Roberto Rossellini, Italian Neorealism’s legendary film director, a genius of cinema, was the head of a large extended family now dispersed across the globe. His affairs have flooded the front pages of newspapers scandalizing the rigid morality of the 1950’s. Alessandro Rossellini, the eldest grandson, brings his family together in a witty portrayal of their bittersweet lives, dominated by the Master’s charismatic and forceful presence. At the age of 55 this is his debut film.
Andrea Paolo Massara, Alessandro Rossellini, Dāvis Sīmanis
Ilaria de Laurentiis
Margherita Vicario, Elisabetta Spada, Ruggero Catania, Luigi De Gaspari, Stefano Brunetti
Dolce & Gabbana
Lorenzo D’Amico de Carvalho
Maria Teresa Tringali (B&B Film)
Isabella Rossellini, Renzo Rossellini, Ingrid Rossellini, Robin Rossellini, Nur Rossellini, Alessandro Rossellini
Raffaele Brunetti (B&B Film)
Alessandro Rossellini (1963) collaborated as a set photographer and production assistant in films by Federico Fellini, Martin Scorsese and David Lynch. He was also assistant to photographers Bruce Weber, Michel Compte and Marco Glaviano. He also worked as a freelance photographer for Vogue, Amica and Repubblica and directed documentaries about important figures of Italian cinema. In 2015 he directed the short documentary film Viva Ingrid! selected at the Venice International Film Festival. He recently collaborated with various institutions that provide assistance to drug addicts.