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Francesco Piccolo

Francesco Piccolo

is a fiction writer and has been writing screenplays for years. Some of his latest works include: Paz!, directed by R. De Maria (2002); Ovunque sei by M. Placido (2004); Nemmeno in un sogno by G. Greco (2002); Agata e la tempesta (2003) and Giorni e nuvole (2006) by S. Soldini; Caos calmo (2008) by A. Grimaldi; My Name Is Tanino (2002) and La prima cosa bella (2010) by P. Virzì; Il caimano (2006) and Habemus Papam (2011) by N. Moretti. He co-authored the successful tv show Vieni via con me. He contributes articles on politics and cinema to various media. In 1997 he won the Giuseppe Berto and the Piero Chiara literary prizes with his 1996 book Storie di primogeniti e figli unici (Feltrinelli). His latest books are Allegro occidentale (Feltrinelli, 2003); Scrivere è un tic (minimum fax, 2006); L'Italia spensierata (Laterza, 2007); La separazione del maschio (Einaudi, 2008), and Momenti di trascurabile felicità (Einaudi, 2010).

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