52nd edition

Ferzan Ozpetek

He was born in Istanbul ans settled in Italy. He studied history of cinema in Roma. He attend classes at the Navona Academy, studied direction in theater at the Silvio d’Amico Academy of drama. He worked with Julian Beck and the Living Theater. He was an assistant director and a casting director. He worked on many full length films with Massimo Troisi, Maurizio Ponzi, Ricky Tognazzi, Francesco Nuti and Marco Risi. He made advertising and worked for Turkish papers like Milliyet and Sanat Dergisine.