ALESSANDRO CAPONE born in Rome, July 25, 1955.
From 1969 to 1976 plays in various bands in Italy and abroad, associating MUSIC with PAINTING. Also involved in PUBLICITY and Marketing, PHOTOGRAPHY and DESIGN.

From 1977, dedicates himself to CINEMA and THEATER, penning numerous stories and screenplays as well as successfully bringing several theater pieces to the stage.
Screen debut as director in 1989 with "STREGHE" (Witch Story), a horror movie produced in the United States and distributed in Italy by Titanus Distribuzione.
He follows up in 1990 with "Les Secrets Professionels Du Docteur Apfelgluck", a French episode film in which he directs: "La Chandelle", with Thierry Lhermitte, Daniel Gelin, Alessandro Haber, Veronique Geneste and Ennio Fantastichini; a box office hit in France.
In 1992 he directs the TV series "EXTRA LARGE" for Silvio Berlusconi Communications, with Bud Spencer, six 90' episodes entirely lensed in Miami with an American Cast.
In the 93/94 theatrical season he achieves a major success with the direction of "UOMINI Sull'Orlo di Una Crisi di Nervi" (MEN On the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown) written with Rosario Galli -  by critical and public acclaim the "cause célèbre" of the recent theatrical seasons.
Shortly after, he directs the movie version which is released in February 1995 by MEDIASET; and then a TV version for RAIDUE in 1997.
He writes three episodes of the new Bud Spencer series: "NOI SIAMO ANGELI", (We Are Angels) which are broadcast starting February 1997 on RAIUNO.
He authors, together with Galli and directs the show: "C'e Modo e Modo" (There are Ways and Ways) with Stefano Masciarelli, a show that achieves considerable success.
December of 1995 he debuts with " I CAVALIERI della TAVOLA ROTONDA", (The Knights of the Round Table) a musical comedy written with Galli for his direction. The Cast includes Gianfranco D'Angelo, Stefano Masciarelli, Sabrina Salerno, Nadia Rinaldi, Adriano Pappalardo, Daniele Luttazzi, Tosca d'Aquino and many other top Italian names; score by Enrico Riccardi, choreography by Baayork Lee, sets designed by Sergio Canevari, costumes by Raul Settimelli.
The musical achieves a major success and is a box office hit throughout Italy, becoming a five week mainstay at Rome's Teatro SISTINA where it plays during the Christmas season and where it is included among the three titles of the "Biglietto d'Oro" (The Golden Ticket).
He has written three episodes for the series: "PHANTASMA PER CASO" (Accidental Ghost) starring Massimo Lopez, for MEDIASET.
He has supervised the lensing for RAIDUE of the show: "I PEGGIORI ANNI DELLA NOSTRA VITA" (The Worst Years of Our Life) by Enrico Vaime, starring Gianfranco D'Angelo.
He wrote and direct eight episode TV series: "TUTTI GLI UOMINI SONO UGUALI" (All Men are Equal) with Massimo Wertmuller, Enzo Decaro, Maurizio Crozza and Randi Ingerman, produced by ARAN for MEDIASET.
Alessandro Capone has lived at length in the United States, Spain, France, Brazil and Hong Kong. He is fluent in English, French and Spanish.


Alessandro Capone is represented by
CAROL LEVI & COMPANY
Tel. +39+06+36002430 - Fax: 06+36002438

 

 

Alessandro Capone has participated as scriptwriter on numerous other films in the years preceding 1986 ("Una Moglie, due Amici, Quattro Amanti", "TRHALM4", Gay Salome", "Brillantina Rock" etc.) bringing with him a wide range of experiences as set designer ("Voglia di Volare" "Cerdisa" - publicity - etc.) assistant director, production organizer (for Achille Manzotti) and Still Photographer.

In the publicity field he was the CEO of the company CDL International headquartered in Papeete, French Polynesia, where he handled campaigns for AIR NEW ZEALAND, Qantas, APPLE computers, Mobil, BMW, etc.

He has worked as fashion photographer in Hong Kong for numerous specialized magazines and in Italy as designer where he supervised the look of countless apparel outlets in Rome, Milan, Bologna and Florence as well as Fashion events.

In the Seventies he designed clothes for Kleptomania of Rome and Adam et Eve of Paris. In that same period he involved himself successfully as a "Horror and Fantasy" Comics and Poster creator.

As a painter he has participated in many exhibitions in Italy and Spain and he has obtained a recognition of merit from the Council of the Presidency. Furthermore as director he has realized several documentaries and TV ads.

TELEVISION

2007 – DISTRETTO DI POLIZIA 7 – tv serial for CANALE 5 – 26 episodes of 50’ – produced by TAODUE

DIRECTOR

2006 – SUONARE STELLA sit-show for RAIDUE - WRITER

2004 – “ORGOGLIO Capitolo Secondo” – tv serial for TITANUS and RAIFICTION for RAIUNO - DIRECTOR

2001-2002 – “IL COMMISSARIO” –  8 tv movies of 100’ with MASSIMO DAPPORTO, for TITANUS and MEDIASET Screenplay and DIRECTOR

2000 – “PRIGIONIERE DEL CUORE” 2 episodes of 100’ for TITANUS and RAIUNO with Elisabetta GARDINI and Philippe CAROIT – Screenplay and DIRECTOR

1999 – PRIME TIME MURDER – a TV MOVIE fo EAGLE PICTURES with MARISA BERENSON – Screenplay and DIRECTOR

1998 – “TUTTI GLI UOMINI SONO UGUALI” – Tv Serial – 7 Episodes produced by ARAN and MEDIASET – Story Editor and DIRECTOR

1997 – “TUTTI GLI UOMINI SONO UGUALI” – TV MOVIE produce by ARAN and MEDIASET - DIRECTOR

1997 - "I PEGGIORI ANNI DELLA NOSTRA VITA" (The Worst Years of Our Life)
Lensing of the musical by Enrico Vaime with Gianfranco D'Angelo for RAIDUE, Director.

1997 - "UOMINI Sull'Orlo di Una Crisi di Nervi" (Men on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown)
TV lensing for the program
"Palcoscenico" (Stage) by RAIDUE – aired January 25. Director.

1996 - "FANTASMA PER CASO" (Accidental Ghost)
Eleven 50' episodes with Massimo Lopez for MEDIASET
Scripting of three episodes.

1995 - "NOI SIAMO ANGELI" (We are Angels)
Six TV movies for RAIUNO with Bud Spencer – Scripting of three episodes.

1992 - "EXTRA LARGE" Six TV movies for Silvio Berlusconi Communications with Bud Spencer. Screenplays and Director.

THEATER

2004 – “UOMINI Sull’Orlo di una Crisi di Nervi 2 – LA VENDETTA” sequel of the box office comedy of the last 1o years in theater – Author and DIRECTOR

2003 – “L’AVVOCATO DEL DUCE” A drama on the trial of Benito Mussolini – Co-author and DIRECTOR

2003 – “UOMINI Sull’Orlo di una Crisi di Nervi” REMAKE – Author and DIRECTOR

2002 – “ LA BISBETICA DOMATA” by William Shakespeare – DIRECTOR

2002 – “CIRCUS LIFE” by Murray Schisgal - DIRECTOR

1995/96 - " I CAVALIERI della TAVOLA ROTONDA" (The Knights of the Round Table) Theatrical Musical – Author and Director.

1993/94 - " UOMINI Sull'Orlo di una Crisi di Nervi" (Men on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown) Play – Author and Director.

1987/88 - "NO! Io per quella Puttana, non cucino!" (No! I'm Not Cooking for that Whore!) Play – Author and Director.

1981/82 - "NOTTI D'ORIENTE" (Nights of the Orient)
Cabaret – Author and Director.

1980 - "CHEESE!"
Play – Author and Director.

1977 - "Change la femme...avec L'homme!"
Cabaret – Author and Director

1976 - "Hollywood...Hollywood...Hollywood" (...e le stelle stanno a guardare) – And the Stars Keep Looking Down - Cabaret – Director.

CINEMA

2006 – L’AMOUR CACHE’ for CRISTALDI PICTURES with ISABELLE HUPPERT

DIRECTOR and co-writer

2005 – “REALITY KILLERS” for EAGLE pictures – executive producer

 

1994 - "UOMINI Sull'Orlo di una Crisi di Nervi" (Men on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown) Author of Screenplay based on the same titled theater piece and Director, produced by Mauro Berardi and distributed by MEDIASET.

1990 - "Les Secrets Professionel du Docteur APFELGLUCK"
Director of the episode: "La Chandelle"
Produced by Son et Lumier with the participation of CANAL PLUS
Distributed in France by AMLF

1989 - "WITCH STORY"
Story, screenplay and direction
Produced by United Entertainment Corporation in association with Claudio Bonivento
Distributed by TITANUS Distribuzione.

OTHER FILMS (in the preceding years)

"IL CAMPING DEL TERRORE" ( Body Count )
Story and Screenplay
Produced by RACING Pictures and Overseas Film Group – distributed by TITANUS

"LA BONNE"
Screenplay – Directed by Salvatore Samperi – Produced by Achille Manzotti

 

Alessandro Capone
Via Sagramoso, 19 - 00194 Roma
E Mail: a.capone@diginet.it

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