The Heroine’s Journey of Lilia Carlone

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  

I think it’s difficult for me to talk about proper work, I’m still studying and experimenting my style and my personal taste. I can say for sure that translating my emotion into visual experience (still or moving) and be able to being understood it’s the most I can ask for now. The goal is to work as director of photography, creating a slow dance between the camera and the actors on a colorful stage.

What is my idea of perfect happiness?  

In a world where everything is conveyed to work and money, my perfect happiness would be living without worries, doing my work only for passion. Travel and discover the beauty of our only one world we have. With those who I love.

What is my greatest fear?  

To not have time to do everything I want to do and to lose the people I love.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?  

The moments when I do not trust myself that make me do everything with fear, taking wrong decisions because of my insecurity.

What is my greatest extravagance?  

It’s not for me to say it.

On what occasion would I lie?  

When the lie can save me or someone else.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?  


When and where was I the happiest, in my work?  

It hasn’t happened yet.

If I could, what would I change about myself?  

When I help someone I love, talking about what is the right thing to do, making them feeling reassured, and then figure out that I can’t do the same with myself. And take off my acne.

What is my greatest achievement in work?  

Started to be understood.

Where would I most like to live? 

I didn’t find my right place in the world yet.

What is my most treasured possession?

My life and how I’ve been raised.

What is my most marked characteristic?

Someone told me that my power and sense of duty telling the beauty that surrounds me.

What is my most inspirational location, in my city?  

Sidewalks, walking slowly.

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?

Everywhere I feel comfortable.

What books influenced my life and how?

I think I didn’t read the book that changed my life yet.

Who are my favorite writers?

don’t know yet, I feel that I didn’t read enough.

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?

Joao Gilberto.

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? 

Anna Magnani.

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?

My mother.

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? 

In the mood for love – Wong Kar Wai

Love – Gaspar Noè

The Dreamers – Bernardo Bertolucci

What role plays art in my life and work?

Essential, art has transversals roles in my work, it can be inspired from classical art to a personal point of view,

I take inspiration from photographers, directors, literature and everything that can be motivational for me.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?  

My family, my boyfriend and my really close friend (they know who they are), but above all, my self.

Whom would I like to work with in 2017?  

My goal it’s to work with Christopher Doyle. Sooner or later.

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2017?

People truly passionate and with no boundaries.

What project, in 2017, am I looking forward to work on?  

A photography exhibition with my boyfriend.

Where can you see me or my work in 2017?

In the streets of Turin in March, on web magazine and on the screen of your computers (for now, I hope).

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? 


Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story?

Thais Montessori Brandao and Mariam Al-Ferjani, respectively a great fashion stylist and my best friend, my muse and the most inspiring young girl that I know.

How can you contact me?


Instagram @liliaistalkative



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