As a director Gabriele initially found success in his native Italy with films such as One Last Kiss and Remember Me, My Love, before making his breakthrough in Hollywood with The Pursuit of Happyness in 2006.
I spoke with him in London recently about his latest film and how he first hooked up with Will Smith.
You can listen to it here:[audio:http://filmdetail.receptionmedia.com/Gabriele_Muccino_on_Seven_Pounds.mp3]
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Seven Pounds is out at UK cinemas from today
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