When a foreigner came, he was offered food and a bed. We’d sit together, around a fire, listening to his tales from far off lands across the ocean.
Francesco Colangelo was born in Bovino (Foggia). He lives and works in Rome. A writer and theater director, he wrote and directed several short films: "Anabasis", "The Cut", "Children," "The Sirens", "The Last Step", "The Absolute Evil," and "The Tenth Wave". He writes screenplays with established authors such as Andrea Purgatori and Marco Bellocchio, and TV sitcoms. He has won numerous awards for screenwriting (including Riff Awards 2006 with "Absolute Evil") and for short film direction. As director of external contributions, he helped to drive “Women” Endemol Production, RAI 2.