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Giovanni Guareschi (1908–1968)

Giovanni Guareschi was born on May 1, 1908 in Roccabianca, Emilia-Romagna, Italy as Giovannino Oliviero Giuseppe Guareschi. He was a writer and director, known for Don Camillo e l'on. Peppone (1955), The Little World of Don Camillo (1952) and The Return of Don Camillo (1953). He was married to Ennia Pallini. He died on July 22, 1968 in Cervia, ... See full bio »

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 1989 Il decimo clandestino (TV Movie) (novel)
 1984 The World of Don Camillo (books)
 1981 The Little World of Don Camillo (TV Series) (novels - 12 episodes)
- Part 12 (1981) ... (novels)
- Part 11 (1981) ... (novels)
- Part 10 (1981) ... (novels)
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 1977 Il marito in collegio (story)
 1972 La coscienza a posto (TV Movie) (novel)
 1970 Don Camillo e i giovani d'oggi (Short) (novel)
 1965 Il compagno Don Camillo (novel)
 1963 La rabbia (Documentary) (commentary - part two)
 1963 Wild, Weird, Wonderful Italians (Documentary)
 1957 Pequeno Mundo de D. Camilo (TV Series) (novel "Il piccolo mondo di Don Camillo")
 1955 Don Camillo e l'on. Peppone (screenplay) / (story)
 1953 The Return of Don Camillo (shorts)
 1939 Imputato, alzatevi! (screenplay - uncredited)
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 1963 La rabbia (Documentary) (as Giovannino Guareschi, part two)
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 2008 La rabbia di Pasolini (Documentary)
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Best-known as the author of comic stories featuring Italian parish priest Don Camillo, locked in a perpetual struggle with the town's communist mayor. The best filmed versions starred Fernandel and Gino Cervi in the respective roles. See more »

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