Chiara Caselli Biography
Six years later, at the age of 20, Chiara Caselli appeared on the film Il segreto, which was directed by famous director Francesco Maselli. Because of her outstanding performance in the film, Chiara Caselli was awarded the Saint Vincent Silver Award in 1990. This role was followed by Liliana Cavanis Dove siete? Io sono qui in 1992, which earned her another two awards, the Nastro dargento and the Grolla doro.
Her stunning looks and prolific acting was immediately noticed by French director, Gerard Corbiau, thus she was cast in his movie The Year of the Devil, which was shot in the Alps in 1991. Soon after, Chiara Caselli made her way to Hollywood by taking a part in Gus Van Sants My Own Private Idaho starring matinee idol River Phoenix.
In 1993 Chiara Caselli starred in the movie Costa-gavras (Small Apocalypse) as well as Vittorio co-starring Paolo Taviani. In 1995, director Michelangelo Antonioni cast her as one of the heroines for his film Beyond the Clouds. She again worked with him five years later in Destinazione Verna.
Chiara Caselli was given the lead role in the movie The Blood of the Innocent Ones, in which she starred her husband Stefano Dionisi. She has already worked with him for three other movies, Il Segreto, Sabato Italiano, and The Price Has to Pay. The Blood of the Innocent Once was directed by yet another renowned director Dario Argento.
In 2002, Chiara Caselli once again made her way back to Hollywood when she took on a supporting role in the movie Ripleys Game, a sequel to Patricia Highsmiths psychological thriller The Talented Mr. Ripley, which continued the life of the creative, self-obsessed con artist, Tom Ripley. The film, which was shot in Italy, starred John Malkovich and was directed by Anthony Minghella. Chiara Caselli worked again with John Malkovich in Beyond the Clouds.