PLOT : "Un marziano di nome Ennio" is a biographical film that follows the extraordinary life of Ennio Flaiano, a renowned screenwriter and writer. The story revolves around his close relationships with acclaimed directors Federico Fellini and Alessandro Blasetti, showcasing the collaborative process that shaped his career.
The film also explores Flaiano's theatrical success with the play "Un marziano a Roma," featuring the talented Vittorio Gassman. Through captivating performances, it highlights his multifaceted talents as a writer and his significant contributions to the world of theater.
Interwoven with his professional endeavors are glimpses into Flaiano's personal life, providing a deeper understanding of the man behind the words. Through testimonials from influential figures of his era, audiences gain insight into Flaiano's character, passions, and struggles.
The film builds towards Flaiano's famous aphorisms, encapsulating his wit and unique perspective. These phrases come to represent the essence of his legacy, emphasizing his enduring impact on the arts and culture.
Davide Cavuti. Davide Cavuti, is a cinema and theater composer for directors such as Michele Placido, Lino Guanciale, Giorgio Pasotti, Ugo Pagliai, Edoardo Leo, Marco Bocci, Giorgio Albertazzi, Arnoldo Foà and Pasquale Squitieri. He has worked with Ennio Morricone, Luis Enriquez Bacalov, and Nicola Piovani, and he received the Carlo Savina Award for film music in 2017. In 2019, he received the Award of Excellence for his direction of the film Lectura Ovidii, which had its international debut in Toronto. He created and directed the biopic A Martian Named Ennio, based on the biography of Ennio Flaiano, which premiered at the 78th Venice International Film Festival in 2021, winning the World Italian Cinema Day Award and the Flaiano Award. He was also a finalist for the Silver Ribbons in 2022.
Length 1h 30min
Production MuTeArt Film