Pietro Marcello


Born in Caserta on July 2, 1976, Pietro Marcello studied painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti and was one of the founders of the DAMM community center in the Montesanto district of Naples. In 2007, Pietro’s «Crossing the Line» was screened in the Orizzonti section of the 64th Venice Film Festival. In 2009, he directed his first feature, «The Mouth of the Wolf», winner of the 27th Turin Film Festival, the Caligari and Teddy Bear prizes at the Berlin Film Festival, and the David di Donatello and Nastro d’Argento awards for best documentary. In 2011, he directed «The Silence of Pelesjan», which was presented at the 68th Venice Film Festival. In 2015, he directed «Lost and Beautiful», which was screened in competition at the Locarno Festival, took home the Göteborg Film Festival’s Bergman Award and the Nastro d’Argento for best documentary. Pietro Marcello’s latest feature, «Martin Eden», screened in competition at the 76th Venice Film Festival.


2019 Martin Eden

2015 Lost and Beautiful (Bella E Perduta)

2014 L’umile Italia (Short)

2011 The Silence of Pelešjan (Il Silenzio Di Pelešjan)

2009 The Mouth of The Wolf (La Bocca Del Lupo) (Documentary)

2007  Crossing the Line (Il Passaggio Della Linea) (Documentary)

2005  La baracca (Short)

2004 Il cantiere (Short)

2003 Scampia (Short)

2003 Carta (Short)

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Martin Eden
RIFF Winter Fest
Year: 2019
When Martin falls in love with wealthy and well-educated Elena, he is caught between his dreams of...