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Also Known As: Died: October 13, 1989
Born: September 29, 1902 Cause of Death: stroke
Birth Place: Italy Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Veritaaa', La (1982) as Director
2.
Love in the City (1953) as Director

Cast (feature film)

3.
Strand: Under the Dark Cloth (1989) as Himself
The life and work of American photographer Paul Strand (1890-1976).
4.
Veritaaa', La (1982) as Antonio

Writer (feature film)

5.
Un homme et son chien (2009)
Attractive widow Jeanne tells Charles that she is getting married again and kicks him, along with his dog, out of her house. She has been his mistress since her husband's death; the two men had been best friends during their service in the navy. With no other resource except a tiny pension, it's the
6.
Walk in the Clouds, A (1995) as From Screenplay ("Quattro Passi Fra Le Nuvole"); From Story
After returning home from the war, a young GI has a chance encounter with the beautiful daughter of a wealthy vineyard owner and agrees to pose as her husband to help her face her domineering father. When their passions for each other are ignited amidst the magical sensuality of the harvest ritual, they unexpectedly find themselves embarking on a romantic adventure as they overcome all odds to be together.
7.
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.
8.
Veritaaa', La (1982) as Screenwriter
9.
Children of Sanchez, The (1978) as Screenwriter
A man's attempt to provide for his family with very little except faith and love.
10.
Un Cuore Semplice (1978) as Screenwriter
11.
Ligabue (1978) as Screenwriter
12.
Una Breve Vacanza (1973) as Screenwriter
A women lives a miserable life in the basement of her Milan apartment, with her boring inlaws and two children. Her husband has been injured. Her bleak life takes a turn for the better when she is diagnosed with tuberculosis and has to go to a sanatorium in the Italian Alps. There she meets a handsome aristocrat and they have a passionate love affair. All good things must come to an end. When she is cured, she has to return to that rathole from which she only briefly emerged.
13.
We'll Call Him Andrea (1972) as Screenwriter
14.
Sunflower (1970) as Screenwriter
A desperate woman searches for her missing husband who never returned from the Russian front during World War II.
15.
A Place for Lovers (1969) as Screenwriter
An American fashion designer with a fatal disease falls for an Italian engineer.
16.
The Witches (1968) as Scr for "A Night Like Any Other"
17.
The Witches (1968) as Story & scr for "The Witch Burned Alive"
18.
Woman Times Seven (1967) as Screenwriter
Seven mini-stories of adultery: "Funeral Possession," a wayward widow at her husband's funeral; "Amateur Night," angry wife becomes streetwalker out of revenge; "Two Against One," seemingly prudish girl turns out otherwise; "Super Simone," wife vainly attempts to divert her over-engrossed writer husband; "At the Opera," a battle over a supposedly exclusive dress; "Suicides," a death pact; "Snow," would-be suitor is actually a private detective hired by jealous husband.
19.
After the Fox (1966) as Screenwriter
A notorious con man poses as a film director to front a major caper.
20.
A Young World (1966) as Orig scr & dial
21.
Lipstick (1965) as Screenwriter
A young schoolgirl becomes embroiled in the murder investigation of a prostitute, who happened to spend the night with one of the girl's male neighbors.
22.
The Doll That Took the Town (1965) as Screenwriter
23.
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1964) as Scr for "Anna"
Three tales of very different women using their sexuality as a means to getting what they want.
24.
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1964) as Scr for "Mara"
Three tales of very different women using their sexuality as a means to getting what they want.
25.
Boom, The (1963) as From Story
26.
The Condemned of Altona (1963) as Scr (see note)
27.
Boom, The (1963) as Screenwriter
28.
Boccaccio '70 (1962) as Devised by
An anthology of three adult tales by three leading Italian directors--a billboard photo of a scantily clad, sexy woman comes to life to torment the local censor; a lottery is held in which the prize is to spend the night with a beautiful woman; a wealthy husband spends much of his money on prostitutes.
29.
Boccaccio '70 (1962) as Scr for "The Raffle"
An anthology of three adult tales by three leading Italian directors--a billboard photo of a scantily clad, sexy woman comes to life to torment the local censor; a lottery is held in which the prize is to spend the night with a beautiful woman; a wealthy husband spends much of his money on prostitutes.
30.
Arturo's Island (1962) as Screenwriter
A young boy retreats into a fantasy world when he's left alone in an island mansion.
31.
Two Women (1961) as Screenwriter
A widow tries to get her daughter to safety in World War II Italy.
32.
Awakening, The (1958) as From Story
A Roman nun who was a missionary in Africa for 20 years is sent to a convent near Naples where she grows very fond of a boy whose father has died. The child's mother is about to leave him to follow a worker she is in love with who has decided to emigrate to America.
33.
Awakening, The (1958) as Screenwriter
A Roman nun who was a missionary in Africa for 20 years is sent to a convent near Naples where she grows very fond of a boy whose father has died. The child's mother is about to leave him to follow a worker she is in love with who has decided to emigrate to America.
34.
Virtuous Bigamist, The (1957) as From Original Screenplay ("Four Steps In The Clouds")
The Provence, somewhere in the 1950's. Paul Verdier (Fernandel), travelling salesman, leaves his home and his quarrelsome wife for his weekly round. On the train he meets a young woman, Marie (Giulia Rubini), who looks a little lost. No wonder. Marie is pregnant but lacks the customary husband. She's returning to her village but is not exactly looking forward to the confrontation with her parents and the villagers, all pretty conservative people. After getting to know Paul a little better (for which there is ample time during the trip by train and bus) Marie decides to ask Paul to act as her husband, just to allay the suspicions of her family. After some hesitating Paul accepts, charmed by the girl and unaware of the complications such is bound to cause to his own life.
35.
Roof, The (1957) as Screenwriter
Under provincial Italian law at the time, once a roof is erected, the occupants cannot be evicted from a building. This comedy follows the efforts of a family to erect the roof on a house overnight so that a newlywed couple can have their own home.
36.
Sign of Venus, The (1955) as Screenwriter
37.
Indiscretion of an American Wife (1954) as Screenwriter
An American woman tries to break off her relationship with her Italian lover.
38.
Ali-Baba (1954)
Comedic retelling of the famous tale with Fernandel in the lead role as the slave who falls in love with his master's bride-to-be.
39.
Gold of Naples, The (1954) as Screenwriter
Tribute to Naples, where director De Sica spent his first years, this is a collection of 6 Napolitean episodes : a clown exploited by a gangster ; an inconstant pizza seller (Sofia) loosing her husband's ring ; the funeral of a dead child ; the gambler Count Prospero B. defeated by a kid ; the unexpected and unusual wedding of Teresa, a prostitute ; the "professor" Ersilio Micci, a "wisdom seller".
40.
Love in the City (1953) as From Story ("Tentato Suicidio"--"When Love Fails")
41.
Love in the City (1953) as Screenwriter
42.
Siamo Donne (1953) as Screenwriter
43.
Umberto D. (1952) as From Story
A retiree copes with the realities of old age.
44.
Umberto D. (1952) as Screenwriter
A retiree copes with the realities of old age.
45.
Miracle in Milan (1951) as From Story
Once upon a time an old woman discovers a baby in her cabbage patch. She brings up the child and, when she dies, the boy, Toto, enters an orphanage. Toto leaves the orphanage a happy young man, and looks for work in post-war Milan. He ends up with the homeless and organizes them to build a shanty town in a vacant lot. The squatters discover oil in the land and Toto sees a vision of the old woman who gives him a magic dove that will grant him anything he wishes.
46.
Bellissima (1951) as From Story ("La Bambina Pio Belia Del Mondo")
Film director Blasetti is looking for a little girl for his new movie. Along with other mothers, Maddelena takes her daugther to Cinecitta, hoping she'll be selected and become a star. She is ready to sacrifice anything for little Maria, even if her husband would prefer they save their little money for the rent, instead of paying teachers, hairdressers or bribes for her illusions.
47.
Miracle in Milan (1951) as Screenwriter
Once upon a time an old woman discovers a baby in her cabbage patch. She brings up the child and, when she dies, the boy, Toto, enters an orphanage. Toto leaves the orphanage a happy young man, and looks for work in post-war Milan. He ends up with the homeless and organizes them to build a shanty town in a vacant lot. The squatters discover oil in the land and Toto sees a vision of the old woman who gives him a magic dove that will grant him anything he wishes.
48.
The Bicycle Thief (1948) as Screenwriter
A working man's livelihood is threatened when someone steals his bicycle.
49.
Sciuscia (1946) as Screenwriter
At a track near Rome, shoeshine boys are watching horses run. Two of the boys Pasquale, an orphan, and Giuseppe, his younger friend are riding. The pair have been saving to buy a horse of their own to ride... The boys meet Attilio, Giuse's much older brother, and his shady friend at a boat on the Tiber. In return for a commission, the boys agree to deliver black market goods to a fortune-teller. Once the woman has paid, Attilio's gang suddenly arrives. Pretending to be cops, they shake the woman down. With a payoff from Attilio, the boys are able to make the final payment and stable their horse in Trastevere over the river... The fortune-teller identifies Pasqua and Giuse. Held at an overcrowded boys' prison, they are separated. Giuse falls under the influence of an older lad in his cell, Arcangeli. During interrogation, Pasqua is tricked into betraying Giuse's brother to the police. With their trial still in the future, the two friends are driven further apart...
50.
The Children are Watching Us (1944) as Screenwriter
A child's world collapses when his mother runs off with her lover.
51.
Quattro Passi fra la Nuvole (1942) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

52.
Love in the City (1953) as Producer

Music (feature film)

53.
Veritaaa', La (1982) as Music

Misc. Crew (feature film)

54.
Ligabue (1978)
55.
Ligabue (1978)
56.
Siamo Donne (1953)

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