Roberto Tiraboschi is an italian writer, playwright and screenwriter. He born in Bergamo, Lombardy, in 1958.

Currently he splits his time between Rome and Venice.[1][2]


In 1976 Tiraboschi received his degree in Letters at the University of Milan and as actor and assistant director at the Academy of “Piccolo Teatro” in Milan. [3]

Afterwards, he started to work as a playwright and in 1982 he won his first award (Premio Riccione),  with the drama “La madre rovesciata”.[2]

His work as screenwriter began in 1989 with “L'aria serena dell'ovest”, a feature film written together with Silvio Soldini. From there on, he started working with many Italian film directors, as Silvio Soldini, Pasquale Pozzessere, Liliana Cavani, Marco Pontecorvo.

Tiraboschi debuted as a novelist with “La levatrice di Thanatos” in 1995.

Since 2016, he teaches “Screenplay” at Experimental Cinematography Centre and at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice


In 1982 he won the Premio Riccione for the drama “La madre rovesciata”.

With his book “Sonno” he won the Premio Narrativa di Bergamo (in 2007) and the Premio Stresa (in 2009).



La levatrice di Thanatos, Dino Audino editore, 1995

Sguardo 11, edizioni e/o, 2002

Sonno, edizioni e/o, 2007

La pietra per gli occhi. Venetia 1106, edizioni e/o, 2015

The eye stone. The first Medieval noir about the birth of Venice, Europa Editions, 2015

La bottega dello speziale. Venetia 1118, edizioni e/o, 2016

The Apothecary's Shop: Venice 1118 A.D., Europa Editions, 2017


La madre rovesciata (1982)

Domeniche (1991)


L'aria serena dell'ovest, directed by Silvio Soldini (1989)

Un'anima divisa in due, directed by Silvio Soldini (1991)

Padre e figlio, directed by Pasquale Pozzessere (1994)

L'anniversario, directed by Mario Orfini (1998)

Parada, directed by Marco Pontecorvo (2008)

Troppo amore, directed by di Liliana Cavani, episode of “Mai per amore” TV series (2012)

Tempo instabile con probabili schiarite, directed by Marco Pontecorvo (2015)

  1. ^ (EN) Roberto Tiraboschi, in Europa Editions. URL consultato il 2 giugno 2017.
  2. ^ a b Roberto Tiraboschi: Libri dell'autore in vendita online, su www.ibs.it. URL consultato il 2 giugno 2017.
  3. ^ Roberto Tiraboschi, in Wikipedia, 3 maggio 2017. URL consultato il 2 giugno 2017.