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Carlo Di Palma Poster

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Overview (2)

Born in Rome, Lazio, Italy
Died in Rome, Lazio, Italy

Mini Bio (1)

Carlo Di Palma was born on April 17, 1925 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He is known for his work on Mighty Aphrodite (1995), Blow-Up (1966) and Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993). He was married to Adriana Chiesa Di Palma. He died on July 9, 2004 in Rome.

Spouse (1)

Adriana Chiesa Di Palma (? - 9 July 2004) (his death) (1 child)

Trivia (6)

Uncle of cinematographer Dario Di Palma.
Child: daughter, Valentina Di Palma.
Member of jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1992
Internationally known for his collaboration with directors Michelangelo Antonioni (notably "Red Desert" and "Blow Up") and Woody Allen (for whom he worked on ten films over a period of ten years). Di Palma received a lifetime achievement award at the European Film Awards in 2003.
Began in 1954 as an assistant cameraman to leading post-war Italian cinematographer Gianni Di Venanzo.
The son of a Roman camera operator and a flower seller, he grew up in impoverished circumstances.

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