“Matilda De Angelis is an individual you’ll be able to discuss to about something” – Corriere.it

from Roberta Scorranese

The actor tells himself: the bigotry of the thirties, lunch with Totti. Love: ‘Matilda is doing nicely, as a result of we discuss the whole lot’

Pietro Castellitto, what do thirty years appear like?

“Luckily. However there may be the belief that not the whole lot is feasible ».

As a result of?

‘As a result of at twenty you appear to have the ability to do something. Whether or not you wish to grow to be a director or grow to be a hotelier. At thirty you perceive that to be able to do one thing it’s a must to take a “tour” ».

However she began performing when she was 13. The movie was «Do not transfer», directed by Sergio Castellitto, his father, from a novel by Margaret Mazzantini, his mom.

“After which all the way in which down with the totally different” is the son of “. No matter I did, everybody jogged my memory the place I got here from. So I have been writing for years and years. I’ve written rather a lot, stuff that was by no means printed and that not even been filmed. My stuff, private analysis. I wished to do one thing creative, however I struggled to discover a fastened level ».

What then prompted the turning level?

“So many individuals who checked out me clearly, who seemed for expertise in me outdoors the final title. Mario Gianani for instance ».

The producer of «Speravo de morì prima», the TV collection through which you play Francesco Totti».

«I’ve clear concepts, I even have ambitions. However, I swear, doing Totti was an honor for me. Totti is just not a human being to us, Francesco is an icon. You see him so typically that if you discover him proper in entrance of you and you discover that he is speaking, that he is smiling, that he is touching his hair, it would not appear actual to you.”

The main points of the primary assembly.

«Throughout lunch close to Piramide (space of ​​the Ostiense district of Rome, ed.). I miss a phrase, he who seems at me after which says: “Ahò, if it’s a must to do ‘Totti ar cinema mo’, you need to magna'”. And he begins to provide me pasta, bread, meat. “Magna,” he repeats to me. My abdomen is full there, I do not really feel like doing something anymore, however I say to him: “France, in the event you cross it on to me, I will give it to me like wooden” ».

And when did he see himself on the preview on the display with the face of Pietro Castellitto?

“They’d invited him to see the primary episode within the cinema, alone along with his household, ie Ilary Blasi and his kids Cristian and Chanel. In the midst of the episode he makes me come. I am going to the room, I sweat chilly. However he laughs and says to me, “Oh, Chanel says I am simply speaking”. He appreciated it. Eve! †

Who is aware of the envy of the chums of Northern Rome.

«The historic group. My dad and mom’ home is behind the Parioli, I simply took the home a little bit distant ».


«The” Falconieri “, traditional highschool. Epic Interval. An instance: I as soon as set off the hearth alarm and evacuated the whole constructing.’

Stressed boy?

“To say the least. My father would sometimes get offended and would go round the home and say, “However the place did I am going flawed?”

In brief, Sergio Castellitto in one in all his greatest renditions.

“We’re 4 kids, two boys and two ladies. However mother and pop have all the time been there for us. Very shut household. Quarrels and arguments, sure, however these two have been excellent dad and mom. A lot in order that at this time, after I suppose of a kid, I inform myself I could not do it, as a result of I feel an excessive amount of about myself, I might by no means be like them. An genuine mannequin, an excessive amount of ».

Ever smoked a joint?

“Nicely, sure”.

However Pietro, she would not even smoke cigarettes.

“Positive, what then? By no means made a joint alone, all the time with buddies and in any case very not often. I do not smoke, I play judo, with the cash from the Totti collection I purchased myself a small boat, however now I need I promote them ».

As a result of?

«As a result of I do not use it a lot, I’ve to work. I do not suppose a lot about cash, if I lived in America now I might be richer, however I do not care.”

How do you spend the cash?

‘I am on the lookout for some certainty. Having the ability to journey or pay for a restaurant with out worries. That is all. However I used to be raised nicely on this by my dad and mom. Have you learnt Massimo Ferrero?”

However who, Er Viperetta?

“Simply him, the producer. He got here to our home as soon as after I was little. I advised him I used to be amassing the stickers and he gave me fifty thousand lire. By no means seen a lot cash. He advised me “Go, go and purchase the entire bundle”. Papa intervened and took the cash and gave it again to him. He would by no means enable a child to spend that a lot collectively. However above all, my father wished me to gather the stickers little by little.”

And has Mom Mazzantini ever been offended?

“So one time we have been driving residence with a pal on a moped, we stopped and I obtained a tattoo on my ankle. She noticed him and mentioned to me, ‘What have you ever carried out to your self? It seems like a mustache to me ”».

An aesthetic objection moderately than an moral objection.

“My mom is probably the most honest individual with herself I do know. From her I discovered to repair in myself a parameter of judgment. The clearer that is, the higher you’ll be able to write ».

Sure, since you are additionally a author. His debut novel, «Gli iperborei», has simply gained the Opera superb prize in Viareggio-Rèpaci. The story of a gaggle of twenty-nine from rich Rome, misplaced in an excessive amount of cash, an excessive amount of loneliness, too many adults.

“And above all an excessive amount of strain. Again within the day, after I mentioned that disappointment would not come till you are thirty, I meant that for my technology the whole lot may be very difficult. We really feel a way of oppression in each undertaking. A paperwork that stands in the way in which of goals ».

Vitality and concepts, however do you’re feeling trapped in an internet of obstacles?

“I am attempting to say it clearly: I feel it is tougher for a younger man my age to understand his potential than males from different instances. We really feel stuffed with potentialities, however then we understand that we’ll by no means have the ability to change the world the way in which it did earlier than us.”

Nonetheless, evidently the whole lot goes to finish nicely for her. Director with «I Predatori», actor, author.

“Sure, but it surely was the results of a piece on myself. On the age of 21 I skilled chapter ».

What’s that?

« Deep disaster. I began performing as a child, the whole lot appeared simple to me. However that’s not it. Then I ended at twenty-one. I went on to do different issues, examine philosophy. Do you suppose in some unspecified time in the future in my life I mentioned I wished to be a professor? I began writing, The Predators I shot at twenty-seven, however I wrote it at twenty-three. Writing makes a variety of sense. And I am a voracious reader: Nietzsche, Foster Wallace, Hemingway, Fante. Solely worldwide literature ».

Greatest carried out up to now?

“The novel, indisputably.”

Is it tough to speak about this technology?

“The adults do it, typically with the flawed fashions. Or they paint us as skilled poodles or as wicked. One factor I do know for positive: after I’m fifty, I am not going to jot down about twenty or thirty-year-olds.”

What emotions do you have got in the direction of forties?

“We’re not you in any respect.”


“No come on. The purpose is that simply because the adults all the time inform us that you just suppose we hate you, that we really feel resentment since you took our future away or one thing. However I miss it for a dream. We’re us, we deal with our mess, on our goals We do not hate you And I do not know if that is proper ».

The girls and boys within the novel all the time appear to be on the run. Impatience for what?

“For the pretended progressive values ​​through which many households with cash develop up”.

Cannot stand it anymore?

“My household has by no means been pretend. I grew up with anarchist progressivism. In brief, with a vital thoughts ».

Does it take lengthy to free your self from the oppression of the “son of artwork”?

“You come out if you understand that is only a weapon within the arms of those that wish to get you in hassle. Paolo Maldini is a son of artwork, however has anybody ever questioned his expertise? †

Talking of soccer…

“Jose Mourinho is somebody who is aware of the way to make issues occur. And I mentioned the whole lot.”

The mannequin actor?

“Matt Damon. As a result of he hasn’t made the film of his life but. He is aware of the way to maintain individuals ready. However do not ask me which director I wish to be directed by ».

I do: which director would you prefer to work with?

Sergio Leone.


“My technology has two fastened factors: Beppe Vessicchio and, if you’re Roman, Totti”.

A stupendous friendship born whereas making motion pictures?

Matilda de Angelis. He’s somebody you’ll be able to discuss to about something ».

How does Pietro Castellitto stay love?

“I keep in mind the primary time I fell in love, in elementary faculty. I by no means advised her something as a result of I skilled it with a really sturdy sense of helplessness. It was painful. At this time it is totally different, however you see, I’ve all the time dreamed of an previous man. At the same time as a baby I didn’t dream of kissing her: I dreamed of taking her to a desert island, going out to dinner together with her ».

Ah, however aren’t they goals of previous individuals?

“In brief”.

What are you afraid of?

“I’ve all the time been afraid of tinnitus, which I’ve suffered from for years. It scares me as a result of that buzz nails you to the current, to an everlasting current that you just really feel you’ll be able to’t change.”

And the way do you see your self in twenty years?

“In a vivid lounge, in a white shirt, speaking about work with my brothers.”

We go away the restaurant, within the coronary heart of Northern Rome. A waiter stops him and says, “Oh, you are wonderful.” Castellitto-Totti smiles (an attractive smile, mounted below clear water-green eyes) and replies: «Er, let’s have a look at».


June 12, 2022 (change June 12, 2022 | 07:02)

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