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Luigi Comencini (1916–2007)

Luigi Comencini was born on June 8, 1916 in Salò, Lombardy, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Looking for Jesus (1982), Bread, Love and Dreams (1953) and Traffic Jam (1979). He was married to Giulia Grifeo. He died on April 6, 2007 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »


(age 90) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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 1991 Marcellino
 1988 La Bohème
 1988 The French as Seen by... (TV Mini-Series)
 1986 History (TV Movie)
 1984 Heart (TV Mini-Series)
 1980 Eugenio
 1979 Traffic Jam
 1977 Il gatto
 1976 Quelle strane occasioni (segment "Ascensore, L'")
 1976 Basta che non si sappia in giro!.. (segment "L'equivoco")
 1972 The Adventures of Pinocchio (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1972)
- Episode #1.5 (1972)
- Episode #1.4 (1972)
- Episode #1.3 (1972)
- Episode #1.2 (1972)
 1970 I bambini e noi (TV Series documentary)
 1967 Misunderstood
 1965 La bugiarda
 1965 The Dolls (segment "Trattato di Eugenetica, Il")
 1964 My Wife (segment "Eritrea")
 1964 3 notti d'amore (segment "Fatebenefratelli")
 1964 Bebo's Girl
 1961 Jail Break
 1954 Frisky
 1952 Heidi
 1950 Il museo dei sogni (Short)
 1950 L'ospedale del delitto (Short documentary)
 1948 Guaglio
 1946 Children in Cities (Documentary)
 1937 La novelletta (Documentary)
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Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1981. See more »


His films often focused on the plight of children

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