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Lina Wertmüller

Lina Wertmüller was born on August 14, 1926 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Arcangela Felice Assunta Job Wertmüller von Elgg Espanol von Brauchich. She is a writer and director, known for The Seduction of Mimi (1972), Seven Beauties (1975) and Swept Away (1974). She was previously married to Enrico Job. See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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 2009 Mannaggia alla miseria! (TV Movie) (screenplay - as Lina Job Wertmuller) / (story - as Lina Job Wertmuller)
 2002 Swept Away (1974 screenplay Travolti da un insolito destino nell'azzurro mare d'agosto, uncredited)
 2001 Francesca and Nunziata (TV Movie)
 1999 Ferdinando e Carolina (writer)
 1996 The Nymph
 1990 Saturday, Sunday and Monday (screenplay)
 1989 Up to Date (writer)
 1989 Il decimo clandestino (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1978 Blood Feud (writer)
 1978 A Night Full of Rain (writer)
 1977 Which Way Is Up? (as Lina Wertmuller, 1972 screenplay Mimì metallurgico ferito nell'onore)
 1975 Seven Beauties (written by)
 1974 Swept Away
 1973 Love and Anarchy (writer)
 1973 Cari genitori (writer)
 1972 Nessuno deve sapere (TV Mini-Series) (story - 1971)
 1972 The Seduction of Mimi (screenplay) / (story)
 1970 When Women Had Tails (screenplay - as Lina Wertmüller Job)
 1970 The Family (screenplay)
 1968 Il mio corpo per un poker (as George Brown)
 1965 Let's Talk About Men (screenplay) / (story)
 1963 I basilischi (screenplay) / (story)
 1961 Studio Uno (TV Series) (1966)
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Alternate Names:

George H. Brown | George Brown | Lina Wertmüller Job | Lina Job Wertmuller | Lina Wertmuller | Nathan Wich

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A truly creative new director? Well, the whole world is waiting. And here (the U.S.), the directors with real genius seem to have become so enamored of success that they've become seduced by the chance to make big money by turning out a flashy product for young people. When I was young, I ran to see Astaire and Rogers, Huston, Lubitsch - they were formative for me. I also read Flash Gordon when I... See more »


Directed one Oscar nominated performance: Giancarlo Giannini in Pasqualino Settebellezze (1975)_. See more »


Often gives long, verbose titles to her works See more »

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