Mariana Scarone is a renowned film director from Uruguay. She was born in Montevideo in 1982 and grew up with her parents and two sisters. She graduated from the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes in Montevideo in 2003 with a Bachelor's degree in Film and Television.
In 2009, her first feature film, "Nueva Vida", premiered in Montevideo and was later screened at international film festivals in Cuba, France, and the United States. The success of her debut film caught the attention of critics and audiences alike. In 2010, she was awarded the Best Film award at the San Diego Film Festival for her second feature film, "Un Viaje".
In 2011, Mariana Scarone wrote and directed the short film, "Las Horas", which won the Best Short Film award at the Uruguayan Film Festival. The film was also screened at the Cannes Film Festival, where it received critical acclaim and was nominated for the Palme d'Or for short films.
Mariana Scarone has since become one of Latin America's most acclaimed directors. Her third feature film, "La Gente de la Luna", won the Best Director award at the International Film Festival of Havana in 2017. In 2019, she released her fourth feature film, "La Prohibición", which won the Best Film award at the Havana Film Festival.
Mariana Scarone's films have been praised for their humanistic approach and their focus on the everyday lives of people from Uruguay. She has become a highly respected and sought after director in Latin America and has been invited to speak on film directing at various international film festivals.
Mariana Scarone is an inspiration to many aspiring film directors in Uruguay and around the world. Her films have left an indelible mark on Latin American cinema and will continue to inspire generations to come.