Interview with Andrea Magnani, the director of the film “Jailbird” and the actors Adriano Tardiolo and Giovanni Calcagno, interviewer Malaika Bova
"It's an universal story, anyone could be related to the story." - Andrea Magnani
For young Giacinto, prison is like home. The little boy was born in prison and has spent his entire life in prison with his mother and as soon as the prison doors close behind him, the young man feels that life outside the prison walls is not for him, but upon reaching adulthood, Giacinto has to make an important decision.
Andrea Magnani, who has a degree in political sciences, started working as a screenwriter for film and for television in 2002, but decided soon that his passion is to direct movies. Andrea Magnani has made documentaries and short films, and in 2009 his film “Caffè Trieste” was awarded as Best Documentary at the Trieste Film Festival. His first feature film "Easy" was also screened at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in 2017.