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Pietro Germi (1914–1974)

Pietro Germi was born on September 14, 1914 in Genoa, Liguria, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Divorce Italian Style (1961), Seduced and Abandoned (1964) and My Friends (1975). He was married to Olga D'Aiello and Anna Bancio. He died on December 5, 1974 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »


(age 60) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Divorce Italian Style
Seduced and Abandoned
My Friends
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 1975 My Friends (screenplay) / (story)
 1972 Alfredo, Alfredo (screenplay) / (story)
 1968 Serafino (screenplay) / (story)
 1967 The Climax
 1966 The Birds, the Bees and the Italians (story and screenplay)
 1964 Seduced and Abandoned (screenplay) / (story)
 1961 Divorce Italian Style (screenplay) / (story)
 1959 The Facts of Murder (screenplay)
 1958 The Seducer-Man of Straw (story) / (writer)
 1956 Man of Iron (screenplay)
 1953 Black 13 (original script)
 1953 Jealousy
 1951 Four Ways Out (screenplay)
 1950 The Path of Hope (story)
 1950 Against the Law (story)
 1949 In the Name of the Law (screenplay)
 1948 Lost Youth (screenplay) / (story)
 1946 The Testimony (screenplay) / (story)
 1945 Ten Commandments (screenplay)
 1943 Gli ultimi filibustieri (screenplay)
 1943 Il figlio del corsaro rosso (screenplay)
 1941 L'amore canta (screenplay)
 1939 Retroscena (screenplay - as P. Germi)
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Leading Italian neo-realist actor/director. Graduate of the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome. Initially concerned with socio/political issues in post-war Italy, he also made a series of satirical films about the Mafia and Sicilian social customs. He lampooned Italian divorce laws in his most famous film, 'Divorce, Italian Style'. See more »


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