Orlantibor by Roberta Bellesini
In 2012, Roberta Bellesini was the founder of the non-profit Cultural Association CRE[AT]IVE, committed to promoting the local cultural heritage at a National level. In September 2014, she became the President of the Biblioteca Astense, named after her husband Giorgio Faletti. Through Orlantibor, Roberta was the Artistic Director of the 2015 and 2016 editions of the Premio Giorgio Faletti award. She also supervises all the projects related to Giorgio Faletti, including the screenplay for the TV show “Io uccido,” inspired by the homonymous best-selling novel and produced by Aurelio De Laurentiis, currently in development, and the short film “La ricetta della mamma.”
Giorgio Faletti (playwright)
Born in Asti in 1950, Giorgio Faletti became well-known as a comic actor in the 1980s for his work on the TV show “Drive In.” In 1994, Faletti won the critics’ award at the Sanremo Festival as the singer-songwriter of “Signor Tenente.” In 2002 his first thriller “Io uccido” sold more than four million copies, and was followed by other best-selling books, all of which were translated and published in many countries, including the United States. In 2013, Faletti published his last book “Da quando a ora”, which was followed by a theatrical tour. His last works “L’ultimo giorno di sole” and “La piuma” were published after his death in 2014.
Fausto Brizzi (director)
Fausto was born in Rome, studied Directing at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, and has been working as a screenwriter for film and television, authoring many successful TV shows and films. His directorial debut “Notte prima degli esami” won awards at over fifty Italian and International festivals. The blockbuster, which featured Giorgio Faletti as one of the lead characters, was one of the most successful films of 2006, as was its sequel “Notte prima degli esami – Oggi.” The films were followed by numerous successful films and books.
Chiara Buratti (actress)
Chiara Buratti was born in Cento (Ferrara) but relocated to Asti, working as an actress, TV host and journalist. As an actress, she has worked on TV, in feature films, commercials and, primarily, on stage: “La zia di Carlo” directed by Lando Buzzanca (160 performances over two years), “All’ombra dell’ultimo sole” by Massimo Cotto, “Crazy little things called love,” “L’ultimo giorno di sole” by Giorgio Faletti, “L’Elisir d’amore raccontato ai ragazzi” at the Teatro Regio in Torino, among others. After working as a TV host for Sky, she has been working for Rai Scuola for years.
A singer-songwriter from Asti, Andrea was the 1986 winner of the Castrocaro music festival, and has participated in several editions of the Festival di Sanremo as a solo singer. In 2001, Andrea recorded her LP “Lucidamente” and the following year, in Sanremo, she was the orchestra director for Enrico Ruggeri’s “Primavera a Sarajevo,” which she co-wrote. In 2012 she recorded “Elettra e Calliope” and in 2013 she was part of the Italian jury at the Eurovision Song Contest. In 2015, Andrea curated the musical arrangement for the recording of the show “L’ultimo giorno di sole” and after being the orchestra director for many artists, she returned to Sanremo as a member of the jury. Her latest LP released in 2016 is “Nessuna paura”.