Susanna Nicchiarelli

Susanna Nicchiarelli © Matteo Vieille

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Susanna Nicchiarelli was born in Rome in 1975. With a degree in Philosophy and a PHD at the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa, she graduated in Filmmaking at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in 2004. She began her career working with Nanni Moretti, and writing and directing shorts and documentaries. Her first feature film Cosmonauta (Cosmonaut, 2009) won the Controcampo Award at the Venice Film Festival and the Debut Feature Fiction Film Competition at IFFF Dortmund | Cologne, and her second feature La scoperta dell’alba (Discovery at Dawn, 2013) premiered at the Rome Film Festival.

Movies: COSMONAUTA (2009), DISCOVERY AT DAWN (2012), NICO, 1988 (2017).