The Rossellinis

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Roberto Rossellini, Italian Neorealisms 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 1950s. Alessandro Rossellini, the eldest grandson, brings his family together in a witty portrayal of their bittersweet lives, dominated by the Masters charismatic and forceful presence. At the age of 55 this is his debut film.

Credits:

Screenplay
Andrea Paolo Massara, Alessandro Rossellini, Dāvis Sīmanis

Cinematography
Valdis Celmiņš

Editing
Ilaria de Laurentiis

Music
Margherita Vicario, Elisabetta Spada, Ruggero Catania, Luigi De Gaspari, Stefano Brunetti

Sound
Stefano Varini

Costume Design
Dolce & Gabbana

Co-director
Lorenzo D’Amico de Carvalho

Producer
Maria Teresa Tringali (B&B Film)

Cast
Isabella Rossellini, Renzo Rossellini, Ingrid Rossellini, Robin Rossellini, Nur Rossellini, Alessandro Rossellini

Production
Raffaele Brunetti (B&B Film)

Co-production
Uldis Cekulis (VFS Films) with Rai Cinema, in association with Istituto Luce Cinecittà

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.