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Leonardo Sciascia (1921–1989)

Leonardo Sciascia was born on January 8, 1921 in Racalmuto, Sicily, Italy. He was a writer, known for Open Doors (1990), Illustrious Corpses (1976) and We Still Kill the Old Way (1967). He died on November 20, 1989 in Palermo, Sicily. See full bio »

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Open Doors
Open Doors Writer
Illustrious Corpses
Mafia Writer


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 2014 Il giorno della civetta (TV Movie) (novel)
 2002 The Council of Egypt (novel)
 1996 L'uomo che ho ucciso (TV Movie) (novel "1912 + 1")
 1991 Una storia semplice (novel)
 1990 Open Doors (novel)
 1989 Gioco di società (TV Movie) (story)
 1989 Társasjáték (TV Movie)
 1986 Il caso Moro (book)
 1984 Western di cose nostre (TV Movie) (story)
 1983 Dieci registi italiani, dieci racconti italiani (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
 1983 A ciascuno il suo (TV Movie) (novel)
 1976 Origins of the Mafia (TV Mini-Series) (script collaboration - 5 episodes)
- Omertà (1976) ... (script collaboration)
- La speranza (1976) ... (script collaboration)
- Gli sciacalli (1976) ... (script collaboration)
- La legge (1976) ... (script collaboration)
- Gli antenati (1976) ... (script collaboration)
 1976 A Sold Life (story "L'antimonio")
 1976 Todo modo (novel)
 1976 Illustrious Corpses (novel "Il contesto")
 1972 Liberty (screenplay)
 1970 Un caso di coscienza (novel)
 1968 Mafia (novel)
 1967 We Still Kill the Old Way (novel)
 1963 The Eye of the Needle (dialogue)
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Novel: "Il giorno della civetta" (filmed as Mafia (1968))

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