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Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922–1975)


Pier Paolo Pasolini achieved fame and notoriety long before he entered the film industry. A published poet at 19, he had already written numerous novels and essays before his first screenplay in 1954. His first film Accattone (1961) was based on his own novel and its violent depiction of the life of a pimp in the slums of Rome caused a sensation. ... See full bio »

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 2011 Love Flesh (Documentary) (texts)
 2008 La rabbia di Pasolini (Documentary) (commentary)
 2002 Orgía (Short) (play)
 1999 Una disperata vitalità (Documentary) (poems)
 1997 Le bassin de J.W. (text "Descriptions de descriptions")
 1996 Il pratone del casilino (novel "Petrolio")
 1995 Complicity (story)
 1988 L'altro enigma (TV Movie) (story)
 1981 Calderon (play "Calderon")
 1981 Mulheres... Mulheres (story "Morire d'Amore")
 1977 Laboratorio teatrale di Luca Ronconi (TV Movie documentary) (play "Calderón")
 1975 Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (written by)
 1973 Bawdy Tales (screenplay) / (story)
 1972 The Canterbury Tales (screenplay)
 1972 12 dicembre (Documentary) (idea)
 1971 The Decameron
 1971 The Walls of Sana'a (Documentary short) (commentary)
 1970 Notes Towards an African Orestes (Documentary) (written by)
 1970 Ostia (written by)
 1969 Medea (written by)
 1969 Porcile (writer)
 1969 Love and Anger (screenplay - segment "La sequenza del fiore di carta")
 1968 Orgia (writer)
 1968 Teorema (screenplay)
 1968 Appunti per un film sull'India (TV Short documentary) (written by)
 1968 Capriccio all'italiana (segment "Che cosa sono le nuvole?")
 1968 Che cosa sono le nuvole? (Short) (written by)
 1967 Il ragazzo motore (Documentary short) (short story)
 1967 Oedipus Rex (written by)
 1967 Requiescant (screenplay - uncredited)
 1967 The Witches (story and screenplay - segment "Terra vista dalla luna, La")
 1966 The Hawks and the Sparrows (screenplay) / (story)
 1963 La rabbia (Documentary) (commentary - part one)
 1963 Ro.Go.Pa.G. (segment "La ricotta")
 1962 Mamma Roma
 1962 The Grim Reaper (screenplay) / (story)
 1962 Violent Life (novel)
 1961 Milano nera
 1961 Accattone (screenplay) / (story)
 1961 Woman in the Window (screenplay - as Pierpaolo Pasolini)
 1960 Stendalì: Suonano ancora (Documentary short) (collaborator)
 1960 From a Roman Balcony (screenplay) / (story)
 1960 Il carro armato dell'8 settembre (screenplay)
 1960 It Happened in '43 (screenplay)
 1960 Death of a Friend (story)
 1960 Bell' Antonio (screenplay)
 1960 La Dolce Vita (uncredited)
 1959 The Big Night (novel "Ragazzi di vita") / (screenplay)
 1958 Giovani mariti (writer)
 1957 Marisa (screenplay) / (story)
 1957 Grigio (Documentary short) (writer)
 1957 The Nights of Cabiria (collaboration)
 1956 Manon: Finestra 2 (Short) (text - uncredited)
 1955 Il prigioniero della montagna (as Paul Pasolini)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Una vita violenta" (A Violent Life) See more »

Publicity Listings:

15 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 11 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

P.P. Pasolini | Paul Pasolini | Pierpaolo Pasolini

Height:

5' 5¾" (1.67 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I think that consumerism manipulates and violates bodies neither more nor less than Nazism. See more »

Trivia:

Was an atheist and communist. See more »

Trademark:

Handheld camera with a steady hand See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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