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Also Known As: Giovanna Cecchi, Suso Cecchi D'Amico Died: July 31, 2010
Born: July 21, 1914 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Roma, IT Profession: screenwriter, journalist, translator

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Leading scenarist who has worked with nearly every major post-war Italian director; usually writes in collaboration.

Leading scenarist who has worked with nearly every major post-war Italian director; usually writes in collaboration.

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Began working in cinema soon after World War II
1946:
Worked in first film as co-screenwriter, "Mio figlio professore"
1948:
Landed a high-profile job, co-writing the script for Vittorio De Sica's "Bicycle Thieves"
1951:
Made first collaboration with filmmaker Luchino Visconti, "Belissima"
1953:
Wrote the screenplay for Visconti's "Of Life and Love"
1954:
Co-wrote "Senso" with Visconti
1960:
Collaborated once again with Visconti in "Rocco and His Brothers"
1963:
Co-wrote the adapted screenplay of "The Leopard," starring Burt Lancaster and Alain Delon
1965:
Co-wrote "Casanova 70"; nominated for an Academy Award for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen
1967:
Co-wrote the screenplay of William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" with Franco Zeffirelli and Paul Dehn; film starred Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton
1967:
Co-wrote feature film adaptation of Albert Camus' "Lo straniero" ("The Stranger"), directed by Visconti
1994:
Received the Golden Lion award for lifetime achievement at the Venice Film Festival
1999:
Co-wrote the Martin Scorsese-directed documentary, "My Voyage to Italy"
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husband:
Fedele D'Amico. Musicologist.

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father:
Emilio Cecchi. Novelist.
daughter:
Silvia D'Amico Bendico. Producer.

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