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Domenico ‘Mimmo’ Calopresti was born in Polìstena, Calabria. He made his directorial debut in 1995 at the Cannes Film Festival with La seconda volta, starring Valeria Bruni Tedeschi. He won a Nastro d’argento Best Original Story award for La parola amore esiste.
Regarding his film Aspromonte Land of the Forgotten, Calopresti stated "The South has always been a geographic location and a location of the soul, hell and paradise, fact and fiction. So is this film.”