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Pasquale Pozzessere

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Name  Pasquale Pozzessere

Role  Film director

Born  1957 (age 57–58)Lizzano
Occupation  film director, screenwriter
Movies  An Eyewitness Account, Toward the South, Father and Son, La provinciale
Nominations  David di Donatello for Best New Director, David di Donatello for Best Director
Similar People  Stefano Dionisi, Antonella Ponziani, Arnaldo Ninchi, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Claudio Amendola

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


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Life and career

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. After directing a number of short films, 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 and won the Grolla d'oro in the same category. The film also won the Grand Prix at the Annecy Film Festival.


  • Verso Sud (1992)
  • Father and Son (1994)
  • An Eyewitness Account (1997)
  • La vita che verrà (TV, 1999)
  • La porta delle sette stelle (2005)
  • La provinciale (TV, 2006)
  • Cocapop (2010)
  • Mine (2016)
  • References

    Pasquale Pozzessere Wikipedia