THE WORKS OF FABIO ZULIANI

writer ● film director ● traveler

 

Filmography

This film is on the other hand a Noir fiction set in Basilicata, played out against a spiritual backdrop: Carlo Altieri, a Piedmontese detective with a turbulent past, is hired by a young aristocratic Russian woman intent on finding her boyfriend, who has mysteriously disappeared in Basilicata....
Short film inspired by the book "Sunrise Meditations" by the spiritual teacher and philosopher O.M. Aïvanhov. "There are spiritual foods just as there are material foods; in the same way that you eat bread and drink water each day to feed your physical body, you must nourish yourself with the sun –...
Meeting with Abderrahim and the Amazighs in the Sahara Desert (Morocco). The Amazighs are often portrayed as nomadic people crossing the desert on camels, but most are farmers in the mountains and valleys throughout northern Africa.  Written and directed by Fabio Zuliani With: Abderrahim...
This short documentary shot in Salento is a tribute to the great actor, director, philosopher and poet Carmelo Bene (1937 - 2002). "Literature cannot be made with literature, nor theatre with theatre, film with film, or life with life".  Written and directed by Fabio Zuliani With: Anna Rita...
"Mr Raven" is a strange crow-like creature from outer space. Mr Raven will be your guide on this somewhat curious journey through the voluptuous labyrinths of erotica, where Zuliani (who plays fifteen different characters, both male and female), takes a humorous and ironic look at sex, bondage,...
Seen from the outside, it’s an old arch-windowed house overlooking a field isolated from the center of the village. But the rooms of this dark haven of demons hide unimaginable secrets. It was within those very four walls that an artist ordained to Lucifer killed himself with a razor blade in the...
This short film marks one of Zuliani’s first attempts to translate his inner poetry into images. Research into lost childhood, a muse to be loved and nature as internal reconciliation are interpreted through poems he wrote during his youth, and presented in nine recently restored video clips shot...
A docufilm about "Play - part I", more than twenty years later. As Zuliani stated: «"Play" is a film composed of four chapters, I created the first chapter, entitled "The Grove", between the ages of 13 and 16. I made a silent film, inspired by surrealist cinema, particularly Buñuel, an experimental...
An art film, both "weird" and experimental, it gathers elements of filmmaking which recall German expressionism and surrealism. "Play" retraces ancient fears and visceral obsessions in a black and white nightmare whose post-production work lasted for years. As Zuliani stated in an interview: "This...