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Vittorio De Seta (1923–2011)

Vittorio De Seta was born on October 15, 1923 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Un uomo a metà (1966), Bandits of Orgosolo (1961) and Isole di fuoco (1955). He died on November 28, 2011 in Sellia Marina, Calabria, Italy. See full bio »

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Un uomo a metà
Un uomo a metà Director
Bandits of Orgosolo
Isole di fuoco
Isole di fuoco Director


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 2008 articolo 23 (Short)
 2008 All Human Rights for All (segment "Pentedattilo")
 2003 Dedicato ad Antonino Uccello (Documentary short)
 1993 In Calabria
 1983 Un carnevale per Venezia (TV Movie documentary)
 1981 La Sicilia rivisitata (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1980 Hong Kong, città di profughi (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1979-1980 Quando la scuola cambia (TV Mini-Series documentary) (4 episodes)
- I diversi (1980)
 1973 Diario di un maestro (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1973)
- Episode #1.3 (1973)
- Episode #1.2 (1973)
- Episode #1.1 (1973)
 1969 The Uninvited
 1959 I dimenticati (Documentary short)
 1958 Pastori di Orgosolo (Documentary)
 1958 Pescherecci (Documentary short)
 1958 Un giorno in Barbagia (Documentary short)
 1955 Parabola d'oro (Documentary short)
 1955 Contadini del mare (Documentary short)
 1955 Lu tempu di li pisci spata (Documentary short)
 1955 Pasqua in Sicilia (Documentary short)
 1955 Surfarara (Documentary)
 1955 Isole di fuoco (Documentary short)
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1950's Italian director of short documentary films set on Sicily or Sardinia. He turned to feature films with the neo-realist hit Bandits of Orgosolo (1961), which became his best-known movie internationally. De Seta was born in Palermo to an aristocratic landowning family from Calabria. He served in the Italian navy during World War II. After the armistice in 1943, he refused to sign allegiance ... See more »

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