Carlo Lizzani

Carlo Lizzani

Birth
Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Death 5 Oct 2013 (aged 91)
Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Burial Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Memorial ID 118205264 · View Source
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Motion Picture Director, Screenwriter. He will be best remembered as one of the founding fathers of Italian cinema. In his long career that began as an assistant director of Alessandro Blasetti and Vittorio De Sica, he consolidated his vocation to the neoralista cinema. He directed the greatest Italian actors such as Gian Maria Volonte, Ugo Tognazzi, Gina Lollobrigida, Giovanna Ralli, Silvana Mangano, Marcello Mastroianni, Alberto Sordi and Giulietta Masina. Lizzani made ​​his debut in the film industry with the documentary film "Nel Mezzogiorno qualcosa è cambiato" (1950) and with the film "Achtung! Bandits" (1951). His film credits include films such as "Cronache di poveri amanti" (1954), "Il processo di Verona" (1963), "Banditi a Milano" (1968), "Crazy Joe" (1973), "Mussolini ultimo atto" (1974), "Storie di vita e malavita" (1975 ), "Fontamara" (1977), "La casa del tappeto giallo" (1983), "Mamma Ebe" (1985), "Caro Gorbaciov" (1988), "Cattiva" (1991), "Celluloide" (1995), "Hotel Meina" (2007), in addition to television dramas, "Nucleo Zero" (1984), "Un'isola" (1986) and "La trappola" (1989). From 1979 to 1982, he directed the Venice Film Festival. He committed suicide at the age of ninety-one.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 118205264
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carlo Lizzani (3 Apr 1922–5 Oct 2013), Find a Grave Memorial no. 118205264, citing Cimitero Comunale Monumentale Campo Verano, Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by Find A Grave .