“What has been will be again.
What has been done will be done again.
There is nothing new under the sun”

Ecclesiastes 1:9 (450 BCE)
Work in progress

Echo Hotel

Italy, the Sixties. Enrico, a freshly married ham radio operator falls in love with Ludmila, a Soviet cosmonaut lost in space. As his career and his marriage fall apart, saving Ludmila becomes his only reason to live.

Projects

Europa

a totalitarian graphic novel

Erotica

Hot stuff For Big Kids Only

Echo Hotel

A sci-fi romantic comedy in the past

Lo chiamavano Jeeg Robot

The first truly Italian superhero movie

Il Gambero Rosso

Illustrations that taste good

Wild b/w Things

Scattered sketches

Storie Tapine

comics about love and misery

Vinicio

Comics about sex and misery

Talks

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Benedetta follia

Il nuovo film di Carlo Verdone

About

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, from Un posto al sole to Incantesimo, L’onore e il rispetto, La squadra, 7 Vite. Besides other short and feature films, 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.

 

 

1965

Born in Cortemaggiore on September 23

1973

Moved to Vasto

1985

Started Working as Comic Book Artist in Bologna

1991

Graduated from University of Bologna

1996

Graduated from Technical University of Berlin

1998

Moved to Rome, Italy

1999

Started working as Screenwriter

2005

Studied filmmaking at the NYU

2018

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