24 wins & 24 nominations.
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Directed "Zumbì", Teatro dell'Elfo, Milan (1972-1973).
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Right now, Italian society is expressing a sort of familiarity with reality and that is also reflected in films. I share Brecht's opinion that that artists should always be one step ahead of the public. Unfortunately, in Italy we try to fulfill the public's needs.
Member of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 67th Venice International Film Festival in 2010.
The constant theme of his movies is the escape from the problems of the modern world. His characters often smoke joints or smuggle drugs. Most of his movies include a soccer match. Almost always casts Diego Abatantuono; frequently casts Claudio Bisio, Ugo Conti, Gigio Alberti.