Massimo D’Anolfi and Martina Parenti have been making lms together for the past decade. They have shared the development, research, writing, production, lming and editing of several acclaimed documentary lms which have been shown worldwide: THE NEVER-ENDING FACTORY OF THE DUOMO (on the eternal work established for Milan’s cathedral), DARK MATTER (a look at an Italian industrial military complex), GREAT EXPECTATIONS (portraits of contemporary Italian entrepreneurs), THE CASTLE (four seasons of daily operations at Milan’s Malpensa Airport), THE BETROTHED (on Italian attitudes toward marriage).
Born in Pescara, Italy, in 1974, Massimo D’Anolfi has worked as a videographer, assistant director and scenographer. Born in Milan in 1972, Martina Parenti has worked in TV and cinema as a director of many documentary lms. They founded and make their lms through their production company Montmorency Film.
2016 Spira Mirabilis
2015 L’Infinita Fabbrica del Duomo
(The Never-Ending Factory of the Duomo)
2013 Materia Oscura (Dark Matter)
2011 Il Castello (The Castle)
2009 Grandi Speranze (Great Expectations)
2007 I Promessi Sposi (The Betrothed)