Gianni Amelio
Date of Birth
Jan 20, 1945
Birth Place:
San Pietro Magisano, Catanzaro, Italy


Gianni Amelio began making movies as a childhood game. Today, he is an Academy Award nominee and the only director to win three Felix Awards for Best European Film. His unique directorial style is both passionate and austere, achieving vast emotion from the simplest of images and making him one of Europe's most gifted modern filmmakers. Amelio was born in the small Italian village of San Pietro...