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Francesco Rosi (1922–2015)


Francesco Rosi was born on November 15, 1922 in Naples, Campania, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Hands Over the City (1963), The Mattei Affair (1972) and Carmen (1984). He was married to Giancarla Mandelli. He died on January 10, 2015 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »

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(age 92) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 41 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Hands Over the City
(1963)
The Mattei Affair
(1972)
Carmen
Carmen Writer
(1984)
Lucky Luciano
Lucky Luciano Writer
(1973)

Filmography

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 1997 The Truce
 1992 Diario napoletano (Documentary)
 1990 Dimenticare Palermo (screenplay)
 1984 Carmen (adaptation)
 1981 Three Brothers (story and screenplay)
 1979 Christ Stopped at Eboli (screenplay)
 1976 Illustrious Corpses (screenplay)
 1973 Lucky Luciano (screenplay) / (story)
 1972 The Mattei Affair (screenplay) / (story)
 1970 Many Wars Ago (screenplay)
 1967 More Than a Miracle (story and screenplay)
 1965 The Moment of Truth (screenplay) / (story)
 1963 Hands Over the City (idea) / (screenplay)
 1959 The Swindlers (screenplay) / (story)
 1958 La sfida (screenplay) / (story)
 1956 The Bigamist
 1955 Roman Tales
 1952 The City Stands Trial (story)
 1951 Bellissima (screenplay)
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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

F. Rosi | Franco Rosi
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Personal Quote:

A man's personality is complex of contrasts and contradictions, of reality while at the same time fantasy, of reality and memory, but memory so directed by the thinker that it begins to seem like it might even be a fantasy. See more »

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Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1997. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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