Italo Calvino (1923–1985)


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Italo Calvino was born on October 15, 1923 in Santiago de Las Vegas, Cuba. He was a writer, known for Boccaccio '70 (1962), Fiabe italiane and Tiko and the Shark (1962). He was married to Esther Judith Singer. He died on September 19, 1985 in Siena, Tuscany, Italy. See full bio »

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Boccaccio '70 Writer
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  Fiabe italiane (short stories) (filming)
 2018 Distance to the Moon (Short) (story by)
 2016/II Desire Lines (Short) (based on the extracts from)
 2012 The Boy Who Shouted Teresa (Short) (short story "The Boy Who Shouted Teresa")
 2009 Voyage of No Return (Short) (story "Invisible Cities")
 2006/I Solidarity (Short) (story)
 2005 Smesne i druge price (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Dozivljaj mladenaca (2005) ... (novel)
 2005 L'isola di Calvino (TV Movie documentary) (excerpts from memoirs)
 2004 La céleste (Video short) (novel "Le città invisibili")
 1991 L'aventure d'une baigneuse (Short) (short story)
 1990 Efprosopo katafygio (Short) (short story)
 1984 Nelahké lásky (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1983 Amores dificiles (Short) (story)
 1983 Dieci registi italiani, dieci racconti italiani (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Avventura di un fotografo (1983) ... (story)
 1970 Marcovaldo (TV Mini-Series) (short stories - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1970) ... (short stories)
- Episode #1.5 (1970) ... (short stories)
- Episode #1.4 (1970) ... (short stories)
- Episode #1.3 (1970) ... (short stories)
- Episode #1.2 (1970) ... (short stories)
 1969 Il cavaliere inesistente (novel)
 1966 So This Is God's Country? (Documentary) (text)
 1962 Sex Can Be Difficult (story - segment "L'avventura di un soldato")
 1962 Tiko and the Shark (adaptation)
 1962 Boccaccio '70 (screenplay - segment "Renzo e Luciana")
 1958 Big Deal on Madonna Street (short story "Furto in una pasticceria" - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Il barone rampante" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Tonio Cavilla
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Personal Quote:

The inferno of the living is not something that will be. If there is one, it is what is already there, the inferno where we live every day, that we form by being together. There are two ways to escape suffering it. The first is easy for many: accept the inferno and become such a part of it that you can no longer see it. The second is risky and demands constant vigilance and apprehension: seek and... See more »

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Famous Italian novelist. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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