He was born in Palermo, Italy, in 1971, and then raised in Ethiopia. He graduates in Rome in the faculty of History and critics of cinema, with a thesis on Jonathan Demme.
He made his directorial debut in the feature film The Protagonists (1999), presented at the 56th edition of the International Venice Film Festival. In 2002 he directs Mundo Civilizado, presented in 2003 at the 56th edition of the Locarno Film Festival. Now Luca is currently producing the films Incompresa, by Asia Argento, and Antonia, by Ferdinando Cito Filomarino. Suspiria, remake of legendary film by Dario Argento, remains his most ambitious production effort and is currently under development.


Cegados por el sol (2015), Yo soy el amor (2009), Melissa P. (2015), Bertolucci on Bertolucci (2013), The Protagonists (1999)