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Ugo Pirro

Ugo Pirro


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Director (feature film)

Signore e Signori, Buonanotte (1976) as Director

Writer (feature film)

Ninfa Plebea (1996) as Screenwriter
Set during the second world war, the sentimental education of a sensual adolescent girl, growing out of her childhood in a small, impoverished village in Southern Italy.
Celluloide (1995) as Screenwriter
A dramatic rendition of how legendary helmer Roberto Rossellini managed to make "Rome Open City" (Italy/1945), the film that launched Italian neorealism after the war, in spite of the incredible obstacles which both he and his crew faced.
Il Giudice Ragazzino (1994) as Screenwriter
Based on the actual 1990 murder of a young magistrate in Sicily. An idealistic lawyer battles corruption in the small Mafia-ridden town of Canicatti.
Un Ragazzo di Calabria (1987) as Screenwriter
Coming-of-age tale of a young boy who wants to be an athlete in spite of his father's wishes.
Garden of the Finzi-Continis, The (1987) as Screenwriter
In the late 1930s, in Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Contini are one of the leading families, wealthy, aristocratic, urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather a circle of friends for constant rounds of tennis and parties at their villa with its lovely grounds, keeping the rest of the world at bay. Into the circle steps Giorgio, a Jew from the middle class who falls in love with Micol. She seems to toy with him, and even makes love to one of his friends while she knows Giorgio is watching. While his love cannot seem to break through to her to draw her out of her garden idyll, the forces of politics close in.
Nucleo Zero (1984) as Screenwriter
Ogro (1979) as Screenwriter
Enfant de la nuit, L' (1978) as Screenwriter
Il Prefetto di Ferro (1977) as Screenwriter
Signore e Signori, Buonanotte (1976) as Screenwriter
Inheritance, The (1976) as Screenwriter
An Italian paterfamilias enjoys the manipulative sexual attentions of his daughter-in-law.
Delitto d'Amore (1974) as Screenwriter
Proprieta' non e piu' un furto, La (1973) as Screenwriter
Classe Operaia Va In Paradise, La (1972) as Screenwriter
The Battle of Neretva (1971) as Screenwriter
In January 1943 German army, afraid of Allied invasion of Balkans, launched great offensive against Yugoslav Partisans in Western Bosnia. The only way out for Partisan forces and thousands of refugees was the bridge on the river Neretva.
Mafia (1969) as Screenwriter
Based on the Leonardo Sciascia novel of the same title, this story deals with the difficulties facing a northern police officer investigating a Mafia murder in a small Sicilian town in 1961. Salvatore Colasbena, a construction supplier, was murdered # and buried under a blanket of tar # because he refused to join the Mafia-controlled roadbuilding group. His widow, Rosa, is investigated by the police, but honest Captain Bellodi comes to suspect Mafia boss Don Mariano Arena when he can find no witnesses, no evidence, only hostile obstruction by corrupt government influences. Captain Bellodi has no idea that his pursuit of the truth will stir up a hornet's nest. Powerful figures have a vested interest in ensuring that the very existence of the Mafia can be denied. The movie dramatizes the hold that the Mafia has on Sicilian life: the police, the judiciary, politics, and the Catholic Church. Everyone in the village is afraid to talk to Bellodi for fear they will be silenced forever.
The Wild Eye (1968) as Story
We Still Kill the Old Way (1968) as Screenwriter
When an idealistic professor tries to implicate the mafia in the murder of two Sicilian civilians, he is met upon by a an extensive conspiracy that includes the government.
Navajo Joe (1967) as Screenwriter
An Indian takes vengeance on the outlaw band that killed his tribe.
Wake Up and Die (1967) as Screenwriter
A dedicated cop sets out to catch a ring of jewel thieves.
Navajo Joe (1967) as Story
An Indian takes vengeance on the outlaw band that killed his tribe.
Wake Up and Die (1967) as Story
A dedicated cop sets out to catch a ring of jewel thieves.
The Hunchback of Rome (1963) as Screenwriter
An updated version of the "Hunchback" legend brought to World War II's fascist Italy, where the title character is a leader in the Resistance Movement, but his rape of the girl he loves, causes him to flee the town and the Nazis to hole up with his fighters in a suburb that he controls.
Warriors 5 (1962) as Screenwriter

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