Chiara Caselli is an Italian actress, photographer and director born in Bologna, Italy, in 1967. She has been in love with theater ever since she was a child, and in 1985 she made her stage debut with the theater company of Teatro Stabile di Bolzano.
Six years later Chiara Caselli appeared on the film Il segreto, which was directed by famous director Francesco Maselli. Because of her outstanding performance in the film, Chiara Caselli was awarded the Saint Vincent Silver Award in 1990. This role was followed by Liliana Cavani’s Dove siete? Io sono qui in 1992, which earned her another two awards, the Nastro d’argento and the Grolla d’oro.
Her stunning looks and prolific acting was immediately noticed by French director, Gerard Corbiau, thus she was cast in his movie The Year of the Devil, which was shot in the Alps in 1991. Soon after, Chiara Caselli made her way to Hollywood by taking a part in Gus Van Sant’s My Own Private Idaho starring River Phoenix.
In 1993 Chiara… read more