The Hero’s Journey of Massimo Ivan Falsetta

What is the best thing that I love about my work? the possibility of bringing fictional characters to our planet. It is the experience that brings a man closer to God.

What is my idea of happiness? my idea of ​​happiness is to come home and see the smiles of my wife and children. Still have my elderly parents proud of me. Clearly making movies

What is my greatest fear? after the dentist? Not seeing my children grow up

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? I don’t like impatience and dependence on others, especially at work, that’s also why I’m a fan of bonsai and aquariums

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? Giuseppe Tornatore e Gabriele Salvatores

What is my greatest extravagance? make fashion films

On what occasion would I lie? I remember last summer, a group of 8-10 year olds didn’t want to play with my 3-year-old daughter. My daughter wanted it so much and was very upset by their disinterest. My heart closed, I told them I would buy everyone ice cream if they played with her. I told my daughter that they couldn’t wait to play with her and she was very happy. Here, I would lie for the happiness of my children

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? I hate when making movies is seen by some as a job equal to selling bananas. It’s only done for money and with the watch in hand

When and where was I the happiest, in my work? 2018 in Rome I was shooting Virgo with Roberto Herlitzka and Anna Falchi. There was talk of an imaginary daughter named Margot. On the stairs in the location, that day my wife came to see me and she had been pregnant with my daughter Margot for a few days. There was everything I could wish for, my love, my family, my cinema and a great actor who impersonated me

If I could, what would I change about myself? I would have distrusted people more

What is my greatest achievement in work? directing great actors and having won over 100 awards

Where would I most like to live? always in the center of Rome but with an independent house and garden

What is my most treasured possession? My time

What is my most marked characteristic? the tenacity

What is my most inspirational location, in my city? Piazza del Popolo in Rome or the beach of Botricello in the province of Catanzaro in Calabria

What is my favorite place to eat and drink, in my city? the small Roman taverns with typical cuisine

What books influenced my life and how? Lettere dalla Kirghisia di Silvano Agosti. making me see time and society with different eyes

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? The End – the Doors

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? Batman

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? My father and my mother

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? Still Life directed by Uberto Pasolini

What role play stories in my life and work? bringing fictional characters to our planet is my job, it’s a mission I carry out every day so it’s very important in my life

What do the words ‘You are the storyteller of your own life’ to me? I wake up and do my best to make my life a comedy. Emotion me like in a drama film. Arrive in the evening like in a biopic and then go to bed like in an erotic film.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? My wife Vale and my father Pasquale.

Which people or companies would I like to work with?

Francesca Cima e Nicola Giuliano (Indigo film)




Cattleya (Riccardo Tozzi)

Palomar (Carlo degli Esposti)

Fulvio, Federica e Paola Lucisano (Italian International Film IIF)

Paco Cinematografica

Giampaolo Letta (Medusa film)

Giorgio Armani

What project am I looking forward to work on? a good international film. I would have a beautiful story ready that can be set in any world capital or metropolis

Where can you see me or my work? Here or Onde Road film on US UK

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? pure truth

How can you contact me? or linkedin

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