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Aurelio Crugnola

Aurelio Crugnola


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Art Director (feature film)

Hidalgo (2004) as Supervising Art Director (Morocco Unit)
Held yearly for centuries, the Ocean of Fire--a 3,000 mile survival race across the Arabian desert--was a challenge restricted to the finest Arabian horses ever bred, the purest and noblest lines, owned by the greatest royal families. In 1890, a wealthy sheik invited an American, Frank T. Hopkins, a
The English Patient (1996) as Art Director & Set Decorator
A man dying from third-degree burns remembers a tragic wartime romance.
In Love and War (1996) as Art Direction (Italy)
The true story behind Ernest Hemingway''s classic World War I novel "A Farewell to Arms" explores the romance that develops after an 18 year-old Hemingway is nursed back to health by Red Cross nurse Agnes Von Kurowsky following an injury on the battlefield. Partially based on Kurowsky''s diaries, the summer of 1918 becomes a time that forever changes both of their lives.
Cliffhanger (1993) as Art Director
Gabe Walker is the leader of a mountain rescue team who loses his nerve after witnessing an amateur climber fall to her death. When a group of ingenious fugitives survive a plane crash, and take his ex-girlfriend and his former climbing partner hostage, Walker must overcome his fears and climb the mountain to take on the well-armed gang.
Vanille Fraise (1989) as Art Direction
Rent-A-Cop (1988) as Art Direction
In a crime story set in Chicago, an ex-hooker hires a cop to protect her from a killer.
Going for the Gold: The Bill Johnson Story (1985)
The Bill Johnson story follows the fortunes of a tough, street-smart skiier from Oregon who put his scrapes with the law behind him and emerged a Gold Medalist at the 1984 Winter Olympics at Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. Anthony Edwards, one of filmdom's self-styled "brat pack" of the early '80s, is Johnson
King David (1985) as Art Direction (Italy)
The biblical story of David's involvements with Saul, Goliath and Bathsheba.
The Black Stallion Returns (1983) as Art Direction
A teen-aged boy braves a series of adventures to recover his beloved horse.
Forever Emanuelle (1982) as Art Direction
The Black Stallion (1979) as Art Direction
A boy and a horse forge a close friendship after being shipwrecked together in Africa.
The Cassandra Crossing (1977) as Art Direction
When a train''''s passengers are exposed to a deadly virus, it triggers an international incident.
Mahogany (1975) as Art Direction
A girl from the Chicago slums fights her way to a position as an international super model.
Eiger Sanction, The (1975) as Art Direction (Switzerland)
Art history professor Jonathan Hemlock was formerly an assassin working with an international intelligence group. Jonathan is happy to have put his secret life behind him, but he is blackmailed into doing one more hit, which the organization calls a "sanction." The target is one of three men who are going to attempt to climb the Eiger, a challenging mountain range in the Swiss Alps, and the hit is to take place during the trip. Jonathan is an experienced mountain climber, but is unnerved that he has not been told which of the three he is to kill.
Sistemo L'America E Torno (1974) as Art Direction
Che? (1973) as Art Direction
A young American woman (Sydne Rome) traveling through Italy finds herself in a strange Mediterranean villa where nothing seems right. Her visit becomes an absurd, decadent, oversexed version of "Alice in Wonderland", with Marcello Mastroianni as the maddest of mad hatters and Roman Polanski a kinky March hare.
Snow Job (1972) as Art Director
A skiing instructor plots to rob the resort at which he works.
Cool Million (1972)
An international private investigator whose fee is one million dollars hunts for an heiress who has not been seen for thirteen years when her tycoon father dies under mysterious circumstances. Filmed on location in Greece and Italy, this pilot emerged in series form with Farentino during the 1972-73
Story of a Woman (1970) as Art Director
The Adventurers (1970) as Art Director
The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his father's friend and who, in fact, his father had helped put into power. He returns from living a jet-set life in Europe to lead a revolution against the government, only to find out that things aren't quite as black and white as he had assumed.
Sacco and Vanzetti (1970) as Art Direction
In 1921, two Italian immigrants were tried for the murders of two payroll guards during a robbery near Boston. Because the two Italians were anarchists, their political beliefs overshadowed the trial and made them into an international cause celebre. Their conviction led to a years-long fight to prove their trial had been unfair and that someone else had committed the crimes. Eventually they became martyrs for their cause, and their guilt or innocence is still hotly debated to this day.
House of Cards (1969) as Art Director
Leschenhaut and Morillon are trying to organize a plot to overthrow the French government and set up a new fascist organization. Their plans are interrupted by Davis, an American boxer, tutor of young Paul de Villemont; in Villemont Manor he discovers the plot and, after the kidnapping of the boy, he travels to Rome, where the organization would exchange Paul with a list of members stolen by Davis to give to the press.
The Hills Run Red (1967) as Art Director
After doing prison time for a payroll job, an outlaw wants revenge on his former partner.
Navajo Joe (1967) as Art Director
An Indian takes vengeance on the outlaw band that killed his tribe.
Love and Marriage (1966) as Art Director
Marco Polo (1962) as Art Director

Visual Effects (feature film)

The Black Stallion (1979) as Special Effects Design (Itay)
A boy and a horse forge a close friendship after being shipwrecked together in Africa.

Art Department (feature film)

The Little Nuns (1965) as Set Decoration
Two nuns travel to Rome to meet with an airline executive to get him to reroute the planes that are flying over their convent and - via their sound waves - slowly destroying a precious fresco.
It Happened in Athens (1962) as Set Decoration
Set at the time of the first modern Olympic Games, a famous sexpot actress agrees to marry the winner of the Marathon though her comparatively plain maid has other ideas.

Production Designer (feature film)

Year Of The Gun (1991) as Production Designer
In Italy in the late 1970s, an American novelist is accused of being involved in the Red Brigades terrorist orginization and their kidnapping of Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro.
Starcrash (1979) as Production Designer
A pair of smugglers manage to pick up a castaway while running from the authorities, who turns out to be the only survivor from a secret mission to destroy a mysterious superweapon designed by the evil Count Zartham. The smugglers are soon recruited by the Emperor to complete the mission, as well as to rescue the Emperor's son, who has gone missing.
Ashanti (1979) as Production Designer
Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task...

Misc. Crew (feature film)

The Cassandra Crossing (1977)
When a train''''s passengers are exposed to a deadly virus, it triggers an international incident.

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