Italian director Gabriele Muccino talks to us about the new Will Smith movie “Seven Pounds”

As a director, Gabriele Muccino initially found success in his native Italy with films like “One Last Kiss and “Remember Me, My Love”. Now Muccino is turning to the Hollywood audience, having made his breakthrough in 2006 with the well received “The Pursuit of Happyness”.

Once again he has chosen to work with Will Smith, the time on the indie drama pic “Seven Pounds” – Paul Byrne recently met up with the director to discuss the film, the critics response and reuniting with the Fresh Prince.


“Seven Pounds” is in Irish cinemas now.