Author: Luigi Lo Cascio

Luigi Lo Cascio is a theatre and film actor, director, and writer. He was awarded the David di Donatello as Best Actor for his first film role in I cento passi (2000, directed by Marco Tullio Giordana, with whom he also worked in La meglio gioventù, Sanguepazzo, and Romanzo di una strage). Among other films, he starred in Luce dei miei occhi and La vita che vorrei (Giuseppe Piccioni), Il più bel giorno della mia vita and La bestia nel cuore (Cristina Comencini), Buongiorno notte (Marco Bellocchio), Mare nero (Roberta Torre), Miracle at St. Anna (Spike Lee), Baarìa (Giuseppe Tornatore), Noi credevamo (Mario Martone), and Il capitale umano (Paolo Virzì). His directorial film debut, La città ideale, which he also wrote and starred in, won the Best Italian Film award at the 69th Venice Film Festival. He wrote and directed several works for the theatre. OTHELLO debuted in February 2014.

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Bordighera Press

Fiction. Drama. Italian American Studies. "Lo Cascio's OTHELLO creates an original mixture of contemporary and timeless concerns in an original play about the impossibility of men and women to understand each other."—from the introduction

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