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Francesco Frigeri
Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia
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16 April 2020
attended the D.A.M.S. (Art Music and Performances Department) under the direction of Umberto Eco. He moved his first steps in the set design field as Mario Chiari assistant. After his first experiences with Chiari and other set designers, he worked as a scenographer for several internationally acclaimed directors, such as Bolognini, Ferreri, Troisi, Benigni, Bertolucci, Tornatore, Montaldo, Cavani, Faenza, Virzì, Placido, Castellitto, Gibson, Radford, for over 80 films. He has received many international and national awards, including three David di Donatello, three Nastri d’Argento e three Ciak d’oro. 'La musica del silenzio' by Radford, 'I Medici' by Mimica, 'Christ The Lord' by Nowrasteh, 'Venuto al mondo' by Castellitto, 'I Demoni di San Pietroburgo' by Montaldo, 'I Vicerè' by Faenza, 'Mio fratello è figlio unico' by Luchetti, 'N, io e Napoleone' by Virzì, 'Non ti muovere' by Castellitto, 'The passion of Christ' by Gibson, 'Ripley’s Game' by Cavani, 'Malena' and 'La leggenda del pianista sull’oceano' by Tornatore, 'Il Ciclone' by Pieraccioni, 'Un eroe borghese' by Placido, 'Speravo fosse amore invece era un calesse' and 'Le vie del Signore sono finite' by Troisi, 'Il caso Moro' by Ferrara, 'Non ci resta che piangere' by Benigni and Troisi are among his most famous works.
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