Director ITALY

Mario MARTONE

Mario MARTONE
Biography

Director (Italy)
The theatre and film director Mario Martone, was born in Naples in 1959. From 1977 he worked in the avant-garde theatre, typical of the period and founded the theatre company False Movement. The work he directed with this company which have become references in the world of theatre, cinema and visual arts, for example; Tango Glacial, Le Désir pris par la queue inspired by Picasso, Retour à Alphaville by Godard. Ten years later he created the United Theatres, a company open to artists of diverse disciplines. He doesn't confine himself to producing plays with this company, but also to direct his films. His first feature film Death of a Neapolitan Mathematician receivedthe Jury Prize at Venise in 92. L'Amore molesto (95) and Theatro di guerra (98) were presented in Cannes. He has also directed several short films, documentaries and filmed plays, including the famous manifesto of the United Theatres; Rasoi. He has been the director of the Theatre of Rome since January 99, where he has just produced ¿dipe Roi de Sophocle and initiated a radical change of programming by extending the perfomance spaces, putting on more shows and opening a new theatre.

Films presented at Cannes

TEATRO DI GUERRA 1998 Un Certain Regard Script / Dialogue, Director
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2000
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Directors

Agustina SAN MARTIN

Agustina SAN MARTIN

Director, Other, Script Writer
Arne SUCKSDORFF

Arne SUCKSDORFF

Alfred HITCHCOCK

Alfred HITCHCOCK

Director
Asif KAPADIA

Asif KAPADIA

Adilkhan YERZHANOV

Adilkhan YERZHANOV

Director
Eldar SHENGELAIA

Eldar SHENGELAIA

Director
Maren ADE

Maren ADE

Mathieu AMALRIC

Mathieu AMALRIC

Director, Actor
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