A writer and playwright, Elisabetta Bucciarelli wrote for the theatre, cinema and television. She studied at the Laboratorio di Scrittura Dramaturgia of Piccolo Teatro di Milano, she made her debut when she was twenty with the play "Forte come un toro". In 1990, she co-directed the short film by Roberta Torre "Tempo da buttare" which was awarded a prize in Edinburgh the same year. In 1996, she wrote the plot and screenplay of the medium-length film "Amati Matti" directed by Daniele Pignatelli and the actor Giuseppe Battistoni. The film received a special mention by the jury of 53rd Cinema Biennale in Venice. Since 2004, she has been scriptwriting for TV. In 2005, she started the mystery books with the Milanese protagonist Maria Doloers Vergani, with the famous "Dritto al cuore" (2013). She wrote several short stories published in newspapers and anthologies. In 2013, she went back to theatre with "L'etica del parcheggio abusivo". Then she published the essay on writing "Scrivo dunque sono" (2014) and, in 2015, the novel "La resistenza del maschio". For Caracò she edited "L'uomo nero. Stereotipi maschili raccontati dalle donne", an anthology of short stories.
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