With acclaimed films Being in the World, Fix and Just Say Know,
Tao is a Mangu.tv favorite filmmaker and one of Moviemaker
magazine’s 10 Young Filmmakers To Watch. His new film,
Monogamish, explores marriage in the 21st century.
Tao Ruspoli is an Italian-American filmmaker, photographer, & musician. He is the second son of Prince Alessandro Ruspoli and Austrian-American actress Debra Berger.
Moviemaker magazine singled out Ruspoli as one of the 10 Young Filmmakers To Watch in 2008. His feature narrative debut, Fix, was one of 10 feature films to screen in competition at the 2008 Slamdance Film Festival and the Santa Barbara International Film Festival where Ruspoli was awarded the Heineken Red Star Award for “most innovative and progressive filmmaker.”
His well-known documentary Just Say Know is a personal discussion of his family’s drug addiction. His other films include the feature-length documentaries Flamenco: A Personal Journey, and Being in the World.
Tao founded LAFCO in 2000. The Los Angeles Filmmakers Cooperative, is a bohemian collective of filmmakers and musicians who work out of a converted school bus and made the film Behind the Wheel.
His latest feature-length documentary is called Monogamish and explores Sex, Love and Marriage in the 21st century.
Tao Ruspoli's films
An exploration of
Sex, Love and Monogamy
with Dan Savage & Christopher Ryan
An exploration of being human
in a technological age
"A bold new style and talent"
starring Olivia Wilde & Shawn Andrews
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