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Renato Castellani (1913–1985)


Renato Castellani was born on September 4, 1913 in Finale Ligure, Liguria, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Two Cents Worth of Hope (1952), Romeo and Juliet (1954) and Sotto il sole di Roma (1948). He died on December 28, 1985 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »

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(age 72) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 14 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 1987 Treasure Island in Outer Space (TV Mini-Series) (screenplay - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... (screenplay)
  Verdi (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay - 7 episodes, 1982) (screenplay - 2 episodes, 1982)
- Il vecchio mago (1982) ... (teleplay)
- Celeste Aida (1982) ... (teleplay)
- Gli anni difficili (1982) ... (teleplay)
- La Signora Verdi (1982) ... (teleplay)
- Inventare il vero (1982) ... (teleplay)
 1978 Il furto della Gioconda (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1978)
- Episode #1.2 (1978)
- Episode #1.1 (1978)
 1971 The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci (TV Mini-Series) (story and screenplay - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1971) ... (story and screenplay)
- Episode #1.4 (1971) ... (story and screenplay)
- Episode #1.3 (1971) ... (story and screenplay)
- Episode #1.2 (1971) ... (story and screenplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1971) ... (story and screenplay)
 1970 Alta comedia (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969 A Brief Season (writer)
 1969 The Archangel (screenplay) / (story)
 1967 Ghosts, Italian Style (screenplay)
 1964 Marriage Italian Style (screenplay)
 1964 Countersex (segment "Una donna d'affari", uncredited)
 1964 3 notti d'amore (writer - segment "La vedova")
 1963 Mare matto (writer)
 1961 The Brigand
 1958 Auferstehung (writer)
 1957 I sogni nel cassetto (writer)
 1954 Romeo and Juliet (adaptated for the screen by)
 1952 Two Cents Worth of Hope (screenplay) / (story)
 1950 It's Forever Springtime (screenplay) / (story)
 1949 Fabiola (screenplay - uncredited)
 1948 Sotto il sole di Roma (story) / (writer)
 1946 Professor, My Son (writer)
 1946 Notte di tempesta (adaptation)
 1946 Malìa (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1945 In High Places (screenplay)
 1944 The Mountain Woman (screenplay)
 1944 Zazà (screenplay)
 1942 Malombra (screenplay - as R. Castellani)
 1942 A Pistol Shot (screenplay)
 1942 La cena delle beffe (screenplay)
 1941 La corona di ferro (screenplay - as R. Castellani) / (story - as R. Castellani)
 1940 A Romantic Adventure (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1940 Centomila dollari (screenplay - uncredited)
 1939 An Adventure of Salvator Rosa (screenplay)
 1939 Il documento (screenplay)
 1939 Department Store (screenplay)
 1939 Due milioni per un sorriso (screenplay)
 1939 The Knight of San Marco (screenplay)
 1939 Castles in the Air (adaptation)
 1939 Unknown of Monte Carlo (writer)
 1939 Heartbeat (screenplay - uncredited)
 1938 The Woman of Monte Carlo (screenplay and dialogue)
 1938 L'orologio a cucù (screenplay)
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R. Castellani
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Spent his formative years in Argentina. Worked as a screenwriter for Mario Soldati and Alessandro Blasetti in 1930's Italy, having first studied architecture in Milan. Gained prominence during the immediate post-war period, as director of optimistic, up-beat escapist films -- where love conquered all. Best of these was Two Cents Worth of Hope (1952), based on his own script. Much of his later ... See more »

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