Turin, 1959, worked in the U.S. as assistant director on films by Jim Jarmusch, Michael Cimino, and Amos Poe.
In 1991 he directed Il Caso Martello, followed by Babylon (1994), Fipresci Prize at Turin; Il partigiano Johnny (Children and Cinema Award at Venice, 2000); and Lavorare con lentezza (2004), co-written with Wu Ming. In 2007 his documentary Le pere di Adamo screened at the International Rome Film Festival.
In 2008 he directed six chapters of Quo Vadis, Baby?, inspired by Gabriele Salvatores’ film with the same name.
(Source: Rome film festival)