About the Author
Donato Placido, actor and writer, was born in Ascoli Satriano (Foggia), Italy. As an actor, he is known for "Caligola" directed by Tinto Brass and "An Hour of Religion" (L'ora di religione") directed by Marco Bellocchio. He writes his first poem in local dialect at the age of eight. Since then, for half a century, he writes poetry, stories, novels, theological and philosophical essays. Olga Matsyna, actress and poet, was born in Russia, but lives in Italy. Apart from playing in fi lms and directing theatre shows, she writes poems, stories, scripts and translates Russian poetry into European languages.
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