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


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

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