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|Also Known As:||Died:||June 4, 1977|
|Born:||May 8, 1906||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Italy||Profession:||Director ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Began working in film industry as editor, dubber, screenwriter (date approximate)
Made amateur film, "Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune" (banned by Italian censors)
First screen credit as writer of "Luciano Serra, Pilota" (also directed some sequences)
First feature as director, "La Nave Bianca/The White Ship" (expanded from original documentary form)
Made breakthrough film, "Roma, Citta Aperta/Rome, Open City"
Made first film with Ingrid Bergman, "Stromboli"
Made last film with Ingrid Bergman, "La paura/Fear"
Directed last film, "The Messiah"
Posthumously appeared in Jonas Mekas' experimental compilation of sketches, "He Stands in a Desert Counting the Seconds of His Life"
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