World Cinema Amsterdam | Internationaal filmfestival | 18 – 27 Augustus 2016

Gustavo Pizzi

Gustavo Pizzi (Rio de Janeiro, 1977) studied cinema at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and has been producing, writing, directing and editing for ten years. He has worked with acclaimed directors as Karim Ainouz, Jonathan Nossiter and Bia Lessa. In 2006 he wrote and produced his first documentary Pretrito perfeito, a portrait of one of Rios most famous brothels. Riscado is his first feature film, which he also (co-)wrote and produced. At the Rio International Film Festival actress and co-scriptwriter Karine Teles was awarded Best Actress for her role in Riscado.

Filmography - Features
2010 Riscado
2006 Simple Past (Pretrito perfeito)
2010 Riscado
2006 Simple Past (Pretrito perfeito)

Gustavo Pizzi is present at World Cinema Amsterdam 2011.