OS DIRETORES [ITA]

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1. Luis César Amadori

Director | Madreselva

Italian-born former journalist and music critic who became a leading stage producer and dramatist, and, subsequently, writer-director of motion pictures in Argentina. After the overthrow of Peron worked in Spain for a decade.

2. Giuseppe Amato

Producer | La dolce vita

Giuseppe Amato was born on August 24, 1899 in Naples, Campania, Italy as Giuseppe Vasaturo. He was a producer and writer, known for La Dolce Vita (1960), Bicycle Thieves (1948) and Malìa (1946). He died on February 3, 1964 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

3. Mario Amendola

Writer | Trappola per sette spie

Mario Amendola was born on December 8, 1910 in Recco, Liguria, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Trappola per sette spie (1966), Sword of Damascus (1964) and Pensiero d'amore (1969). He died on December 22, 1993 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

4. Edoardo Anton

Writer | Angela

Edoardo Anton was born on January 7, 1910 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Edoardo Antonelli. He was a writer and director, known for Angela (1954), The Man from Cairo (1953) and Toto, Peppino, and the Hussy (1956). He died on May 11, 1986 in Villefranche-sur-Mer, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

5. Michelangelo Antonioni

Writer | Blowup

Michelangelo Antonioni was born in 1912 into a middle-class family and grew up in bourgeois surroundings of the Italian province. In Bologna he studied economics and commerce while he painted and also wrote criticism for a local newspaper. In 1939 he went to Rome and worked for the journal "Cinema"...

8. Giorgio Bianchi

Director | Cronaca nera

Giorgio Bianchi was born on February 18, 1904 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a director and actor, known for Cronaca nera (1947), Count Max (1957) and La maestrina (1942). He died on February 9, 1967 in Rome.

9. Roberto Bianchi Montero

Director | Rivelazioni di un maniaco sessuale al capo della squadra mobile

Roberto Bianchi Montero was born on December 7, 1907 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Roberto Bianchi. He was a director and writer, known for So Sweet, So Dead (1972), Tharus figlio di Attila (1962) and Savana: Violenza carnale (1979). He died in 1986.

10. Oreste Biancoli

Writer | Ladri di biciclette

Italian playwright, screenwriter, and director. At age 24, he received his law degree, but proceeded upon a career in journalism. He collaborated with Dino Falconi on a number of successful comedies for the stage before entering films soon after the coming of sound. Soon thereafter he began ...

11. Alessandro Blasetti

Director | Prima comunione

Alessandro Blasetti was born on July 3, 1900 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Father's Dilemma (1950), La corona di ferro (1941) and Me, Me, Me... and the Others (1966). He was married to Maria Laura Brofferio. He died on February 1, 1987 in Rome.

12. Mauro Bolognini

Director | Madamigella di Maupin

Mauro Bolognini was born on February 28, 1922 in Pistoia, Tuscany, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Madamigella di Maupin (1966), Farewell Moscow (1987) and Careless (1962). He died on May 14, 2001 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

13. Mario Bonnard

Director | Il trattato scomparso

Mario Bonnard was born on December 24, 1889 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Mario Bonard. He was a director and actor, known for Il trattato scomparso (1933), The Son of the White Mountain (1930) and Thirty Seconds of Love (1936). He died on March 22, 1965 in Rome.

14. Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia

Director | Amore

Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia was born on July 8, 1894 in Frosinone, Lazio, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Amore (1936), Music on the Run (1943) and L'amore si fa così (1939). He died on January 3, 1998 in Rome, Lazio.

15. Guido Brignone

Director | Passaporto rosso

Guido Brignone was born on December 6, 1886 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Passaporto rosso (1935), Loyalty of Love (1934) and Under the Southern Cross (1938). He was married to Lola Visconti-Brignone. He died on March 6, 1959 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

17. Mario Camerini

Director | Il signor Max

Mario Camerini was born on February 6, 1895 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Mister Max (1937), I'll Give a Million (1935) and Love Story (1942). He was married to Assia Noris. He died on February 4, 1981 in Gardone Riviera, Lombardy, Italy.

18. Carlo Campogalliani

Director | La grande luce - Montevergine

Carlo Campogalliani was born on October 10, 1885 in Concordia sulla Secchia, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He was a director and actor, known for La grande luce - Montevergine (1939), Stadio (1934) and The Knight of Kruja (1940). He was married to Letizia Quaranta. He died on August 10, 1974 in Rome, ...

21. Renato Castellani

Writer | Due soldi di speranza

Renato Castellani was born on September 4, 1913 in Finale Ligure, Liguria, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Two Cents Worth of Hope (1952), Romeo and Juliet (1954) and Sotto il sole di Roma (1948). He died on December 28, 1985 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

24. Luigi Chiarini

Writer | La bella addormentata

Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1961

25. Duilio Coletti

Director | La grande speranza

Member of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1958

27. Luigi Comencini

Writer | Voltati Eugenio

Luigi Comencini was born on June 8, 1916 in Salò, Lombardy, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Eugenio (1980), Everybody Go Home! (1960) and Bread, Love and Dreams (1953). He was married to Giulia Grifeo. He died on April 6, 2007 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

28. Leonardo Cortese

Director | Art. 519 codice penale

Leonardo Cortese was born on May 24, 1916 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a director and actor, known for Article 519, Penal Code (1952), Violenza sul lago (1954) and The Conspiracy of the Crazy (1941). He was married to Margherita Ligios. He died on October 21, 1984 in Rome.

29. Mario Costa

Director | Pini di Roma

Mario Costa was born on June 1, 1910 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Pini di Roma (1941), The Beast (1970) and Mad About Opera (1948). He died on October 22, 1995 in Rome.

30. Vittorio Cottafavi

Director | Traviata '53

The son of an army officer and landowner, Cottafavi (christened Benedetto Vittorio Emmanuele Secondo) was already endowed with a university education in law, philosophy and literature by the time he graduated from the famous Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome in 1938.

He began his ...

31. Luigi Filippo D'Amico

Writer | Noi siamo le colonne

Luigi Filippo D'Amico was born on October 9, 1924 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Noi siamo le colonne (1956), Football Crazy (1974) and Bravissimo (1955). He died on April 28, 2007 in Rome.

32. Luciano Emmer

Director | Domenica d'agosto

Luciano Emmer was born on January 19, 1918 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Domenica d'agosto (1950), The Water... the Fire (2003) and Il paradiso perduto (1949). He died on September 16, 2009 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

33. Aldo Fabrizi

Actor | Guardie e ladri

Beloved, hugely popular Italian comic character actor/writer/director, in music halls and variety shows for much of his early career. Fabrizi entered films in 1942 and often wrote and directed his vehicles, winning international acclaim in the Roberto Rossellini's neorealist drama Rome, Open City (...

34. Lionello De Felice

Writer | Cento anni d'amore

Lionello De Felice was born on September 9, 1916 in Naples, Campania, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for 100 Years of Love (1954), Too Young for Love (1953) and El pasado te acusa (1958). He died on December 14, 1989 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

35. Federico Fellini

Writer | Amarcord

The women who both attracted and frightened him and an Italy dominated in his youth by Mussolini and Pope Pius XII - inspired the dreams that Fellini started recording in notebooks in the 1960s. Life and dreams were raw material for his films. His native Rimini and characters like Saraghina (the ...

36. Eduardo De Filippo

Writer | Napoli milionaria

Coming from a show-business family (his father Eduardo Scarpetta was a famous stage actor), Eduardo de Filippo made his stage debut at age 5 playing the role of "Peppiniello" in his father's comedy "Miseria e Nobiltà". At 32 he formed his own stage company with his brother Peppino de Filippo and ...

39. Pietro Francisci

Director | Saffo - Venere di Lesbo

Pietro Francisci was born on September 9, 1906, in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a director and writer, best known for Anthony of Padua (1949), Attila: Scourge of God (1954), Hercules (1958), and Hercules Unchained (1959). The three later pictures launched the very successful career of Joseph E. ...

40. Lucio Fulci

Writer | Murderock - Uccide a passo di danza

Lucio Fulci, born in Rome in 1927, remains as controversial in death as he was in life. A gifted craftsman with a sharp tongue and a wicked sense of dark humor, Fulci achieved some measure of notoriety for his gore epics of the late 1970s and early 1980s, but respect was long in coming.

Abandoning ...

41. Rate Furlan

Writer | L'acqua li portò via

Rate Furlan was born on March 9, 1911 in Padua, Veneto, Italy. He was an actor and writer, known for L'acqua li portò via (1949), Lo zappatore (1950) and Giudicatemi! (1948). He died on November 28, 1989 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

42. Carmine Gallone

Director | Giuseppe Verdi

Carmine Gallone was born on September 10, 1885 in Taggia, Liguria, Italy as Carmelo Camillo Gallone. He was a director and writer, known for The Life of Giuseppe Verdi (1938), Odessa in fiamme (1942) and Scipione l'africano (1937). He was married to Soava Gallone. He died on March 12, 1973 in ...

43. Vittorio Gassman

Actor | Sleepers

Vittorio Gassman studied theatre in his youth and was quite a good basketball player. He debuted on stage in 1943 and soon felt home in all classical theatre works. Since 1946 he also worked at the movies and his first big role there was the criminal in Bitter Rice (1949). This fixed him to his ...

44. Augusto Genina

Director | Cielo sulla palude

Augusto Genina was born on January 28, 1892 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Heaven Over the Marshes (1949), Bengasi (1942) and The Siege of the Alcazar (1940). He was married to Carmen Boni. He died on September 18, 1957 in Rome.

45. Giacomo Gentilomo

Director | Amanti in fuga

Quit the movie business in 1964 to devote himself to painting.

46. Pietro Germi

Writer | Il ferroviere

Pietro Germi was born on September 14, 1914 in Genoa, Liguria, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Man of Iron (1956), Divorce Italian Style (1961) and The Birds, the Bees and the Italians (1966). He was married to Olga D'Aiello and Anna Bancio. He died on December 5, 1974 in Rome, Lazio...

47. Ettore Giannini

Writer | Carosello napoletano

Ettore Giannini was born on December 15, 1912 in Naples, Campania, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Neapolitan Carousel (1954), Europe '51 (1952) and The City Stands Trial (1952). He died on November 15, 1990 in Massa Lubrense, Campania.

48. Marino Girolami

Director | Caccia al marito

Marino Girolami was born on February 1, 1914 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Caccia al marito (1960), My Friend, Dr. Jekyll (1960) and Walter e i suoi cugini (1961). He died on February 20, 1994 in Rome.

49. Claudio Gora

Director | Febbre di vivere

Claudio Gora was born on July 27, 1913 in Genoa, Liguria, Italy as Emilio Giordana. He was an actor and director, known for Eager to Live (1953), Torment of Love (1956) and The Facts of Murder (1959). He was married to Marina Berti. He died on March 13, 1998 in Rocca Priora, Lazio, Italy.

51. Alfredo Guarini

Writer | Senza una donna

Alfredo Guarini was born on May 23, 1901 in Sestri Ponente, Genoa, Liguria, Italy. He was a writer and producer, known for Senza una donna (1943), Documento Z-3 (1942) and La zia di Carlo (1943). He was married to Isa Miranda. He died on April 6, 1981 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

53. Carlo Lastricati

Assistant_director | Barbarella

Carlo Lastricati was born in 1921 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He is an assistant director and production manager, known for Barbarella (1968), Contempt (1963) and Fast and Sexy (1958).

54. Alberto Lattuada

Writer | Guendalina

Alberto Lattuada was born on November 13, 1914 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Guendalina (1957), Flesh Will Surrender (1947) and Bambina (1974). He was married to Carla Del Poggio. He died on July 3, 2005 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

56. Carlo Lizzani

Director | Banditi a Milano

Carlo Lizzani was born on April 3, 1922 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for The Violent Four (1968), Chronicle of Poor Lovers (1954) and It's a Hard Life (1964). He was married to Edith Bieber. He died on October 5, 2013 in Rome.

57. Nanni Loy

Director | Le quattro giornate di Napoli

Nanni Loy was born on October 23, 1925 in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy as Giovanni Loy. He was a director and writer, known for The Four Days of Naples (1962), Il padre di famiglia (1967) and Scugnizzi (1989). He died on August 21, 1995 in Fiumicino, Lazio, Italy.

59. Giulio Macchi

Assistant_director | Le carrosse d'or

Giulio Macchi was born on October 1, 1918 in Cantù, Lombardy, Italy. He was a director and assistant director, known for The Golden Coach (1952), Latin Lovers (1961) and Fabulous India (1954). He died on March 28, 2009 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

60. Anton Giulio Majano

Director | Condottieri

Father of actress Paola Majano.

61. Curzio Malaparte

Writer | Il Cristo proibito

Curzio Malaparte (1898-1957) was a prominent Italian writer who directed one film, Strange Deception (which he also wrote and scored) that was recognized a decade later by US critic Parker Tyler in his book, Classics Of The Foreign Film.After serving in the Great War. Malaparte (who chose a last ...

65. Marcello Marchesi

Writer | Milano miliardaria

Marcello Marchesi was born on April 4, 1912 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Milano miliardaria (1951), Tizio, Caio, Sempronio (1951) and Circo equestre Za-bum (1944). He was married to Enrica Sisti and Olga Barberis. He died on July 19, 1978 in San Giovanni di ...

66. Francesco Maselli

Director | Storia d'amore

Francesco Maselli was born on December 9, 1930 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He is a director and writer, known for A Tale of Love (1986), Codice privato (1988) and Time of Indifference (1964).

67. Camillo Mastrocinque

Director | I mariti (Tempesta d'anime)

Camillo Mastrocinque was born on May 11, 1901 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for I mariti (Tempesta d'anime) (1941), Don Pasquale (1940) and Lost in the Dark (1947). He died on April 23, 1969 in Rome.

68. Raffaello Matarazzo

Writer | Dora la espía

Raffaello Matarazzo started writing film reviews for the Roman newspaper Il Tevere before re-editing scripts for the Italian film company Cines. His first films were comedies until he shifted to making melodramas. With Chains (1949), produced by Titanus in 1949, he became the most successful ...

69. Mario Mattoli

Director | Abbandono

Mario Mattoli was born on November 30, 1898 in Tolentino, Marche, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Abbandono (1940), Schoolgirl Diary (1941) and La damigella di Bard (1938). He was married to Mity Mignone. He died on February 26, 1980 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

70. Gian Carlo Menotti

Writer | The Medium

Gian Carlo Menotti was born on July 7, 1911 in Cadegliano-Viconago, Lombardy, Italy. He was a writer and composer, known for The Medium (1951), Great Performances (1971) and NBC Television Opera Theatre (1949). He was married to Samuel Barber. He died on February 1, 2007 in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

73. Mario Monicelli

Writer | I compagni

Mario Monicelli was born on May 16, 1915 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for The Organizer (1963), Speriamo che sia femmina (1986) and An Average Little Man (1977). He was married to Antonella Salerni and Chiara Rapaccini. He died on November 29, 2010 in Rome.

75. Ermanno Olmi

Director | L'albero degli zoccoli

Ermanno Olmi was born on July 24, 1931 in Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978), The Legend of the Holy Drinker (1988) and The Profession of Arms (2001). He was married to Loredana Detto. He died on May 5, 2018 in Asiago, Veneto, Italy.

77. Domenico Paolella

Director | Maciste nell'inferno di Gengis Khan

Domenico Paolella was born on October 15, 1915 in Foggia, Puglia, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Hercules Against the Barbarians (1964), Rebel Gladiators (1962) and Operation Atlantis (1965). He died on October 7, 2002 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

81. Antonio Pietrangeli

Writer | Io la conoscevo bene

Antonio Pietrangeli was born on January 19, 1919 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for I Knew Her Well (1965), The Visit (1963) and March's Child (1958). He died on July 12, 1968 in Gaeta, Lazio.

82. Renato Polselli

Writer | La verità secondo Satana

Renato Polselli was born on February 24, 1922 in Arce, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for La verità secondo Satana (1972) and Delirio caldo (1972). He died on October 1, 2006 in Italy.

83. Gillo Pontecorvo

Director | La battaglia di Algeri

Gillo Pontecorvo was an Italian filmmaker. He is best known for his 1966 masterpiece, The Battle of Algiers, widely viewed as one of the finest films of its genre: realistic though fictionalized documentary. Its portrayal of the Algerian resistance during the Algerian War uses the neorealist style ...

84. Gianni Puccini

Writer | Io uccido, tu uccidi

Son of writer Mario Puccini, brother of director Massimo Mida.

86. Dino Risi

Director | Il sorpasso

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...

89. Francesco Rosi

Writer | Cadaveri eccellenti

Francesco Rosi was born on November 15, 1922 in Naples, Campania, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Illustrious Corpses (1976), La sfida (1958) and Salvatore Giuliano (1962). He was married to Giancarla Mandelli. He died on January 10, 2015 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

90. Roberto Rossellini

Writer | Paisà

The master filmmaker Roberto Rossellini, as one of the creators of neo-realism, is one of the most influential directors of all time. His neo-realist films influenced France's nouvelle vague movement in the 1950s and '60s that changed the face of international cinema. He also influenced American ...

91. Franco Rossi

Director | Amici per la pelle

Held a degree in literature.

93. Guido Salvini

Director | Adriana Lecouvreur

Guido Salvini was born on May 12, 1893 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Adriana Lecouvreur (1955), Queen of the Scala (1937) and Orizzonte dipinto (1941). He died on May 4, 1965 in Florence.

94. Giuseppe De Santis

Writer | Caccia tragica

Giuseppe De Santis was born on February 11, 1917 in Fondi, Lazio, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Tragic Hunt (1947), Days of Love (1954) and Bitter Rice (1949). He was married to Gordana Miletic. He died on May 16, 1997 in Rome, Lazio.

96. Leopoldo Savona

Director | I diavoli di Spartivento

Leopoldo Savona was born on July 13, 1913 in Lenola, Lazio, Italy. He was a director and assistant director, known for Arms of the Avenger (1963), Apocalypse Joe (1970) and La guerra continua (1962). He died on October 19, 2000 in Jesi, Marche, Italy.

98. Vittorio De Sica

Director | Ladri di biciclette

Vittorio De Sica grew up in Naples, and started out as an office clerk in order to raise money to support his poor family. He was increasingly drawn towards acting, and made his screen debut while still in his teens, joining a stage company in 1923. By the late 1920s he was a successful matinee ...

100. Mario Soldati

Writer | La provinciale

Mario Soldati studied by the Jesuits and in the 1920s was acquainted with liberal intellectuals who gathered around Piero Gobetti. He wrote his first play ("Pilatus") when he was 18, and published hist first short story collection ("Salmace") in 1929. In 1935 he reached literary success with "...



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