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Also Known As: Died: October 13, 1989
Born: September 29, 1902 Cause of Death: stroke
Birth Place: Italy Profession: screenwriter, director, author, journalist, theoretician, newspaper editor, actor

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Central architect of Italian neorealist cinema who laid down the blueprint for the movement with writings ranging from screenplays and novels to theory and poetry.

Central architect of Italian neorealist cinema who laid down the blueprint for the movement with writings ranging from screenplays and novels to theory and poetry.

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DIRECTOR:

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  Veritaaa', La (1982) Director
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  Love in the City (1953) Director

CAST: (feature film)

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 Strand: Under the Dark Cloth (1989) Himself
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 Veritaaa', La (1982) Antonio
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Published first short stories and novels in early 1930s
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Worked as journalist and script reader
1935:
Screenwriting debut with "Daro un Milione"
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At outbreak of WWII, moved to Rome to concentrate on film work; contributed to state-run film journal "Cinema"
1941:
First collaboration with Vittorio De Sica, "Teresa Venerdi"
1982:
Film directing debut with "La Verita/The Truth"
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"Toto the Good"
"Straparole/Extra Words"

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