Leandro Listorti is an Argentine film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for directing the Argentine films “La Cordillera de los Sueños” and “Las Acacias”.
Listorti was born in Buenos Aires in 1982 and grew up in the city of Mar del Plata. He studied film at the Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires and graduated in 2007. He worked as an assistant director on several films before directing his first feature film, “La Cordillera de los Sueños”, in 2009. The film was critically acclaimed and won several awards, including the Mar del Plata International Film Festival's Best Film Award.
In 2011, Listorti directed “Las Acacias”, which was nominated for a number of awards, including the Goya Award for Best Spanish Language Foreign Film. The film follows a truck driver who embarks on a long-distance journey, transporting a young woman and her daughter from Paraguay to Buenos Aires.
In 2013, Listorti directed “La Cumbre Escarlata”, a thriller about a group of artists in Buenos Aires who are trying to find a way to reunite after being scattered by a series of mysterious events. The film was nominated for several awards, including the Goya Award for Best Spanish Language Foreign Film.
Listorti has also directed a number of short films, including “The Other Side of the Bed”, which was nominated for the Golden Leopard at the Locarno International Film Festival. He has also worked as a producer on several films, including the 2018 drama “The Catcher”.
Throughout his career, Listorti has been praised for his ability to explore complex themes and tell stories in a unique and powerful way. His work has garnered him numerous awards and nominations, and he is widely considered to be one of the most promising filmmakers of his generation.