughan
Roles Maestro Weigel
Rating70% 3.537783.537783.537783.537783.53778
Prague, fin des années 60. L'histoire d'amour d'un homme avec une femme, d'un homme avec le violon.
The Golden Bowl, 2h6
Directed by James Ivory
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality
Actors Kate Beckinsale, James Fox, Anjelica Huston, Nick Nolte, Jeremy Northam, Nickolas Grace
Roles The Duke
Rating59% 2.950942.950942.950942.950942.95094
Dignified but impoverished aristocrat Prince Amerigo, whose illustrious Italian family occupies the decaying Palazzo Ugolini in Florence, is engaged to American socialite Maggie Verver. She shares an extremely close relationship with her millionaire father Adam, a retired widowed tycoon living in England who intends to finance the construction of a museum to house his invaluable collection of art and antiquities in an American city.