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Dino Risi (1916–2008)


Dino Risi became a movie director by chance. In 1940 he met Alberto Lattuada at a friend's boutique. Lattuada told him they needed an assistant director for the movie Piccolo mondo antico (1941). Risi accepted just for fun, not for work. Later, he became a psychiatrist and wrote some articles for a local newspaper in his spare time. After the ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 91) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Scent of a Woman
(1992)
Il Sorpasso
Il Sorpasso Director
(1962)
Scent of a Woman
Scent of a Woman Director
(1974)

Filmography

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 2005 Rudolf Nureyev alla Scala (Video documentary)
 2002 Le ragazze di Miss Italia (TV Movie)
 1996 Esercizi di stile (segment "Myriam")
 1993 Missione d'amore (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1993)
- Episode #1.2 (1993)
- Episode #1.1 (1993)
 1990 Vita coi figli (TV Movie)
 1989 Running Away (TV Movie)
 1989 Quattro storie di donne (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Carla (1989)
 1988 Love for Life (TV Movie)
 1987 Teresa
 1984 ...e la vita continua (TV Mini-Series) (8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1984)
- Episode #1.7 (1984)
- Episode #1.6 (1984)
- Episode #1.5 (1984)
- Episode #1.4 (1984)
 1980 Les séducteurs (segment "Armando's Notebook")
 1979 Caro papà
 1978 Primo amore
 1977 Viva Italia! (segments "Con i saluti degli amici", "Tantum ergo", "Pornodiva", "Mammina mammona", "Senza parole")
 1977 Anima persa
 1973 Dirty Weekend
 1969 Vedo nudo
 1968 Il profeta
 1966 I nostri mariti (segment "Marito di Attilia, Il")
 1965 L'ombrellone
 1965 I complessi (segment "Una giornata decisiva")
 1965 The Dolls (segment "Telefonata, La")
 1964 Il gaucho
 1964 Il giovedì
 1963 I mostri
 1963 Il successo (uncredited)
 1962 Il Sorpasso
 1959 Il vedovo
 1953 Love in the City (Documentary) (segment "Paradiso per 3 ore")
 1952 Fuga dalla città (Short)
 1950 L'isola bianca (Short documentary)
 1950 Il grido della città (Documentary short)
 1950 Buio in sala (Short)
 1950 Il siero della verità (Documentary)
 1950 Segantini il pittore della montagna (Documentary short)
 1950 La montagna di luce (Short)
 1950 Caccia in Brughiera (Documentary short)
 1949 Seduta spiritica (Documentary)
 1949 La città dei traffici (Short)
 1949 Terra ladina (Documentary short)
 1949 Vince il sistema (Documentary short)
 1948 1848 (Documentary short)
 1948 La provincia dei sette laghi (Documentary short)
 1947 Cuore rivelatore (Short)
 1947 Cortili (Short)
 1947 Strade di Napoli (Documentary short)
 1947 Verso la vita (Short)
 1947 Pescatorella (Documentary short)
 1947 Tigullio minore (Documentary short)
 1946 Barboni (Documentary short)
 1946 I bersaglieri della signora (Documentary short)
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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Risi Dino | D. Risi | Risi
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I expect some surprises. Life, after all, is not all it's made out to be. (on being "curious about death")

Trivia:

He was orphaned at the age of 12, and was looked after by relatives and family friends. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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