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Enzo G. Castellari Poster

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Overview (3)

Born in Rome, Lazio, Italy
Birth NameEnzo Girolami
Nickname Enzino

Mini Bio (1)

Enzo G. Castellari was born on July 29, 1938 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Enzo Girolami. He is a director and actor, known for Colpi di luce (1985), Warriors of the Wasteland (1983) and Il grande racket (1976). He has been married to Mirella since December 17, 1961. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Mirella (17 December 1961 - present) ( 2 children)

Trade Mark (4)

Slow motion shootouts and death scenes
Usually makes a cameo appearence in his films
Often works with Guido and Maurizio De Angelis
Experimental editing techniques such as unbroken transitions from one scene to another.

Trivia (7)

Son of Marino Girolami.
Brother of Ennio Girolami.
Cousin of Massimo Vanni.
Nephew of Romolo Guerrieri.
Was offered the opportunity to direct Zombie (1979), but was not keen on directing a horror film and asked for a budget which the producers considered unrealistic. They then gave Lucio Fulci the opportunity to direct it. After the film's success, the same producers approached Castellari again to direct another gory horror film The Last Shark (1981) the next year, which he accepted.
Director Martin Koolhoven called him 'The Poor Man's Peckinpah'.

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