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Francesco Rosi (1922–2015)


Francesco Rosi was born on November 15, 1922 in Naples, Campania, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for La sfida (1958), Salvatore Giuliano (1962) and Cadaveri eccellenti (1976). He was married to Giancarla Mandelli. He died on January 10, 2015 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »

Died:

(age 92) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 41 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

La sfida
La sfida Writer
(1958)
Salvatore Giuliano
(1962)
Cadaveri eccellenti
(1976)
The Moment of Truth
(1965)

Filmography

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 1997 The Truce
 1992 Diario napoletano (Documentary)
 1990 Dimenticare Palermo (screenplay)
 1984 Carmen (adaptation)
 1981 Three Brothers (story and screenplay)
 1979 Cristo si è fermato a Eboli (screenplay)
 1976 Cadaveri eccellenti (screenplay)
 1973 Lucky Luciano (screenplay) / (story)
 1972 The Mattei Affair (screenplay) / (story)
 1970 Many Wars Ago (screenplay)
 1967 C'era una volta (story and screenplay)
 1965 The Moment of Truth (screenplay) / (story)
 1963 Le mani sulla città (idea) / (screenplay)
 1959 I magliari (screenplay) / (story)
 1958 La sfida (screenplay) / (story)
 1956 The Bigamist
 1955 Racconti romani (screenplay)
 1952 The City Stands Trial (story)
 1951 Bellissima (screenplay)
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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

F. Rosi | Franco Rosi
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

A man's personality is complex of contrasts and contradictions, of reality while at the same time fantasy, of reality and memory, but memory so directed by the thinker that it begins to seem like it might even be a fantasy. See more »

Trivia:

Was a supporter of the Italian Communist Party (PCI). See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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