Negli Occhi (Trough The Eyes)


Documentary – Italy 2009 – HD/DCP

75’ – color – 16/9 – Dolby Digital Surround

© Vega’s Project srl


A journey towards the discovery of the life and career of Vittorio Mezzogiorno, one of the most important actors of Italian theatre and cinema in the last thirty years. The story of his life as narrated by his daughter Giovanna and first hand accounts of all those who knew him. Anecdotes, photographs, clips from film archives and the original music score of Pino Daniele all of which combine to render an intense and emotional portrait of this artist of our times, but above all, the story of a man, a husband, a father and a friend.

direction: Daniele Anzellotti, Francesco Del Grosso 

story: Francesco Del Grosso, Daniele Anzellotti

original soundtrack by: Pino Daniele

assistant director: Salvatore Allocca

produced by: Salvatore Allocca, Daniele Anzellotti and Giovanna Mezzogiorno

production company: Vega’s Project in collaboration with RAI Cinema and the economic support of Jaeger-leCoultre


Interviews with:

Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Peter Brook, Cecilia Sacchi, Carlo Lizzani, Marco Bellocchio, Mario Martone, Giuliano Montaldo, Francesco Rosi, Luca Costa, Marco Tullio Giordana, Giulio Baffi, Salvatore Maira, Gianni Minà, Tatti Sanguineti, Mario Caiano, Luigi Perelli, Michele Placido, Andrzej Seweryn, Rocco Papaleo, Anna Redi, Dino Gentili, Italo Cardarelli, Hèlène Patarot, Mireille Maalouf, Salvatore Barra, Pasquale De Martini, Oscar Mezzogiorno, Genina Mezzogiorno, Maria Pia Mezzogiorno, Giuseppina Mezzogiorno, Lia Mezzogiorno