Calcutta 8:40 AM
Adriano Valerio | France, India | 2022 | 14'
Calcutta 8:40 AM
Once more, Yann is about to leave Calcutta and return to Paris. He has just dropped off his son with his mother and he has all night to wander through the streets of the city where he will only be able to come back in a few months.
Lionel Dray, Agami Mandal, Samadarshi Dutta
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Adriano Valerio, Louise Thermes
A graduate in Law from the University of Milan, Adriano Valerio lives and works in Paris. He teaches Directing and Film Analysis at the International Film School of Paris, at the Académie Libanaise des Beaux Arts in Beirut and at the Istituto Marangoni. His short film 37°4S recevied a Special Mention at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013 and in 2014 he won the David di Donatello and the Nastro d’Argento Special Prize . In 2017, his short film Mon amour mon ami was presented at the Venice Film Festival in the Orizzonti section and at the Toronto International Film Festival, and won the Amnesty Award (Paris, 2018) and the Bridging the Borders award (Palm Springs, 2018). His first feature film, Banat, was presented at the Critics’ Week at Venice in 2015, nominated for the David di Donatello and the Golden Globes as the Best First Film and at the Nastri d’Argento for the Best Original Story and was selected by more than 70 international festivals, receiving several awards including the Corso Salani Prize of the Trieste Film Festival. He has also directed two episodes of the series Non Uccidere 2, produced by Freemantle and RAI Fiction.
2022 – Calcutta 8:40 AM, sf
2020 – The Nightwalk, sf
2020 – The Eagles of Carthage, sf
2017 – Mon amour mon ami, sf
2017 – Thou Shalt Not Kill, tv series
2015 – Banat, ff
2015 – Agosto, sf
2013 – 37°4 S, sf