Sara Serraiocco • Italy
Shooting Stars 2016
Sara Serraiocco had the lead role in the acclaimed film Salvo, and will now repeat the feat in two films: Accabadora and La ragazza del mondo
Sara Serraiocco was born in Pescara and has followed her passion for dance and cinema since her childhood. She moved to Rome where she attended the prestigious Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia after finishing school. An appearance in an episode of the Italian TV series RIS - Crimini imperfetti led to her landing the lead role in the 2013 acclaimed film Salvo [+see also:
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interview: Sara Serraiocco
film profile]. Her performance as Rita, a young blind girl, won several major awards, including the Globo d'Oro awarded by the foreign press to Best Actress, and the Nastro d'Argento as Newcomer of the Year. In 2014, she was chosen by the director Liliana Cavani to play the role of Chiara of Assisi in the mini series Francesco. In 2015, she was cast in the lead of two films: Accabadora directed by Enrico Pau, and La ragazza del mondo directed by Marco Danieli.