Domiziana Giordano

Domiziana Giordano (born September 4, 1959 in Rome) is an artist, actress photographer and video artist. Domiziana has played the lead role in films directed by Nicholas Roeg, Jean Luc Godard, Andrei Tarkovsky, Mauro Bolognini, Neil Jordan, Ken McMullen and many others. She grew up in a family of artists and architects and developed a strong awareness and comprehension of visual arts. She studied architecture but soon decided to dedicate herself full time to the visual arts. After completing her studies at the Academy of Dramatic Art in Rome, she furthered her research at the Stella Adler Studios in acting and in New York and at The New York Film Academy in films direction. After her studies she continued to work on visual arts and photography, she began her career as an assistant director for stage and film. Giordano first appeared on screen in Mario Monicelli's Amici miei Atto II in 1982. In 1983 she appeared as female protagonist in Andrey Tarkovsky's Nostalghia. In 1986 she won International Fantasy Film Award at Fantasporto for her lead performance as the daughter of Leon Trotsky in Ken McMullen's award winning film: Zina (1985).

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