The eighth edition of the Magie d’Inverno, the now classic event impeccably organized every two years from Rosas 1945 jewelry store, scheduled from Friday 4 to Sunday 6 November in Nuoro at the Ethnographic Sardinian Museum, will have this year an exceptional godmother: Caterina Murino, one of the most famous Italian actresses.
Caterina Murino is originally from Cagliari in Sardinia. She began her career as a model, but very quickly her desire to act took over. From 1999 to 2000, she studied theatre at Francesca de Sapio’s school of theatre and cinema.
In 2002 she made her small screen debut in the series Don Matteo, as well as the TV film Le Jeune Casanova, and also in the Italian/Argentinian film Nowhere. While she was playing the role of Léa in L’enquête Corse by Alain Berberian, she landed her first important role alongside Christian Clavier, who in turn engaged her in the mad adventure of Bronzés 3 amis pour la vie by Patrice Leconte. In the meantime, the actress turned the heads of Pascal Elbé and Jean Dujardin in the comedy cop film L’Amour aux trousses by Philippe de Chauveron.
Multilingual, Caterina’s command of Italian, English, Spanish and French has enabled her to rapidly take on roles in international cinema.
Her career took a decisive turn when she was awarded the coveted role of Bond girl Solange Dimitrios, who is seduced by Agent 007 (Daniel Craig) in Casino Royale (2006) by Martin Campbell.
Filming in France as well as overseas, Caterina played in Ciao Stefano by Gianni Zanasi, Le grand alibi by Pascal Bonitzer and Made in Italy by Stephane Giusti, Comme les 5 doigts de la main by Alexandre Arcady, La proie and also in the USA in Die by Dominic Laurence James and The garden of Eden by John Irvin with Mena Suvari and Jack Huston.
Caterina also appeared on television in the mini series XIII for Canal+ as well as in The Aurelio Zen Mysteries alongside Rufus Sewell.
She was seen on Arte in the Odysseus mini series with Niels Schneider and Alessio Boni, as well as on TFI in Taxi Brooklin, the TV adaptation of the film Taxi. In 2006 she was nominated for the César Awards as “meilleur espoir” for the film L’Amour aux Trousses.
Caterina Murino’s statement «I am very devoted to my land, which is not just beautiful, but also elegant. Sardinia is an elegance flagship. This is an aspect that gets too little emphasized, but it is true and clear as its beauty. Magie d’Inverno showcases the very elegance of Sardinia, our Sardinian savoir faire, our value of artisans and entrepreneurs. As godmother I am honoured to make a contribution to letting this side of my island and of my countrypersons known».
The event takes place in close collaboration with the most prestigious brands in the luxury world: Cartier, IWC, Gucci timepieces, Longines, Montblanc, Hamilton, Apple Watch, Locman, Armani, Michael Kors, Paul Picot, Vetta and Breil for the big world of watchmaking, Pomellato, Gucci jewelry, DoDo, Salvini, Mikimoto, MiMì, Pandora, Quaglia, Miluna, Utopia and Chimento for jewelry. Great news since two editions, as a result of the involvement of Casa Rosas concept store, has been the presence of major brands of decorative, furniture and kitchen as Venini, Villeroy & Boch, Richard Ginori, Alessi, Carlo Moretti, Lagostina, Rosenthal, Wedgwood, Moser and Christofle prestigious silverware of which Rosas 1945 is the only concessionaire for the whole of Sardinia.