“What has been will be again.
What has been done will be done again.
There is nothing new under the sun”
Who I am
Menotti (pen name of Roberto Marchionni) studied arts in Bologna, semiotics in Berlin and filmmaking in New York. As a comic book artist he worked for Italian and international magazines, such as Frigidaire, Comic Art, Blue and Cyborg, where his award-winning graphic novel Europa first appeared. As a screenwriter he wrote a number of TV series, shorts and feature films. Besides Zero, Vita da Carlo, La Befana vien di notte 2: le origini, he is known for Lo chiamavano Jeeg Robot, the first Italian superhero film, nominated for best screenplay and winner of seven statuettes at the David di Donatello Awards 2016.
Born in Cortemaggiore on September 23
Moved to Vasto
Started Working as Comic Book Artist in Bologna
Graduated from University of Bologna
Graduated from Technical University of Berlin
Moved to Rome, Italy
Started working as Screenwriter
Studied filmmaking at the NYU
Sitting right here
“Italy finally has its very own superhero”
The film we all were waiting for
I’m going to answer this. Really.
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