Matteo Garrone: "Between Buster Keaton and the Magliana neighborhood"

An ambiguous relationship, of psychological subjection and sudden episodes of rebellion. A lunar place, on the edge of civilization. A community closed in on itself and with its implicit rules of inclusion and exclusion. Dogman is Garrone’s fourth film competing at Cannes, where he has already won two Grand Prix (for Gomorra and Reality).

Jasmine Trinca: a meeting with Time's up activists in Cannes

An interview with Jasmine Trinca, receiving the Golden Olive for Lifetime Achievement Prize at the European Film Festival in Lecce.

Gianni Amelio: I am looking for a director for "Daily Father"

 Cinecittà News meets the director at the Cortinametraggio Short Film Festival, where he was awarded a special Silver Ribbon for his short film Someone Else's Home.

Gabriele Muccino: "There is no place like home, a universal film"

A radiant Gabriele Muccino receives the Monte-Carlo Film Festival de la Comedie Award. In this occasion, the Rome-born director comments the success of his latest film too, the ensemble comedy There Is No Place Like Home, which grossed 4 million Euro in his first five days on release.

Laura Bispuri: "Torn between two mothers, looking for an identity"

Rome-based director Laura Bispuri takes part in the Berlin competition for the second time with Daughter of Mine starring Valeria Golino and Alba Rohrwacher.

Matilda De Angelis: I'd like to work with Cupellini and Virzì

Matilda De Angelis is the young Shooting Star representing Italy among the emerging talents of this year's Berlin Film Festival. After her astonishing debut performance in Matteo Rovere's Italian Race, she starred in Sebastiano Riso's A Family, and we'll see her again soon in Bernardo Carboni's  Youtopia and Marco Ponti's Una vita spericolata (lit. A fearless life).

Luca Guadagnino: "Elio is like Antoine Doinel"

It's the day of revenge for Luca Guadagnino. Often overlooked in Italy, considered too international and "bourgeois", he's now enjoying the success following his four Oscar nominations, including that for Best Film. We are at the Hotel de Russie in Rome where, along with his two actors Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer, the director his meeting the press upon the Italian release of Call Me by Your Name

Lorenzo Richelmy: Noir Juror and Fearless Actor

26-year-old actor Lorenzo Richelmy, known for the TV series Marco Polo, is enthusiastic about his experience in Donato Carrisi's debut film The Girl in the Fog, where he plays alongside Toni Servillo. As a jury member of the 27th Noir in Festival, he's back to dark and disquieting atmospheres.

Pino Donaggio: From Sanremo to Brian De Palma

At this year's Torino Film Festival, composer Pino Donaggio has received the Turin Grand Prix. He has just completed his work for the upcoming Brian De Palma's film, Domino. Among his future projects, a film on the life of Enzo Ferrari starring Robert De Niro, and one by Daniele Ciprì.