Films A to Z
- 5 min.
- Year of Production:
- Isabella Rossellini
- Production Company:
- Rick Gilbert, Jody Shapiro, Isabella Rossellini
- Berlinale Section:
- Berlinale Category:
- Short Film
GREEN PORNO is a series of very short films conceived by, written by, directed by and featuring Isabella Rossellini about the sex lives of bugs, insects and various other creatures. The films are a comical but insightful study of the curious ways in which certain animals “make love.“
The titles of the respective films are: SPIDER, DRAGONFLY, FIREFLY, FLY, SNAIL, BEE, MANTIS, EARTHWORM.
BIOGRAFIE Isabella Rossellini
Isabella Rossellini, the Italian actress and model who has made her home in America since 1979 and holds dual Italian and American citizenship, was born cinema royalty when she made her debut on June 18, 1952 in Rome. She is the daughter of two legends, three-time Oscar-winning Swedish-born actress Ingrid Bergman and neo-realist master Italian director Roberto Rossellini. She was also the third wife of Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese from 1979 to 1982 and the partner of legendary director David Lynch.
She made her movie debut in Vincente Minnelli's Nina - Nur eine Frage der Zeit (1976), which starred her mother. She then made a couple of Italian pictures and worked as an American correspondent for Italian television network RAI before appearing in Taylor Hackford's Cold War drama White Nights - Nacht der Entscheidung (1985) in 1985. She followed that up with her most memorable role, as the abused chanteuse in Lynch's masterpiece Blue Velvet: Verbotene Blicke (1986), she earned an Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead. She then went on to win a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress, for her performance as Lisle, the mysterious socialite, forever in her youth in Der Tod steht ihr gut (1992). In 1997, she was nominated for an Emmy Award as Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for a guest appearance on Chicago Hope - Endstation Hoffnung (1994).
FILMOGRAFIE Isabella Rossellini (selection)
2011 Animals Distract Me 2010 Bon appétit! (TV Short) 2008 Green Porno 2006 Oh La La (Short)
BIOGRAFIE Jody Shapiro
FILMOGRAFIE Jody Shapiro (selection)
2013 Burt's Buzz (Documentary) 2010 How to Start Your Own Country (Documentary) 2008 Green Porno 2005 Ice Breaker (Documentary)