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), The Cultzone Holy Grail (2020) and Sex Can Be Difficult (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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 2021 Antaral (Short) (Storyline From)
 2020 The Cultzone Holy Grail (Video Game) (creator)
 2018 I riassuntini (TV Series short) (based on the novel by - 2020)
 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")
 1960 La città di Pavese (Documentary short)
 1958 Big Deal on Madonna Street (short story "Furto in una pasticceria" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Collection of essays: "Lezioni americane. Sei proposte per il prossimo millennio" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Tonio Cavilla


Esther Judith Singer  (his death)  (1 child)

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Personal Quote:

Everything can change, but not the language that we carry inside us, like a world more exclusive and final than one's mother's womb. See more »


Famous Italian novelist. See more »

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