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Art Director (feature film)

L'Avaro (1990) as Art Direction
Beethoven's Nephew (1987) as Art Direction
The relationship between Ludwig Von Beethoven and his nephew is dramatized. In his later years, the musical genius wins an ugly court battle for custody of his sister''s son. When the boy comes to live with him, Beethoven falls obsessively and jealously in love with him.
La Cage aux folles III: "Elles" se marient (1986) as Art Direction
In order to inherit a fortune Albin has 18 months to marry and producer an heir.
La Donna Delle Meraviglie (1985) as Art Direction
Landvogt von Griefensee, Der (1979) as Art Direction
La Cage Aux Folles (1979) as Art Direction
A gay couple has to straighten out their act when their son gets engaged to a noted conservative''s daughter.
Mogliamante (1977) as Art Direction
Since her husband pronounced her frigid on her wedding night, Antonia DeAngelis has been an invalid. When he disappears, she believes him dead: she leaves her bed and takes over his business, traveling to see clients. She discovers her husband's passions, his political writing, mistresses, and his indifference to the peasants on her family's land. She improves their lot, begins an affair with a young foreign doctor, and publishes her husband's writings. All this time, he's hiding from a murder charge in a house across the square. Amazed, he watches her become his sexual and social equal. After the police drop the murder charge, will he disappear, end his life, or rejoin her on new terms?
L'Innocente (1976) as Art Direction
Luchino Visconti's last film based on a novella by Gabrielle d'Annunzio is a haunting account of aristocratic chauvinism and sexual double standards in turn of the century Italy. Giannini as the psichotic husband whose lust cannot be satisfied. Antonelli as his sensitive and tormented wife and O'Neil as cunning possesive mistress.
Murder on the Bridge (1975) as Art Direction
Swiss police inspector Hans Barlach lost the woman he loved to a murderer 30 years ago and has spent all that time trying to pin the crime on an industrialist named Richard Gastmann. When Barlach's assistant is killed while working on the case, Barlach replaces him with idealistic detective, Walter
Conversation Piece (1974) as Art Direction
Retired professor of American origin lives solitary life in luxurious palazzo in Rome He is confronted by vulgar Italian marchesa and her companions: her lover, her daughter and daughter's boyfriend and forced to rent to them an apartment on upper floor of his palazzo. From this point his quiet routine is turned into chaos by his tenants' machinations, and everybody's life is taking unexpected but inevitable turn.
Polvere di Stelle (1973) as Art Direction
Lady Liberty (1972) as Art Direction
Sophia Loren, William Devane, Luigi Proietti, Beeson Carroll, Danny Devito, David Doyle, Bill Deprato, Richard Libertini, Edward Hermann. Sophia Loren plays an Italian immigrant who causes an international incident when she tries to bring a large Mortadella sausage through customs as a gift for her fiancee. Look for Susan Sarandon and Warhol superstar Candy Darling in bit roles.
The Valachi Papers (1972) as Art Director
A criminal who gets on the bad side of a mob boss must take desperate steps to protect himself in prison.
Lady Liberty (1972) as Production Design
Waterloo (1971) as Production Design
After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from the King back to him. The best of the British generals, Arthur Welsley was victorious in Spain, but has never faced Napoleon. Welsley stands between Napoleon with a mixed army of Prussians, Mercenaries, Brits and Belgians. Napoleon's victory will plunge Europe back into a long term war. The two meet at Waterloo where the fate of Europe will be decided.
Barbarella (1968) as Production Design
An over-sexed space agent takes on a dictator and an amoral queen.
The Witches (1968) as Art Director
Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die (1967) as Art Director
Michael Connors, Dorothy Provine, Raf Vallone, Terry-Thomas, Margaret Lee, Nicoletta Machiavelli, Beverly Adams, Marilu Tolo, and Seyna Seyn as Wilma Soong. In an underground laboratory in Brazil, a power mad industrialist plots to bombard the earth with a sterilization ray via satellite. Why, you ask? Because he wants to repopulate the world using women from his own private harem. Huh?An American-Italian James Bond imitation filmed on location in Rio De Janeiro
The Stranger (1967) as Art Director
Sandra (1966) as Art Director
Sandra comes back to Volterra, in Tuscany, the little town where she spent her childhood. She is with her American husband, Andrew. She wishes to pay homage to her father who died in Auschwitz where she was still a little child. In Volterra, Andrew meets for the first time Gianni, Sandra's brother. He soon realizes that Sandra and Gianni have a secret since their childhood.
After the Fox (1966) as Production Design
A notorious con man poses as a film director to front a major caper.
Casanova '70 (1965) as Art Director
Modern-update of the famous character in which he is a NATO officer who can only make love in dangerous situations.
The Ape Woman (1964) as Art Director
A man meets a woman covered with hair, decides to exploit her as a sideshow attraction, and ends up falling in love with her.
Disorder (1964) as Art Director
The Organizer (1964) as Art Director
At the turn of the century exploited textile factory workers fight for better working conditions.
The Leopard (1963) as Art Director
A Sicilian aristocrat tries to protect his family from social upheavals.
I Love, You Love (1962) as Art dir-set des
The Best of Enemies (1962) as Art Director
Rival British and Italian troupe leaders carry their friendly competition into a POW camp.
White Nights (1961) as Asst art dir
An office worker falls for a woman who's pining for the man who deserted her.
Rocco and His Brothers (1961) as Art Director
When a widow''''s family moves to the big city, two of her sons become romantic rivals, with deadly results.
Desert Warrior (1961) as Art Director
The Great War (1961) as Art Director
Two reluctant Italian army draftees try to avoid going to the battle front during World War II. When they are sent into town for supplies they scam a way to spend the night partying and falling in love. The next morning, they wake up to find that their whole battalion has been killed. It changes t
Under Ten Flags (1960) as Art Director
This Angry Age (1958) as Associated art dir
A Farewell to Arms (1957) as Art Director
The story of an affair between an English nurse and an American soldier on the Italian front during World War I.

Art Department (feature film)

Siege of Venice, The (1995) as Set Designer
After being widowed on her wedding day to a wealthy old man, a beautiful young woman is hounded by various suitors, as well as the authorities of the Republic of Venice, who are worried that her newly acquired fortune will leave the country if she marries a foreigner.
Boccaccio '70 (1962) as Set des for "The Job"
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.

Production Designer (feature film)

Il Cielo Cade (2000) as Production Designer
In 1944, recently orphaned sisters Penny and Baby go to live with their Uncle Wilhelm, a Jewish intellectual, and his wife Katchen, in their Tuscan villa. As World War II engulfs the country, Nazi soldiers take up residency in the villa, but Wilhelm refuses to abandon his home for the safety of Swit
Dark Eyes (1987) as Production Designer
A middle-aged waiter reminisces about his family and his one great love affair.
Julia and Julia (1987) as Production Designer
After her husband is killed on their honeymoon, a young woman finds herself living in a world between fantasy and reality.
Lion of the Desert (1981) as Production Designer
A Libyan resistance leader fights against Italian invaders on the eve of World War II.
Orca (1976) as Production Designer
A killer whale seeks vengeance for its mates murder by an unscrupulous seaman.

Art Director (TV Mini-Series)

Mussolini: The Decline and Fall of Il Duce (1985)
A two-part miniseries about the final years of the Italian Fascist dictator, Benito Mussolini. The plot focuses on his relationships with his daughter, Edda, and her husband, Count Galeazzo Ciano, his mistress, and with Adolf Hitler.

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