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Alessandro Camon

Alessandro Camon
Born 1963
Padua, Italy

Alessandro Camon is a screenwriter and film producer.

Life and career

Born in Padua, Italy, he currently lives in Los Angeles. Camon is a graduate of the University of Padua, School of Philosophy, and received a masters in film from UCLA in Los Angeles.

Camon wrote "The Messenger" with writer/director Oren Moverman.[1] The film won the Silver Bear for best screenplay and the Peace Film Award at the Berlin Film Festival, as well as the Grand Prize and the International Critics Prize at the Deauville Film Festival. It was nominated in the Best Original Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor categories by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He also is credited for the screenplay of Bullet to the Head (2012).

Camon's producing credits include "The Cooler", "Thank You For Smoking", "Owning Mahowny"[2] "Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans" and "Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps". He currently has a number of screenplays in development including "The Chancellor Manuscript".[3]

Camon started his career in Italy as a film critic. He has written several books and articles on film, both in Italian and English, including an essay on "The Godfather" for ["The Godfather Trilogy"][4] (Cambridge University Press).

Camon is the son of novelist Ferdinando Camon and newspaper columnist Gabriella Imperatori and is married to film producer Suzanne Warren ("The Last King of Scotland", "Edge of Darkness").


  1. ^ "The Messenger (2009/I)". Retrieved 10 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "Alessandro Camon". 15 February 2009. Archived from the original on 18 February 2009. Retrieved 10 March 2009. 
  3. ^ By (14 October 2008). "Warner aims for 'Headshot' – Entertainment News, Film News, Media". Variety. Retrieved 10 March 2009. 
  4. ^

External links

  • Alessandro Camon at the Internet Movie Database
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