Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio

© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in potenciadance actor and Director Michele Placido. Archival photoPlacido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Tecnocovering the image Bank

Italian actor and Director, star of TV series «Sprut» Michele Placido would like to work with Russian Directors, in particular, Nikita Mikhalkov; plans to start in 2018, the film about the great artist Michelangelo da Caravaggio.

«I now went in the direction, in particular, is associated with age, but I would gladly starred in Russian cinema, if I had, in particular, Nikita Mikhalkov, starring Marcello Mastroianni in «dark Eyes», I’m in tune», — told RIA Novosti Placido.

He also shared his plans to shoot a new film. «I plan to make a film about Caravaggio, we are preparing, I hope to start shooting in 2018», — said the Director.

Placido noted that he was aware that in the near future Russian Director Andrei Konchalovsky starts shooting in Italy film about one genius of the Renaissance — the great sculptor Michelangelo Buonarroti.

«And it’s very good!» — glad Placido.

At the Moscow International film festival, which takes place in the capital from 22 to 29 June, Wednesday evening Placido will present his new film «Seven minutes» is a social drama on the problems of the Italian weavers.

Placido made his film debut in 1971, appearing in paintings by leading Italian Directors Luigi Comencini, Mario Monicelli, Francesco Rosi, Marco Bellocchio and Carlo Lidzani. In 1983 became famous playing the role of captain Qahtani in the TV series «Sprut» Damiano Damiani. In 1991 played a major role in the film by Russian Director Vladimir Bortko «Afghan breakdown».

In 1990, Placido made his debut in directing the film «Pummaro». He made 13 feature films, including «Blood of a friend» (1992), «bourgeois hero» (1995), «Lost love» (1998), «You’re everywhere» (2004), «Crime novel» (2005), «Vallanzaska — angels of evil» (2010) and «the Observer» (2012).The opening ceremony of the Moscow international film festival© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photosangelina the opening ceremony of the 39th Moscow international film festival was held on Thursday in the Metropolitan theater «Russia».Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photosangelina the opening ceremony of the 39th Moscow international film festival was held on Thursday in the Metropolitan theater «Russia».© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobanks this year the festival will be held in Moscow from 22 to 29 June.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobanks this year the festival will be held in Moscow from 22 to 29 June.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in fotobanka paintings from Russia in the competition program of the festival includes films from Austria, Argentina, Germany, Denmark, India, Spain, China, Korea, Finland and Japan. Photo: actress Nastassja Samburski.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in fotobanka paintings from Russia in the competition program of the festival includes films from Austria, Argentina, Germany, Denmark, India, Spain, China, Korea, Finland and Japan. Photo: actress Nastassja Samburski.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Tecnocovering to photobanks in the competition program of the festival represent the of the painting «Carp frostbitten» by Vladimir Kott, «Bag without a bottom» Rustam Khamdamov and «Buy me» Vadim Perelman. Photo: actress Valeria Kozhevnikov.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Tecnocovering to photobanks in the competition program of the festival represent the of the painting «Carp frostbitten» by Vladimir Kott, «Bag without a bottom» Rustam Khamdamov and «Buy me» Vadim Perelman. Photo: actress Valeria Kozhevnikov.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in fotobanka the festival also will be a competition of short films and documentaries. Photo: actor Michael Dorozhkin with a companion film festival.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in fotobanka the festival also will be a competition of short films and documentaries. Photo: actor Michael Dorozhkin with a companion film festival.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in Photobacterium open the festival, which took place in the day of the great Patriotic war, started with a song official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, «Return the memory». On stage, the song was performed by singer Nargiz Zakirova.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in Photobacterium open the festival, which took place in the day of the great Patriotic war, started with a song official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, «Return the memory». On stage, the song was performed by singer Nargiz Zakirova.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in fotoballoon Alexander Revva at the opening ceremony of the festival in the way Arthur Pirozhkov sang a song about Adriano Celentano. In the video for this song previously starred member of the jury of the festival Ornella Muti.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in fotoballoon Alexander Revva at the opening ceremony of the festival in the way Arthur Pirozhkov sang a song about Adriano Celentano. In the video for this song previously starred member of the jury of the festival Ornella Muti.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in fotobounce Committee of Council of Federation on defence and safety Alexey Pushkov with spouse Nina.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in fotobounce Committee of Council of Federation on defence and safety Alexey Pushkov with spouse Nina.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in fotomasterskaya actress, jury member of main competition Ornella Muti and President of the Union of cinematographers of Russia, film Director Nikita Mikhalkov.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in fotomasterskaya actress, jury member of main competition Ornella Muti and President of the Union of cinematographers of Russia, film Director Nikita Mikhalkov.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in Photobacterium Vladimir Naumov, actress Natalia Belokhvostikova and their daughter, Director Natalia Naumova.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in Photobacterium Vladimir Naumov, actress Natalia Belokhvostikova and their daughter, Director Natalia Naumova.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in votorantrade out-of-competition programs of the festival — a retrospective Andrei Konchalovsky’s «Ennobling truths», a program dedicated to the Korean and Indian cinema, traditional rubric «Russian trace», «Spectrum», «Films» and other programs. Photo: actress Maroussia Zykov.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in votorantrade out-of-competition programs of the festival — a retrospective Andrei Konchalovsky’s «Ennobling truths», a program dedicated to the Korean and Indian cinema, traditional rubric «Russian trace», «Spectrum», «Films» and other programs. Photo: actress Maroussia Zykov.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobacteria Daria Moroz.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobacteria Daria Moroz.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobacteria Darya Poverennova.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobacteria Darya Poverennova.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobacteria Elena Zakharova.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobacteria Elena Zakharova.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobanks for outstanding contribution to the development of cinema, the festival presented the Italian actor Franco Nero, who spoke about his work with Russian Director Vladislav Kozlov in the movie which Nero played the soul of Rudolph Valentino.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobanks for outstanding contribution to the development of cinema, the festival presented the Italian actor Franco Nero, who spoke about his work with Russian Director Vladislav Kozlov in the movie which Nero played the soul of Rudolph Valentino.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobacteria singer Yulia Samoilova and her husband, musician Alexey Taran.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobacteria singer Yulia Samoilova and her husband, musician Alexey Taran.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in Photobacterium jury of main competition program of the festival is the Iranian Director Reza Mirkarimi (pictured). Except not in the jury was composed of the Italian Ornella Muti, the Finnish Director Jorn Donner, the Spanish Director Alberto Serra, the Russian playwright Alexander Adabashyan and the representative of the New German film Fund Film Board Brigitta Mantey.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in Photobacterium jury of main competition program of the festival is the Iranian Director Reza Mirkarimi (pictured). Except not in the jury was composed of the Italian Ornella Muti, the Finnish Director Jorn Donner, the Spanish Director Alberto Serra, the Russian playwright Alexander Adabashyan and the representative of the New German film Fund Film Board Brigitta Mantey.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobacteria film festival Indian film «Bahubali. The end» directed by S. S. Rajamouli.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobacteria film festival Indian film «Bahubali. The end» directed by S. S. Rajamouli.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobanks in the official program of the 39th Moscow international film festival presents films 247 — 153 94 feature-length and short films. Photo: actress Alena Chekhova.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobanks in the official program of the 39th Moscow international film festival presents films 247 — 153 94 feature-length and short films. Photo: actress Alena Chekhova.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photosangelina and actress Natalia Ionova.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photosangelina and actress Natalia Ionova.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in fotomancer, Director Artem Mikhalkov and actress Polina Lebedeva.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in fotomancer, Director Artem Mikhalkov and actress Polina Lebedeva.© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobacteria MIFF June 29 with the screening of new films by Sofia Coppola’s «Fatal temptation». This ribbon was awarded the prize for best Director at the last Cannes film festival.Placido wanted to play Mikhalkov and plans to make a film about Caravaggio© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobacteria MIFF June 29 with the screening of new films by Sofia Coppola’s «Fatal temptation». This ribbon was awarded the prize for best Director at the last Cannes film festival. /

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