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Elio Petri (1929–1982)


Elio Petri was born on January 29, 1929 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Eraclio Petri. He was a writer and director, known for Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970), A Quiet Place in the Country (1968) and The Assassin (1961). He died on November 10, 1982 in Rome. See full bio »

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(age 53) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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 1979 Good News (story and screenplay)
 1978 Le mani sporche (TV Series) (translation and adaptation - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... (translation and adaptation)
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... (translation and adaptation)
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... (translation and adaptation)
 1976 Todo modo (screenplay)
 1973 Property Is No Longer a Theft (story and screenplay)
 1971 Lulu the Tool (story & screenplay)
 1970 Documenti su Giuseppe Pinelli (Documentary short) (segment "Tre ipotesi sulla morte di Giuseppe Pinelli", uncredited)
 1968 A Quiet Place in the Country (screenplay and dialogue) / (story)
 1967 We Still Kill the Old Way (screenplay)
 1965 The 10th Victim (screenplay)
 1964 High Infidelity (segment "Peccato nel pomeriggio")
 1963 The Teacher from Vigevano (adaptation)
 1963 I mostri (story and screenplay - as Petri)
 1962 His Days Are Numbered (screenplay) / (story)
 1961 The Assassin (screenplay) / (story)
 1960 Il gobbo (story)
 1960 L'impiegato
 1959 Vento del Sud (story)
 1959 Le notti dei Teddy Boys (writer)
 1959 Train Without a Timetable (writer)
 1958 The Year Long Road (writer)
 1958 Piece of the Sky (screenplay)
 1957 Men and Wolves (screenplay) / (story)
 1955 Sunset in Naples (screenplay) / (story)
 1954 Days of Love (story and screenplay)
 1953 Nasce un campione (Documentary short) (written by)
 1953 A Husband for Anna (screenplay)
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Elio Montesti | Petri
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Personal Quote:

[about His Days Are Numbered (1962)] When I asked Goffredo Lombardo to produced the movie, I gave the names of three actors for the main role: Totò, Jean Gabin, Salvo Randone. He chose Randone because it was the cheapest choice, obviously.

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Worked as a film critic for the Italian communist newspaper "L'Unità". See more »

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Often worked with cinematographer Luigi Kuveiller. See more »

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Aquarius

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