Manu Gerosa is an Italian film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his work on the critically acclaimed films The Return (2005), The End of the World (2012) and The Dreamers (2017).
Gerosa was born in Rome, Italy, in 1970. He developed an interest in filmmaking early in life, and studied cinema and television at the University of Rome. After graduating, he began working as an assistant director in various productions, before making his feature film debut in 1997 with the drama Zio Vittorio. The film was well-received, and was nominated for several awards, including a Golden Globe.
Following Zio Vittorio, Gerosa directed a number of other successful films, including the comedy The Return (2005), the science fiction The End of the World (2012), and the romantic drama The Dreamers (2017). He also produced and wrote the screenplay for the historical drama The Age of Reason (2011).
Gerosa’s films have received numerous awards and accolades, including the Nastro d'Argento and the David di Donatello awards. In addition, he has won multiple prizes at the Venice Film Festival, including the Silver Lion for Best Director for The Return in 2005.
Gerosa has also worked on a variety of television projects, including the series Un Posto al Sole and Il Commissario Rex. He has also directed music videos for various Italian artists, including Eros Ramazzotti, Laura Pausini, and Zucchero.
Gerosa’s work has been praised for its daring and innovative approach to storytelling, as well as for its strong visual style. He has become one of the most respected and acclaimed filmmakers in Italy, and his work continues to be shown and celebrated around the world.