Leonardo Nigro is IVAN

also called “the nerd”
His motto: it’s easier to control a computer than a family


If there is someone that Ivan absolutely cannot stand, it is Mario, his ex-boss, who fired him from the computer company where he worked. Stressed out by a neurotic and needy ex-wife and a daughter, Scilla, who he adores but who is, to say the least a bundle of energy he is unable to control, to make ends meet he is forced to work at a gas station. So when one day Mario shows up at his door, his first impulse is to punch him in the nose. But then...


Swiss actor of Italian origins, Leonardo Nigro graduated in 1996 at the European Film Actor School in Zurigo. In 2005 he plays Sergio Dini in the box office hit «Grounding, the last days of Swissair». He plays then in “Nachbeben”, for which he wins a nomination as best actor at the Solothurn Film Festival in 2007. The same year he wins the Swiss Price in fiction TV as best actor in “Tod in der Lochmatt” by Daniel Helfer.

Among his many films “Happy New Year” by Christoph Schaub, “Tag und Nacht” by Tobias Fueter, “Sennentuntschi” by Michael Steiner, and the multi-awarded short film “Auf der Strecke” by Reto Caffi. In 2009 he plays Igor in “Sinestesia” by Erik Bernasconi, for which he receives countless awards. The same year he works for Silvio Soldini in “Cosa voglio di più” in the role of Vincenzo, opposite Alba Rohrwacher. He was recently in the cast of “Die Schwarzen Brüder by Oscar winner Xavier Koller.