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Luigi Comencini (1916–2007)


Luigi Comencini was born on June 8, 1916 in Salò, Lombardy, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Eugenio (1980), Everybody Go Home! (1960) and Bread, Love and Dreams (1953). He was married to Giulia Grifeo. He died on April 6, 2007 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »

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(age 90) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Eugenio Writer
(1980)
(1960)
(1982)

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 1991 Marcellino
 1986 History (TV Series) (screenplay - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... (screenplay)
 1984 Heart (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1984)
- Episode #1.5 (1984)
- Episode #1.4 (1984)
- Episode #1.3 (1984)
- Episode #1.2 (1984)
 1982 Dieci registi italiani, dieci racconti italiani (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Catherine's Wedding (1982) ... (teleplay)
 1982 Looking for Jesus (screenplay) / (story)
 1980 Eugenio (writer)
 1979 Traffic Jam (screenplay) / (story)
 1976 Goodnight, Ladies and Gentlemen (written by - as Comenicini)
 1974 Till Marriage Do Us Part (screenplay) / (story)
 1974 Delitto d'amore (screenplay)
 1972 Le avventure di Pinocchio (TV Mini-Series) (screenplay - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1972) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.4 (1972) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.2 (1972) ... (screenplay)
 1970 I bambini e noi (TV Series documentary)
 1969 Senza sapere niente di lei (writer)
 1968 Italian Secret Service (screenplay) / (story)
 1965 La bugiarda (screenplay)
 1964 My Wife (story - segment "Eritrea")
 1964 3 notti d'amore (story - segment "Fatebenefratelli")
 1964 Bebo's Girl (screenplay - uncredited)
 1961 Jail Break (screenplay) / (story)
 1960 Everybody Go Home! (screenplay)
 1959 Le sorprese dell'amore (story)
 1959 And That on Monday Morning (writer)
 1958 Mogli pericolose (screenplay)
 1957 Husbands in the City (writer)
 1957 The Window to Luna Park (screenplay) / (story)
 1955 The Belle of Rome (screenplay) / (story)
 1955 Il segno di Venere (story)
 1954 Frisky (screenplay) / (story)
 1953 Bread, Love and Dreams (story and screenplay)
 1953 La valigia dei sogni (screenplay) / (story)
 1952 La tratta delle bianche (screenplay) / (story)
 1951 Four Ways Out (story)
 1949 The Emperor of Capri (dialogue)
 1949 The Mill on the Po (adaptation - as Comencini)
 1948 Guaglio (writer)
 1946 Bambini in città (Documentary short)
 1943 La primadonna (screenplay)
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Alternate Names:

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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1981. See more »

Trademark:

His films often focused on the plight of children

Star Sign:

Gemini

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