Susanna Nicchiarelli

Susanna Nicchiarelli

Director

Susanna Nicchiarelli (b. 1975) is an Italian director and screenwriter. She graduated in Philosophy at the Sapienza University in Rome and gained a PhD in Philosophy at the Scuola Normale in Pisa and a Directing degree at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in 2004. After having written and directed many short films and documentaries, her first film Cosmonaut was acclaimed at the 2009 Venice Film Festival and gained her a nomination as Best New Director for the David di Donatello Awards and the Nastri d’Argento Awards, while her second film, Discovery at Dawn, based on the book by Walter Veltroni was presented at the 2012 Rome Film Festival. Her third film, Nico, 1988, a biopic on German singer Nico, was presented at the 2017 Venice Film Festival and was critically acclaimed, gaining four David di Donatello Awards, including the Award for Best Original Screenplay.

Filmography

2020 Miss Marx
2020 Luna Nera (TV Series)
2017 Nico, 1988
2014 Per tutta la vita (Documentary)
2012 Esca viva (Short)
2012 La scoperta dell'alba
2009 Cosmonaut
2009 Sputnik 5 (Short)
2007 The Last Sentry (Documentary)
2005 Uomini e zanzare (Short)
2005 Giovanna Z., una storia d'amore (Short)
2003 Il linguaggio dell'amore (Short)
2003 Il terzo occhio (Documentary)
2001 Che vergogna! (Short)
2001 I diari della Sacher (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
2000 L'artista (Short)

Susanna Nicchiarelli's films at RIFF
Miss Marx
Open Seas
Year: 2020
Bright, intelligent, passionate and free, Eleanor is Karl Marx’s youngest daughter. Among the first women to link...

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