upcoming Desideria Corridoni, known as Desiree in the arts, was born in Rome, Italy into a high profile “cinema” family.
Desiree began her career on the set of Federico Fellini’s film “La città delle donne” immediately after that she worked at the colossal "King David" with Richard Gere and, in the first years of her career, continued working with the most important Italian directors Alberto Lattuada, Mauro Bolognini, Enrico Maria Salerno and Franco Zeffirelli on “Otello “and “The Young Toscanini” with Elisabeth Taylor. She became Hair Stylist and began working in important American and English films as “Seven Years in Tibet”,directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud , “The Affair of the Necklace”, by Charles Shyer, and “Tea with Mussolini”, by Franco Zeffirelli with the oscar-winning Brad Pritt, Hilary Swank, Adrien Brody, Christopher Walken, Maggie Smith, Cher, Judi Dench.
She has been also involved in several TV series and receives 2 Emmy Awards Nominations for “Cleopatra”, by Franc Roddam, and “My House in Umbria”, by Richard Loncraine with Maggie Smith and Chris Cooper, also him an Oscar-winning. She was in his last movie and then continues her professional growth working in American Colossal including “Passion”, by Mel Gibson, “Ocean’s Twelve”, by Steven Soderbergh, “Mission Impossible III”, by J.J.Abrams, always working with important actors and Academy Awards Winning as George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Tom Cruise, Catherina Zeta-Jones.
During the film “The Brothers Grimm" by Terry Gilliam she met Heath Ledger, with who was born an incredible friendship. In Ledger’s following film, “Casanova”, Desiree became his personal hair designer.
In 2006 she reaches the peak of her career as the Hair & Wig Designer of Sofia Coppola’s film “Marie Antoniette” where, according to the style of the film, she creates Epoca Hairstyles revisited in a fashion way. For this film won the Bulgari Cinecittà Holding, L’Oreal Professional Award and the Berenice Chioma Award as best Hair Stylist and received several nominations at BAFTA London and OFTA Film Award Gold Derby Film Award in Los Angeles.
During the following years she continued her professional career working in international movies and TV series with other Oscar-Winning actors including Vanessa Redgrave, winning two more Berenice Chioma Awards for the TV series “Coco Chanel”, with Shirley Mclaine, and “Kiss Your Hands” and receiving other two Berenice Chioma Awards Nomination for the TV series “TUT” and “Rudolph Valentino The Legend”.
In 2014 she organized several master classes of vintage hairstyles in Bulgary at Sofia’s Nu Boyana and in the same year she realized in Rome an exhibition of contemporary art of sculptures of ‘700s hairstyles using recycled material entitled “Marie Antoinette C’est Moi”.
In the 2015-2016 she collaborates with Piero Tosi masterclasses at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome.
Works in several art films including “Looking for Oum Kulthum”, the story of the famous Egyptian singer Oum Kulthum directed by Shirin Neshat with Egyptian actress Yasmin Raeis
In 2018-2019 she works in Kingdoms of Fire romanized: Mamalik Al-Nar) is an Arabic historical drama television series about the reign of Ottoman Empire's Selim I and Mamluk Sultanate's Tuman bay II, created by Muhammed Abdulmalik and directed by British director Peter Webber.
Sin Il peccato – Il furore di Michelangelo is a Russian-Italian biographical drama film written and directed by Andrei Konchalovsky released in October 2019.
The Book of Vision is a 2020 psychological drama film directed by Carlo S. Hintermann (in his narrative feature directorial debut) and starring Charles Dance, Lotte Verbeek and Sverrir Gudnason. Terrence Malick serves as an executive producer.It was selected as the opening film of the International Critics' Week at the 77th Venice International Film Festival.
The land of Sons is a 2021 Italian post-apocalyptic drama film, directed by Claudio Cupellini.The film is based on the comic of the same name by Gipi
Boundless (Spanish: Sin límites) is a Spanish historical drama and adventure television miniseries Amazon directed by Simon West. It stars Álvaro Morte and Rodrigo Santoro as Juan Sebastián Elcano and Ferdinand Magellan respectively. It was created on the 500th anniversary of the First Circumnavigation of the World.
Chiara is a 2022 biographical historical musical drama film written and directed by Susanna Nicchiarelli. It follows the life of Saint Clare of Assisi, played by Margherita Mazzucco. It premiered in competition at the 79th Venice International Film Festival.
From November 2022 in the big Screens "L'Ombra di Caravaggio" (Caravaggio's Shadow) Directed by Michele Placido starring Isabelle Huppert , Louis Garrel and Riccardo Scamarcio
In Post Production "The Palace" in an upcoming black comedy film directed by Roman Polanski the film stars Mickey Rourke , Oliver Masucci , Fanny Ardant , John Cleese and also the International Tv series Disney+ "El Turco" The story of Balaban, a soldier in the Janissary army, who settled in Moena in northern Italy after the Battle of Vienna in 1683 with famous Turkish actor Can Yaman.
Currently shooting Tv series Netflix "The Leopard"
On May 2023 Desiree win David di Donatello award for best Hairstyling for film "L'Ombra di Caravaggio" (Caravaggio's Shadow).
On May 10, 2023 Desiree wins the David di Donatello for best hairstyle for the film The Shadow by Caravaggio