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Nanni Loy (1925–1995)

Nanni Loy was born on October 23, 1925 in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for The Four Days of Naples (1962), Where's Picone? (1984) and Café Express (1980). He died on August 21, 1995 in Fiumicino, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »

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Known For

The Four Days of Naples
Where's Picone?
Where's Picone? Director
Café Express
Café Express Director
Il padre di famiglia


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 1995 Roma dodici Novembre 1994 (Documentary short)
 1994 A che punto è la notte (TV Movie)
 1989 Gioco di società (TV Movie)
 1989 Scugnizzi
 1980 Café Express
 1979 Insieme
 1976 Quelle strane occasioni (segment "Italian Superman", as Anonimo)
 1976 Basta che non si sappia in giro!.. (segment "Macchina d'amore")
 1971 Why
 1965 Made in Italy
 1964 Specchio segreto (TV Series)
 1958 Il marito (: in Spanish version - uncredited in Spanish version, uncredited)
 1950 Pittori allo specchio (Documentary short)
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Alternate Names:

Anonimo | G. Loy | Gianni Loy | Giovanni Loy | Nanny Loy | Loy

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Held a degree in law. Studied film at the Centro Sperimentale in Rome in the early 1950's. Made his name as director of films about the Italian Resistance in World War II, as well as a series of Neapolitan tragi-comedies.

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