PLOT : Sergio Marchionne is most known for his incredible feat of saving the iconic Italian Fiat car company from the brink of bankruptcy and revolutionizing the market. Emigrating to Canada as a young boy with his family, Marchionne worked his way through countless positions until he found himself as CEO of multiple companies. His automotive and business achievements sent ripples throughout the industry and the media. His blunt, straightforward approach demanded excellence from everyone in all areas, while his low-profile attire and attitude towards journalists kept his private affairs private. There were few who were close enough to the automotive businessman before his death, but the question still remains: who was Sergio Marchionne? The documentary perfectly portrays his entrepreneurial journey, encompasses his life and his larger-than-life character, as well as his Italian-Canadian identity, unveiling the man behind the legend.
Francesco Miccichè. is an Italian director, screenwriter, editor, and producer. He began his career in the early 1990s as an assistant camera operator. From there he went on to direct his first short film Baci Proibiti(1996). The film was presented at the 53rdVenice Film Festival and won the Vittorio Mezzogiorno Award. His father Niccolò “Lino” Miccichè was a renowned film criticand historian, and Festival Director;in 2013 Miccichè wrote and directed a film about his father’s life titledLino Miccichè, my father -A vision of the world (2013). The film won aspecial mention at the 2014 Silver Ribbon. In 2016 his film Loro chi? (2015), created in collaboration with Fabio Bonifacci, was nominated for Best New Director at the David di Donatello awards.
Length 1h 44min
Antonio Baravale, Marco Bentivogli, Mario Calabresi, Shatara Cleveland, John Elkann, Oscar Farinetti, Marco Ferrante, Massimo Gramellini, Luigi Gubitosi, Maurizio Landini, Lorenzo Ramaciotti, Lupo Rattazzi, Steven Rattner, Matteo Renzi, Marco Revelli, Gianni Riotta, Joe White, Maria Cristina Zilocchi,
Production Red Film, Luce Cinecittà, with the support of Film Commission Torino Piemonte