Mauro Bolognini Poster


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Overview (2)

Born in Pistoia, Tuscany, Italy
Died in Rome, Lazio, Italy

Mini Bio (1)

Mauro Bolognini was born on June 28, 1922 in Pistoia, Tuscany, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Careless (1962), Madamigella di Maupin (1966) and Mosca addio (1987). He died on May 14, 2001 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Trivia (4)

Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1985
Brother of producer Manolo Bolognini.
Student of architecture at the University of Florence. Trained in set design and directing at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome.
Worked as assistant director under neo-realist director Luigi Zampa from 1948 to 1952. Subsequently in France as assistant to Jean Delannoy and Yves Allégret. Directed his own films from 1953, his best output coming from scripts by Pier Paolo Pasolini (such as The Big Night (1959)) or adaptations of works by Alberto Moravia.

Personal Quotes (1)

[on his working as an assistant to director Luigi Zampa] Zampa taught me so much. At the same time he terrified me because I was extremely shy while he had a forceful and extroverted nature. I kept thinking to myself, "I'll never be able to do this job! I'll never have the strength that he has!" Every time he called me, I used to blush and start to shake for no reason.

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