Pupi Avati

Pupi Avati was born on November 3, 1938 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He is a writer and director, known for The House of the Laughing … Read more


Gabriele Salvatores

Gabriele Salvatores is an Italian Academy Award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker. Gabriele Salvatores was born in Naples, Campania, Italy on July 30, 1950. He is a … Read more


Giuseppe Tornatore

Giuseppe Tornatore (born May 27, 1956) is a screenwriter and filmmaker from Italy. He is regarded as one of the filmmakers who restored critical praise … Read more


Francesco Rosi

Francesco Rosi was an Italian film director who lived from November 15, 1922, to January 10, 2015. At the 1972 Cannes Picture Festival, his film … Read more


Ettore Scola

Ettore Scola: A Pillar of Italian Cinema Ettore Scola (born in Trevico, May 10, 1931 – died in Rome, January 19, 2016), was a distinguished … Read more


Lina Wertmüller

Lina Wertmüller etched her name into the pantheon of Italian cinema throughout the 1970s with a succession of strongly polemical, immensely contentious, and brilliantly entertaining … Read more


Mario Bava

Mario Bava (31 July 1914 – 27 April 1980) was an Italian film director, cinematographer, special effects artist, and screenwriter who was known as the … Read more


Enzo Barboni

Enzo Barboni (7 July 1922 – 23 March 2002), often known as E.B. Clucher; his grandmother’s surname, was an Italian film director, cinematographer, and screenwriter … Read more

Giuseppe Colizzi

Giuseppe Colizzi (Rome, June 28, 1925 – Rome, August 23, 1978) was an Italian film director, screenwriter, and producer. Filmography: God Forgives … I Don’t … Read more


Sergio Corbucci

Sergio Corbucci was an Italian film director, screenwriter, and producer who died on December 1, 1990. He directed both violent Spaghetti Westerns and bloodless action … Read more


Ennio Morricone

Ennio Morricone (November 10, 1928 – July 6, 2020) was an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor, and trumpeter who worked in a variety of styles. Morricone … Read more


Nanni Loy

Nanni Loy (born Giovanni Loi; October 23, 1925 – August 21, 1995) was an Italian film, theater, and television director. Nanni Loy was Sardinian, and … Read more


Dino De Laurentiis

Agostino “Dino” De Laurentiis was an Italian-American film producer who died on November 10, 2010. He was one of the producers who, along with Carlo … Read more


Pietro Germi

Pietro Germi (14 September 1914 – 5 December 1974) was an Italian cinema director, screenwriter, and actor who is best known for pioneering the neorealist … Read more


Dino Risi

The Life and Films of Dino Risi Dino Risi was an Italian film director who died on June 7, 2008. He was a maestro of … Read more