She was born August 20th, 1975 in Naples, Italy. She starts her career as assistant director of Mario Martone in the movie Nasty Love. In 1997 she win the Sacher d’oro e d’argento and David di Donatello prize with the shorts Spalle al muro that he writes, directs and interprets. Director, lead actress, subject author and script also Autunno (1998), screened at the Venice Film Festival in the Cinema del presente section and selected at the Venice-Hollywood Festival, the Nice Film Festival and the Hamburg Festival. Directed and wrote Winter (2002), presented in the Panorama at Berlinale, is an Italian nomination for the European Award at the Hollywood Film Festival, Glob d’Oro winner for Best Actor Fabrizio Gifuni and winner of the International Photography Prize competition at the Chicago Film Festival in the New Directors category. Director of the documentary Merci (2002), of the audiovisual performance AFO4 (2004), U92 (2005) about the installations by Peter Greenaway Children of Uranium and Marsyas (2006) and Anisch Kapoor's installation of the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern in London. Among the latest works of Umberto Manzo and the movie Weddings and other disasters.