Daniele Luchetti was born in Rome on July 25, 1960. In the mid-eighties he attended the Gaumont Film School, where he met Nanni Moretti and became his assistant in the film Bianca, then assistant director in The Masses is Ended. The film production company Sacher Film, founded by Moretti himself, then produced his first film It’s Happening Tomorrow in 1988, which won the David di Donatello for best debut film, and participates out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival where he receives a mention Caméra d'or. In 1991 he ran The Yes Man, whose subject will anticipate the political scandal of Mani Pulite (Clean Hands). The film participated in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, won the David di Donatello as best screenplay, best producer, best performer, best supporting actress, as well as the Golden Ciak for best film and best screenplay. In 1992 he directed the theatrical direction of the show Sottobanco, which in 1995 became the film School. In 1998 he shoots Little Teachers, before taking part in the collective film Another World is Possible (2001). In 2007 comes the success of My brother is an only child and always with Elio Germano later directed Our Life (2010). In 2013 directed Those Happy Years and two years later presents Call me Francesco about the Pope. In 2018 he directed Io sono Tempesta.