Nino Manfredi and Luigi Comencini 1971

Luigi Comencini

From ‘Pane, amore e fantasia’ to ‘Pinocchio’: The Cinematic Journey of Luigi Comencini. Luigi Comencini, born in Salò, Brescia (Italy), on June 8, 1916, spent … Read more

Ruggero Deodato and Eli Roth

Ruggero Deodato

The Cinematic Impact of Ruggero Deodato: Master of Italian Horror. Ruggero Deodato was born on May 7, 1939, in Potenza, Italy and passed away on … Read more

Paolo Cavara

Paolo Cavara

Paolo Cavara: A Pioneering Italian Filmmaker and Screenwriter Early Career and Expedition to Ceylon Born in Bologna on July 4, 1926, Paolo Cavara initially studied … Read more


Franco Prosperi

Franco Prosperi: Italian Filmmaker and Naturalist. Early Career and Academic Background Franco Prosperi was born in Rome in 1928 and is an Italian film director. … Read more


Gualtiero Jacopetti

Gualtiero Jacopetti (Barga, September 4, 1919 – Rome, August 17, 2011) was an Italian journalist, director, and documentarian. He co-created the Mondo movie genre, along … Read more

director Tinto Brass (on the left) and actress Tina Aumont

Tinto Brass

Tinto Brass, born Giovanni Brass on March 26, 1933, in Milan, Italy, is a renowned Italian filmmaker, screenwriter, and editor, best known for his contributions … Read more


Franco Zeffirelli

Franco Zeffirelli (1923–2019) was an Italian director and producer of films, television, and opera, as well as a former senator in the Italian Republic. Known … Read more


Mario Soldati

Mario Soldati (Torino, November 17, 1906 – Tellaro, June 19, 1999) was an Italian writer, journalist, essayist, director, screenwriter, and television author. Born in Torino … Read more


Gillo Pontecorvo

Gillo Pontecorvo (born Gilberto Pontecorvo, Pisa, November 19, 1919 – Rome, October 12, 2006) was an Italian film director, screenwriter, actor, composer, and partisan fighter. … Read more


Ermanno Olmi

Ermanno Olmi (Bergamo, July 24, 1931 – Asiago, May 7, 2018) was an Italian film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor, and writer. Primarily known for … Read more

Giuseppe Bertolucci

Giuseppe Bertolucci

Giuseppe Bertolucci (February 27, 1947 – June 16, 2012) was an Italian film director and screenwriter. Born in Parma, he was the son of poet … Read more

Carlo Lizzani directs a scene from the film 'Lo svitato' with Dario Fo (1955)

Carlo Lizzani

Carlo Lizzani (Rome, April 3, 1922 – Rome, October 5, 2013) was an accomplished Italian film director, screenwriter, film historian, film critic, and producer. Born … Read more

Alberto Lattuada

Alberto Lattuada

Mario Alberto Lattuada (Vaprio d’Adda, November 14, 1914 – Orvieto, July 3, 2005) was a distinguished Italian filmmaker and critic. Born in Vaprio d’Adda, he … Read more

Bruno Bozzetto

Bruno Bozzetto Filmography

Bruno Bozzetto, born on March 3, 1938, in Milan, is an Italian animator, illustrator, and director. He is the creator of seven films, including five … Read more