The Heroine’s Journey of Donatella Gottardi

  • What is the best thing that I love about my work? I can convey emotions. I myself have a lot of inner.
  • What is my idea of happiness? Happiness means being healthy, living peaceful moments, appreciating every day of life.
  • What is my greatest fear? Sickness, suffering, wars.
  • What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? I am often afraid of failing to reach my destinations
  • Which living persons in my profession do i most admire I admire many artists who, every day, challenge themselves with tenacity and modesty.
  • What is my greatest extravagance? To walk, to walk, to walk….
  • On what occasion would I lie? One can lie but only for a good purpose to avoid suffering for others.
  • What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? Too many times I am impatient and I struggle to wait, staying on the bench.
  • When and where was I the happiest, in my work? At the birth of my two children
  • If I could, what would I change about myself? I would like to be more confident towards others and strive to be happier with myself. But I am a simple hand with its fragility
  • What is my greatest achievement in work? Probably has yet to arrive but I am proud to have taken part in CERRO TORRE VERLOREN IN PATAGONIEN, the docu film of the great director and climber Reinhold MESSNER, concerning the tragic climb of Cesare Maestri on Cerro Torre
  • Where would I most like to live? I am lucky to live near the beautiful Dolomites, but I also love the sea. The lapping and the sound of the waves relaxes me.
  • What is my most treasured possession? I don t full attached to things.
  • What is my most marked characteristic? Empathy, sensitivity, honesty.
  • What is my most inspirational location, in my city? Bolzano, my city, offers suggestive angles to see everywhere. In particular the historic center.
  • What is my favorite place to eat and drink, in my city? I have simple tastes, I love trattorias with genuine South Tyrolean and Mediterranean food
  • What books influenced my life and how? In the evening I always have a good noir books to read on the bedside table. They help me to sleep. I love scandinavian writers very much, especially Jo Nesbo and Henning Mankell. They enter the minds of serial killers.
  • You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? No music. Just a prayer.
  • Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? I appreciated the figure of the detective Kurt Wallander, an anti hero, masterfully created by Henning Mankell
  • Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? I have no heroes, but there are people who help those who suffer internally or physically.
  • Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? There are many movies that I can recommend. Grease, Dirty dancing, La ragazza nella nebbia di Donato Carrisi, Le fate ignoranti di Ferzan Ozpetek, Dark skies…
  • What do the words ‘You are the storyteller of your own life’ to me? We cannot always choose, but we can try to face what life offers us.
  • Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? My dear children. And some trusted friends.
  • Which people or companies would I like to work with in 2022? I am open to projects and collaborations.
  • Where can you see me or my work in 2022? Currently in 2022 I was able to take part in movie projects shot in my homeland, South Tyrol. You can probably see me in BRENNERO, noir fiction, in a music video clip and perhaps in another fiction.
  • What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? Sometimes it can be an incitement to move forward and not to give in difficulties
  • Which creative professionals should Peter invite to tell their story? UpManagement my Actors’ Agency Rome and Milano, Casting directors Federico Cucchini, Marta Gervasutti, Leonardo Fabbri, Carlo Alberto Cucchini, director and screenwriter Nicola Ragone
  • How can you contact me? Instagram  @donatella_gottardi Fb   Youtube CHANNEL LinkedIn Donatella Gottardi mail

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