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Alberto Fasulo

Alberto Fasulo

Italy

Scriptwriter, Film Director

biography

Alberto Fasulo was born in 1976, he started working in the movie industry as assistant director, between fiction and creative documentary, learning the job on film sets. In 2008 he directed and produced his first feature film, documentary "Rumore Bianco", selected by many international festivals and distributed in theaters in Italy. His debut singled him out as «a new promising author» according to Italian critics. In 2013 he directed "TIR" his first fiction feature film, and won the gold Marc'Aurelio for the best film in the International competition at Rome Film Festival.

Alberto Fasulo participates in 68th Locarno Film Festival with "Genitori" ("Parents"), a documentary film that faces the issue of disability from an unusual point of view, avoiding pietism, rhetoric, and irony. In 2018 "Menocchio" by Alberto Fasulo is selected in the Official Competition at 71st Locarno Film Festival and wins the Junior Jury Special Mention. In October 2018 "Menocchio" won the Grand Prix at the festival Annency Cinéma Italien.