Pasquale Pozzessere

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Pasquale Pozzessere
Born1957 (age 61–62)
Occupationfilm director, screenwriter

Pasquale Pozzessere (born in 1957) is an Italian film director and screenwriter.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Lizzano, Taranto in the mid-1980s Pozzessere abandoned his medicine university studies to enter the cinema industry working as a script supervisor for Pupi Avati and as assistant director of Francesco Maselli.[1] After directing a number of short films,[1] he made his feature film debut in 1992, with Verso Sud, for which he was nominated to a David di Donatello for Best New Director[2] and won the Grolla d'oro in the same category.[3] The film also won the Grand Prix at the Annecy Film Festival.[4]



  1. ^ a b Roberto Poppi. I registi: dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2002. ISBN 8884401712.
  2. ^ Maria Pia Fusco (6 June 1993). "' IL GRANDE COCOMERO' E' IL FILM DELL' ANNO". La Repubblica. Retrieved 16 January 2012.
  3. ^ Maria Pia Fusco (1 November 1992). "GROLLE D' ORO PER DIVI E NON". La Repubblica. Retrieved 16 January 2012.
  4. ^ Sipario , Edizioni 530-534. 1993.

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