Massimo studied History of Art in Italy. He moved to London, where he attended the London College of Printing, now London College of Communication.
He always worked in photography, almost exclusively in fine art and antiques.
He attended the London Film School (and Warwick University) where he graduated with a master’s degree in January 2019.
Working essentially in Production, La Petite Folie is his first movie as director.
A passionate collector and antiquarian, he lives between London and Italy.
In the Buddhist tradition, in the “Bardo Thodol – the Tibetan Book of the Dead” it is written that you will approach the life after death with the same state of mind, same emotions and feelings you were experiencing just before dying.
I always found this extremely fascinating, the fact that you can actually chose how to face your final destiny, especially when you see it coming.
This is a movie about minorities, and their right to be. A movie about defeated fear and sheltering tenderness.