Behind the White Glasses

Behind the White Glasses

Directed by Valerio Ruiz

A deep dive into the groundbreaking life and career of Lina Wertmüller, the first woman ever nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director. The documentary spans decades, revealing the artistic and human universe of a woman who, with her unfailing irony and taste for the grotesque, has left her mark in all the fields of entertainment in which she worked: cinema, drama, television, music.

A deep dive into the groundbreaking life and career of Lina Wertmüller, the first woman ever nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director.

Cast: Lina Wertmüller, Martin Scorsese, Sophia Loren, Nastassja Kinski, Harvey Keitel, Giancarlo Giannini, Marina Cicogna