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Valerio Zurlini (1926–1982)

Valerio Zurlini was born on March 19, 1926 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Girl with a Suitcase (1961), Indian Summer (1972) and The Desert of the Tartars (1976). He died on October 26, 1982 in Verona, Veneto, Italy. See full bio »

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Known For

Girl with a Suitcase
Indian Summer
Indian Summer Director
Black Jesus
Black Jesus Director


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 1972 Indian Summer
 1970 La promessa (TV Movie)
 1968 Black Jesus
 1964 L'Italia con Togliatti (Documentary short)
 1963 Il paradiso all'ombre delle spade (Documentary)
 1953 Ventotto tonnellate (Documentary short)
 1953 Serenata da un soldo (Documentary short)
 1952 La stazione (Documentary short)
 1952 Soldati in città (Documentary short)
 1952 Il mercato delle facce (Documentary short)
 1951 Il blues della domenica sera (Documentary short)
 1951 Pugilatori (Documentary short)
 1950 Miniature (Documentary)
 1950 Sorrida prego (Documentary short)
 1950 Racconto del quartiere (Documentary short)
 1949 Favola del cappello (Documentary)
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Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1982.


Often worked with actor Jacques Perrin.

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