Gabriele Licchelli

Gabriele Licchelli



Gabriele Licchelli is an Italian director known for his films exploring the world of youth, music, and culture. He has directed several feature films, documentaries, and short films.

Licchelli was born in Rome, Italy, in 1968. He studied at the Libreria del Cinema in Rome from 1989 to 1993. During this time, he developed his skills in directing, editing, and cinematography. After graduating, Licchelli began working as a freelance director in various television programs. In 2000, he wrote and directed his first feature film, Ragazzi, which earned him international recognition.

Licchelli then went on to direct several other films, including the documentary La Troia, about the life of an Italian singer, and the short film Il ragazzo, about a young Italian boy and his relationship with his family. He also directed the feature film L'Elefante Bianco, about a group of Italian teenagers who have to make a difficult decision.

In 2004, Licchelli wrote and directed his first feature-length documentary, La vita è Bella, about the life of an Italian musician. The film was shown at the Venice Film Festival and won several awards.

In 2009, Licchelli directed his first feature-length drama, La vita degli altri, about a group of Italian teenagers and their struggles with identity and relationships. The film was nominated for several awards and won the Nastro d'Argento for Best Film.

Licchelli has continued to direct films exploring youth culture and music in Italy. In 2015, he directed the feature film La strada, about a group of young people who take a road trip across Italy.

Licchelli's films are known for their realism and honesty, exploring the complexities of youth culture in Italy. His films have been praised for their exploration of the difficulties of growing up in a country with such a rich history.

Licchelli continues to direct films that explore youth culture and music in Italy. He is an acclaimed filmmaker whose work has earned him numerous awards and international recognition.

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