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Born: November 3, 1938 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bologna, IT Profession: Writer ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Il figlio più piccolo (2010)
An unscrupulous real estate agent puts his failing business in his youngest son's name.
2.
Gli Amici del bar Margherita (2009)
Draws upon the boyhood memories of filmmaker Pupi Avati when he was a teenager spying on the customers of a bar from his window in the 1950s.
3.
Il Papa di Giovanna (2008)
Bologna 1938. Michele Casali has a serious problem. His teenage daughter, Giovanna, has just killed her best friend in a jealous frenzy. The girl is declared to be incompetent and is committed to a psychiatric hospital. While inside, she spends her time in almost total isolation. The only person who
4.
Hideout, The (2007)
December 22, 1957: during a dreadful snowstorm, an isolated mansion in a small Iowa town is upset by a terribile crime. Fifty-five years later, in the same house which has remained shut for half a century, a woman of Italian descent decides to open up a restaurant. She has just left the psychiatric
5.
Cena Per Farli Conoscere, La (2007)
Three sisters, feeling sorry for their lonely father, set out to find him a companion.
6.
Seconda Notte Di Nozze, La (2005)
Giordano gets a chance to relive his adolescent infatuation with his sister-in-law Lilliana, when she returns to the family estate in the South as a war-widow. Greatly pushed by both the poverty of the immediate post-war period and her sly son Nino, who harbours expensive filmmaking dreams, she acce
7.
Incantato (2003) as Director
Nello Balocchi, a thirty-five-year-old teacher of Greek and Latin, is invited to Bologna by his father, the owner of the Papal tailor's shop in Rome. His father hopes Nello will find a soulmate in Bolgna and thus produce an heir for the business. Nello stays in a guesthouse run by Arabella, a wise w
8.
Knights of the Quest, The (2001) as Director
After the death of the French King, a young man is forced to search for a sacred relic.
9.
Midsummer Night Dance (2000) as Director
Ines is taken on for a trial period to work as a secretary for an antique dealer in the centre of Bologna. She falls in love with the dealer's son, Angelo, whose perculiarity is that he never looks at her. As Ines' mother predicts, all the girls fall for her boss' son. Ines is on holiday in Sasso Marconi and at the beginning of July, as every year, the owner of a riverside dance hall passes her grandmother's house. He shows Ines and her family a colour picture of the dance hall and says that all the prettiest and most distinguished young ladies from Bologna will be there, to be picked like flowers on that magical evening. Ines' dream is for Angelo, her boss' son, to appear at the centre of the dance floor on that extraordinary night.
10.
Via degli angeli, La (1999) as Director
Ines is a shy woman, recently graduated, who goes to work as a secretary and secretly falls in love with her employer's son, Angelo. Angelo doesn't notice Ines, until the day of the annual summer dance, where men and women gather to meet, celebrate, and possibly find their soulmate.
11.
Strelle Nel Fosso, La (1999) as Director
12.
Il Testimone Dello Sposo (1998) as Director
Angelo, an Italian immigrant who returns to Italy after fifteen years in the U.S., is roped into acting as best man at an old friend's wedding. At the festivities he realizes that the bride, Francesca, is unhappy at the impending betrothal because she has been forced into the marriage, and she now v
13.
Arcane Enchanter, The (1997) as Director
A gothic horror film set in 18th century Italy about a man who inflicts his own exile finds refuge in an isolated villa with an excommunicated priest.
14.
Festival (1997) as Director
Shot and set, in part, during the 1995 Venice Film Festival, a cutting view of human relations which centers on a has-been comedian given a comeback shot in a dramatic film, which scoops a major award.
15.
Declarations of Love (1994) as Director
An autobiographical recollection of filmmaker Antonio Avati's stately hometown in 1948 which focuses on 15-year-old Dado, his school chums, extended family and bungled attempts to strike up a romance with a series of uninterested candidates.
16.
Childhood Friend, The (1994) as Director
A careful sequence of events explains the motivation behind what led a killer to commit his crime.
17.
Magnificat (1993) as Director
Set in Tuscany, A.D. 926, a collection of vignettes form a patchwork portrait of 10th century faith and manners.
18.
Brothers and Sisters (1992) as Director
A married woman discovers that her husband is cheating on her. Taking her two sons, she travels across the ocean to stay with her sister in St. Louis. Story focuses on the relationship between the two brothers and their assimilation into this new world.
19.
Bix (1991) as Director
Set in the 1920s, the story of the career and short life of the late jazz cornetist Bix Beiderbecke, who died at the age of 28 from alcohol poisoning.
20.
We Three (1991) as Director
21.
Story of Boys and Girls, The (1989) as Director
Two families join together for an elaborate luncheon to celebrate the engagement of a wealthy boy and an impoverished girl in 1936 Italy.
22.
Last Momemt (1988) as Director
23.
Regalo di Natale (1986) as Director
24.
Festa di Laurea (1985) as Director
25.
Impiegati (1984) as Director
26.
Una Gita Scolastica (1983) as Director
27.
Zeder (1983) as Director
28.
Aiutami a sognare (1981) as Director
29.
Bordella (1976)
The United States of America, after the great success of Vietnam, Watergate and so on, have decided to expand their activities in Italy. Mr. Chips has chosen Eddie Mordace to open the Italian branch of the multinational American Love Company. So Eddie opens in Milan a small branch of the Company whose purpose is to comfort women. Eddie hires Simbad, Adone and later, when business starts to go well, Ugolino, a real Count, and Ivanoe, a raper, who becames the attraction of the House.

Writer (feature film)

31.
Il figlio più piccolo (2010)
An unscrupulous real estate agent puts his failing business in his youngest son's name.
32.
Gli Amici del bar Margherita (2009)
Draws upon the boyhood memories of filmmaker Pupi Avati when he was a teenager spying on the customers of a bar from his window in the 1950s.
33.
Il Papa di Giovanna (2008)
Bologna 1938. Michele Casali has a serious problem. His teenage daughter, Giovanna, has just killed her best friend in a jealous frenzy. The girl is declared to be incompetent and is committed to a psychiatric hospital. While inside, she spends her time in almost total isolation. The only person who
34.
Cena Per Farli Conoscere, La (2007)
Three sisters, feeling sorry for their lonely father, set out to find him a companion.
35.
Hideout, The (2007)
December 22, 1957: during a dreadful snowstorm, an isolated mansion in a small Iowa town is upset by a terribile crime. Fifty-five years later, in the same house which has remained shut for half a century, a woman of Italian descent decides to open up a restaurant. She has just left the psychiatric
36.
Seconda Notte Di Nozze, La (2005)
Giordano gets a chance to relive his adolescent infatuation with his sister-in-law Lilliana, when she returns to the family estate in the South as a war-widow. Greatly pushed by both the poverty of the immediate post-war period and her sly son Nino, who harbours expensive filmmaking dreams, she acce
37.
Incantato (2003) as Screenwriter
Nello Balocchi, a thirty-five-year-old teacher of Greek and Latin, is invited to Bologna by his father, the owner of the Papal tailor's shop in Rome. His father hopes Nello will find a soulmate in Bolgna and thus produce an heir for the business. Nello stays in a guesthouse run by Arabella, a wise w
38.
Knights of the Quest, The (2001) as Screenwriter
After the death of the French King, a young man is forced to search for a sacred relic.
39.
Midsummer Night Dance (2000) as Screenwriter
Ines is taken on for a trial period to work as a secretary for an antique dealer in the centre of Bologna. She falls in love with the dealer's son, Angelo, whose perculiarity is that he never looks at her. As Ines' mother predicts, all the girls fall for her boss' son. Ines is on holiday in Sasso Marconi and at the beginning of July, as every year, the owner of a riverside dance hall passes her grandmother's house. He shows Ines and her family a colour picture of the dance hall and says that all the prettiest and most distinguished young ladies from Bologna will be there, to be picked like flowers on that magical evening. Ines' dream is for Angelo, her boss' son, to appear at the centre of the dance floor on that extraordinary night.
40.
Via degli angeli, La (1999) as Screenwriter
Ines is a shy woman, recently graduated, who goes to work as a secretary and secretly falls in love with her employer's son, Angelo. Angelo doesn't notice Ines, until the day of the annual summer dance, where men and women gather to meet, celebrate, and possibly find their soulmate.
41.
Il Testimone Dello Sposo (1998) as Screenwriter
Angelo, an Italian immigrant who returns to Italy after fifteen years in the U.S., is roped into acting as best man at an old friend's wedding. At the festivities he realizes that the bride, Francesca, is unhappy at the impending betrothal because she has been forced into the marriage, and she now v
42.
Festival (1997) as Screenwriter
Shot and set, in part, during the 1995 Venice Film Festival, a cutting view of human relations which centers on a has-been comedian given a comeback shot in a dramatic film, which scoops a major award.
43.
Arcane Enchanter, The (1997) as Screenwriter
A gothic horror film set in 18th century Italy about a man who inflicts his own exile finds refuge in an isolated villa with an excommunicated priest.
44.
Declarations of Love (1994) as Screenwriter
An autobiographical recollection of filmmaker Antonio Avati's stately hometown in 1948 which focuses on 15-year-old Dado, his school chums, extended family and bungled attempts to strike up a romance with a series of uninterested candidates.
45.
Childhood Friend, The (1994) as Screenwriter
A careful sequence of events explains the motivation behind what led a killer to commit his crime.
46.
Magnificat (1993) as Screenwriter
Set in Tuscany, A.D. 926, a collection of vignettes form a patchwork portrait of 10th century faith and manners.
47.
Brothers and Sisters (1992) as Screenwriter
A married woman discovers that her husband is cheating on her. Taking her two sons, she travels across the ocean to stay with her sister in St. Louis. Story focuses on the relationship between the two brothers and their assimilation into this new world.
48.
We Three (1991) as Screenwriter
49.
Dove Comincia la Notte (1991) as Screenwriter
A young man returns to his small hometown following the death of his estranged father.
50.
Bix (1991) as Screenwriter
Set in the 1920s, the story of the career and short life of the late jazz cornetist Bix Beiderbecke, who died at the age of 28 from alcohol poisoning.
51.
Story of Boys and Girls, The (1989) as From Story
Two families join together for an elaborate luncheon to celebrate the engagement of a wealthy boy and an impoverished girl in 1936 Italy.
52.
Story of Boys and Girls, The (1989) as Screenwriter
Two families join together for an elaborate luncheon to celebrate the engagement of a wealthy boy and an impoverished girl in 1936 Italy.
53.
Last Momemt (1988) as Screenwriter
54.
Regalo di Natale (1986) as Screenwriter
55.
Festa di Laurea (1985) as Screenwriter
56.
Impiegati (1984) as Screenwriter
57.
Zeder (1983) as From Story
58.
Zeder (1983) as Screenwriter
59.
Una Gita Scolastica (1983) as Screenwriter
60.
Aiutami a sognare (1981) as Screenwriter
61.
Macabro (1980) as Screenwriter
62.
Padrona e serita, La (1976) as From Story

Producer (feature film)

63.
Il Sindaco (1996) as Producer ("Presents")
An adaptation of a Eduardo DeFilippo's '60s play which transposes the narrative from Naples to a Midwestern city in 1950s America, chronicling the final days of a neighborhood godfather.

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