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Franco Rossi (I) (1919–2000)


His film Smog (1962) created a controversy in the United States, where it was perceived as anti-American. See more trivia »


(age 81) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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 1994 Michele alla guerra (TV Movie)
 1987 Lo scialo (TV Mini-Series)
 1987 Un bambino di nome Gesù (TV Movie)
 1985 Quo Vadis? (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1985)
- Episode #1.5 (1985)
- Episode #1.4 (1985)
- Episode #1.3 (1985)
- Episode #1.2 (1985)
 1982 Storia d'amore e d'amicizia (TV Mini-Series)
 1974 Il giovane Garibaldi (TV Mini-Series)
 1971 Eneide (TV Series)
 1969 Youth March
 1968 Odissea (TV Mini-Series) (8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1968)
- Episode #1.7 (1968)
- Episode #1.6 (1968)
- Episode #1.5 (1968)
- Episode #1.4 (1968)
 1968 Capriccio all'italiana (segment "Viaggio di lavoro", uncredited)
 1967 The Witches (segment "Siciliana, La")
 1965 Complexes (segment "Il complesso della schiava nubiana")
 1965 The Dolls (segment "Minestra, La")
 1964 Countersex (segment "Cocaina di domenica")
 1964 3 notti d'amore (segment "Moglie bambina, La")
 1964 High Infidelity (segment "Scandaloso")
 1962 Smog
 1961 Nude Odyssey
 1959 Everyone's in Love (supervisor)
 1958 Calypso
 1954 Il seduttore
Show Show Writer (21 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)

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Started as an assistant director and dubbing director, before a leave of absence from the cinema to produce radio plays. Returned to films as director in 1952. See more »

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