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Italo Calvino (1923–1985)

Italo Calvino was born on October 15, 1923 in Santiago de Las Vegas, Cuba. He was a writer, known for Boccaccio '70 (1962), The Cave of the Golden Rose (1991) and Tiko and the Shark (1962). He died on September 19, 1985 in Siena, Tuscany, Italy. See full bio »

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 2012 The Boy Who Shouted Teresa (Short) (short story "The Boy Who Shouted Teresa")
 2009 Voyage of No Return (Short) (story "Invisible Cities")
 2006/I Solidarity (Short) (story)
 2005 L'isola di Calvino (TV Movie documentary) (excerpts from memoirs)
 1991 L'aventure d'une baigneuse (Short) (short story)
 1991 The Cave of the Golden Rose (TV Movie) (short story "Fanta-Ghirò, persona bella")
 1990 Efprosopo katafygio (Short) (short story)
 1983 Amores dificiles (Short) (story)
 1983 Dieci registi italiani, dieci racconti italiani (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Avventura di un fotografo (1983) ... (story)
 1970 Marcovaldo (TV Mini-Series) (short stories - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1970) ... (short stories)
- Episode #1.5 (1970) ... (short stories)
- Episode #1.4 (1970) ... (short stories)
- Episode #1.3 (1970) ... (short stories)
- Episode #1.2 (1970) ... (short stories)
 1969 Il cavaliere inesistente (novel)
 1962 Sex Can Be Difficult (story - segment "L'avventura di un soldato")
 1962 Tiko and the Shark (adaptation)
 1962 Boccaccio '70 (segment "Renzo e Luciana")
 1958 Big Deal on Madonna Street (short story "Furto in una pasticceria" - uncredited)
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 1995 Palookaville (thanks)
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 2002 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar (Documentary)
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 2012 Dans la peau d'Italo Calvino (Documentary)
 2005 L'isola di Calvino (TV Movie documentary)

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Other Works:

Italian translation of Raymond Queneau's "Les fleurs bleau" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Tonio Cavilla

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Personal Quote:

I change my method and field of reference from book to book because I can never believe in the same thing two times running. See more »

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