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Luigi Magni
Birth: Mar. 21, 1928
Provincia di Roma
Lazio, Italy
Death: Oct. 27, 2013
Provincia di Roma
Lazio, Italy

Film Director, Screenwriter. He will perhaps be best remembered for his films set in Rome. In 1956, he made ​​his debut in the film industry working with major Italian film directors of the time including notably Mario Monicelli, Luciano Salce, Mauro Bolognini, Camillo Mastrocinque, Carlo Lizzani and Alberto Lattuada. In 1968, he made ​​his directorial debut with the film "Faustina", starring Vonetta McGee, Enzo Cerusico and Renzo Montagnani. Magni got his first major international success with his second work, the film "Nell'anno del Signore" (1970), the film outlines his trademark, comedies set in the Renaissance Rome. In this film, he begins a long artistic collaboration with Nino Manfredi. In the following years, he filmed some of the masterpieces of Italian cinema, films such as "La Tosca" (1973), starring Monica Vitti and "In nome del Papa Re" (1977) for which he won a David di Donatello for Best Screenplay. Among his other film credits include, "Secondo Ponzio Pilato" (1987), "'O Re" (1988), "Nel nome del popolo sovrano" (1991) , "Nemici d'infanzia" (1995), for which he won his second David di Donatello for Best Screenplay, and "La Carbonara" (1999). In 2008, he was honored with a David di Donatello Award for Lifetime Achievement to celebrate his 80th birthday and forty years as a film director. He died at the age of eighty-five. (bio by: Ruggero) 
Cimitero Flaminio
Provincia di Roma
Lazio, Italy
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