Giada Colagrande Age, Birthday, Biography, Wiki, Movies & More

Italian film director and actress.

Colagrande was born in Pescara, Abruzzo, Italy. She studied in Italy, Switzerland and Australia, and in 1995 she moved to Rome where she began making video art and documentaries on contemporary art.

From 1997 to 2000, she joined the art project VOLUME, making a series of video portraits of seven contemporary artists: Jannis Kounellis, Alfredo Pirri, Bernhard Rüdiger, Nunzio, Raimund Kummer, Gianni Dessí, Maurizio Savini and Sol LeWitt.

She made three short films: “Carnaval” (1997), “Fetus – 4 brings death” (1999), and “n.3” (2000).

In 2001, she wrote, directed and starred in her first feature film, Aprimi il Cuore (Open My Heart), which opened at the Venice Film Festival 2002, and then was selected by many international film festivals, such as the Tribeca Film Festival 2003, in competition, and Paris Cinéma 2003, where it won the award Prix de l’avenir. Giada was also nominated for Best New Director at the Silver Ribbon 2003. Open my Heart was released in Italy by Lucky Red and in the USA by Strand Releasing.

In 2005 she directed her second feature Before it Had a Name, which she co-wrote and co-starred in with Willem Dafoe. The film opened at the Venice Film Festival 2005, was then showed in San Sebastian Film Festival and various other international festivals. It was distributed worldwide by Millennium with the title Black Widow.

In 2010 she wrote and directed her third feature, A Woman, starring Willem Dafoe and Jess Weixler. It also premiered at the Venice Film Festival 2010 and then screened at many other international film festivals.

In 2012, she made The Woman Dress, the third short film of the PRADA series The Miu Miu Women’s Tales, and completed the feature-length film Bob Wilson’s Life & Death of Marina Abramovic, a documentary on the opera directed by Robert Wilson, based on Marina Abramović’s biography, starring Willem Dafoe, Antony Hegarty and Abramović herself, which was screened at MoMA in New York and at the Louvre Museum in Paris. Both films premiered at the Venice Film Festival 2012.

In 2013 the film The Abramovic Method, which continues her collaboration with performance artist Marina Abramović, was presented at the Venice Film Festival and is now being shown in various museums around the world. (Wikipedia)

Giada Colagrande

Giada Colagrande Biography / Wiki

Name Giada Colagrande
Also Know
Gender Female
Known For Directing
Place of Birth Pescara, Italy
Date of Birth 1975-10-16
Age(as in 2022) 47
Deathday

Giada Colagrande Acting Movies

Movie Name Character Release Date Overview
Open My Heart Caterina 2002-09-07 Maria lives with her 18-year-old sister, Caterina in a small apartment, tutors her at home, lets her out only for dance classes. Yet Maria sees no rea…
Father Giulia Fontana 2016-10-25 Mourning the death of her father, Giulia is contacted by him from the other dimension….
Before It Had a Name Eleonora 2005-09-10 A young Italian woman inherits from her deceased lover an enigmatic modern house in the New York country side, and goes to see it for the first time. …
Castello Cavalcanti Bartender 2013-11-12 In 1955 in Italy, race car driver Jed Cavalcanti suffers a mishap during the Molte Miglia rally and finds himself in a small town with a few familial …
You Are My Destiny 1997-01-01
Pasolini Graziella Chiarcossi 2014-09-25 We are with Pasolini during the last hours of his life, as he talks with his beloved family and friends, writes, gives a brutally honest interview, sh…

Giada Colagrande Directing Movies

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
Open My Heart Director 2002-09-07 Maria lives with her 18-year-old sister, Caterina in a small apartment, tutors her at home, lets her out only for dance classes. Yet Maria sees no rea…
Before It Had a Name Director 2005-09-10 A young Italian woman inherits from her deceased lover an enigmatic modern house in the New York country side, and goes to see it for the first time. …
A Woman Director 2010-09-04 A young woman falls in love with a famous novelist and travels with him to his home in Southern Italy. There, her obsession with the memory of his dea…
The Woman Dress Director 2012-02-14 In this dark tale of an esoteric ritual, a woman enters a shadowy laboratory where three witches attend a bubbling cauldron, surrounded by hanging ske…
Father Director 2016-10-25 Mourning the death of her father, Giulia is contacted by him from the other dimension….
Bob Wilson’s Life & Death of Marina Abramovic Director 2012-09-12 This hourlong semi-documentary records the musical stage collaboration between director Robert Wilson and veteran performance artist Marina Abramovic….
Tropico Director Raymond is hired to spy on Mark, an American businessman, in a steamy coastal town in Northern Brazil. However, things get complicated when he falls s…

Writing

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
Open My Heart Writer 2002-09-07 Maria lives with her 18-year-old sister, Caterina in a small apartment, tutors her at home, lets her out only for dance classes. Yet Maria sees no rea…
The Woman Dress Writer 2012-02-14 In this dark tale of an esoteric ritual, a woman enters a shadowy laboratory where three witches attend a bubbling cauldron, surrounded by hanging ske…
A Woman Writer 2010-09-04 A young woman falls in love with a famous novelist and travels with him to his home in Southern Italy. There, her obsession with the memory of his dea…
Father Writer 2016-10-25 Mourning the death of her father, Giulia is contacted by him from the other dimension….
Bob Wilson’s Life & Death of Marina Abramovic Writer 2012-09-12 This hourlong semi-documentary records the musical stage collaboration between director Robert Wilson and veteran performance artist Marina Abramovic….
Before It Had a Name Screenplay 2005-09-10 A young Italian woman inherits from her deceased lover an enigmatic modern house in the New York country side, and goes to see it for the first time. …

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