Giovanna Mezzogiorno Biography

Giovanna Mezzogiorno is an Italian theatre and film actress. She was born in November 9, 1974 in Rome, to actors Vittorio Mezzogiorno and Cecilia Sacchi. She grew up watching her parents on set, at first, she wanted to become a ballerina, and she studied dancing for 13 years. She moved to Paris at 19, after her father’s death, where she attended the stages by Arianne Mnouchkine and worked for two years at the Peter Brook Workshop.

In 1998 she starred in the film Del perduto, in the role of a young girl with muscular dystrophy, directed by Elisabetta Lodoli with Stefano Accorsi. In 1999, she played the role of Silvia, daughter of Enzo Tortora by whose mistaken conviction the film was inspired. she also worked in Asini, directed by Antonello Grimaldi, with celebrated Italian comedian Claudio Bisio.

In 2000, she travelled to Prague and Paris for work in the TV movie Les Miserables, in Denmark in Nobel, In Italy, with Puglielli in Tutta la conoscenza del mondo and then, L’Ultimo bacio she become really famous in Italy With the success of this last movie. In 2001, she worked in the film Malefemmene with Angela Molina. She also worked on Stai con me, with Adriano Giannini.

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In 2002, she worked on the set of Ilaria Alpi – Il più crudele dei giorni, in the role of the protagonist, she also starred in France in the Holocaust-period TV drama “Entrusted”,. In Italy she starred in the film “La finestra di fronte”, this film, critically acclaimed and a box office success, earned her a lot of awards. Lately, she starred in the film L’Amore ritorna. Then, in 2004, she worked in the TV movie Virginia. She then returned to the theatre, working with the director Piero Maccarinelli in 4.48 Psicosi, written by Sarah Kane.

Then in 2006, she acted in AD Project, a sci-fi thriller by Eros Puglielli and acted in “Lezioni di Volo”.In 2007, she became Leila, a sexy thief in an Italian black comedy. She travelled to Colombia to become Fermina Daza, the principal female character from Love in the Time of Cholera. After two films shot in 2008, in 2009 she achieved great international success with Vincere by Marco Bellocchio.

She was a member of the jury at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival in May 2010. In January 2011, she was rewarded with the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress 2010 for her role in Vincere. In 2017 she appeared in a role of Adrianna in a film called Napoli velata.

Giovanna Mezzogiorno Net worth

She net worth is estimated to be $10 Million.

Giovanna Mezzogiorno Husband

She married her long term boyfriend Alessio Federico Fugolo, a cinematographer in 2009, they have two sons.

Giovanna Mezzogiorno Children

She has two sons, Leone and Zeno, born 26 August 2011.

Giovanna Mezzogiorno Children

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Giovanna Mezzogiorno Movies

Love in the Time of CholeraTo winFacing WindowsThe Last KissDon’t TellPalermo ShootingThe DinnerBasilicata Coast to CoastNaples in VeilsThe Bride’s JourneyThe Front LineReWinedFlight lessonsOf Lost LoveA Respectable ManNight BusLast Chance SaloonLove ReturnsThe Cruelest DayVirginia, the nun of MonzaDonkeysHolding HandsStay with MeHow to Grow Up Despite your ParentsEntrustedWoman Behind BarsCycles

Giovanna Mezzogiorno News

Giovanna Mezzogiorno / “I have a housewife life, my daring childhood has formed me!

Updated:NOVEMBER 23, 2017

“Giovanna Mezzogiorno at the cinema with the new film by Ferzan Ozpetek entitled “Napoli veiled”, tells the story of “Io Donna” and unveils her winters and her love for Zeno and Leone.

Ferzan Ozpetek has chosen Giovanna Mezzogiorno againto interpret the new film entitled “Napoli veiled”. A film that the same actress, considers extreme and very audacious. With the director he had worked during “The window in front”, when he was 29 years old. Now she has 43 and the most important awareness has led her to interpret her role in an optimal way.

But what is the new awaited work of the Turkish director? “It is the story of a physical passion: of a single woman (a coroner) on the threshold of the mental disorder: double, elusive, fragile”, confirms the Mezzogiorno interviewed in the pages of the weekly “Io Donna”. Ozpetek says he has written and sewed the role right on her and so, the actress laughs loudly: “The crazy!”, He says. Then he specifies to know perfectly the detachment with reality and not to be afraid of it: “A little, however, I know the risk of losing touch with reality, even though now it does not run anymore: being a mother roots me. complex, you do not control “. Zeno and Leone, the children born from the marriage with the machinist Alessio Fugolo, must have somehow reduced it a lot.

The passion for winter: “But I’m not meteoropathic” It is a Giovanna Mezzogiorno Enthusiastic about the new film by Ferzan Ozpetek told “Io Donna”. Mature and aware, even of his body when he had to shoot some very hot scenes, he reveals that his relationship with the body goes: “Still good, I have some cards to play …”. Then he trusts that he has never practiced sports, although he has recently discovered the pleasure of walking even an hour a day.

The actress is still surprising, and she has always done so, even though she loves winter and she trusts that she is not at all meteoropathic and lives a very simple life, like all the women of her age, realized at work and in love: “I a housewife life, I take the children to school, I take care of the shopping, I cook, it gets dark early and I go to bed very early, sometimes I collapse at 9:30 am. I miss this routine. “She also thanks her husband, who is definitely collaborative when she is away to shoot a film:” There is no great distinction between dad and mom: cooking, washing, ironing, preparing the children, accompanying them in class and at parties. A fantastic father: mine did not raise a finger with me as a child, there was not even a pasta cooked “.


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