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Vittorio Cottafavi (1914–1998)


The son of an army officer and landowner, Cottafavi (christened Benedetto Vittorio Emmanuele Secondo) was already endowed with a university education in law, philosophy and literature by the time he graduated from the famous Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome in 1938. He began his professional career in the film industry as a clapper boy.... See full bio »

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(age 84) in Anzio, Lazio, Italy

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Known For

Traviata '53 Director
(1953)
Maria Zef Director
(1981)
100 Horsemen Director
(1964)

Filmography

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 1985 Il diavolo sulle colline (TV Movie)
 1981 Maria Zef (TV Movie)
 1979 Con gli occhi dell'occidente (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1979)
- Episode #1.2 (1979)
- Episode #1.1 (1979)
 1975 I Persiani (TV Movie)
 1974 La torta di Riccio (TV Movie)
 1974 Sotto il placido Don (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1974)
- Episode #1.4 (1974)
- Episode #1.3 (1974)
- Episode #1.2 (1974)
- Episode #1.1 (1974)
 1973 La folie Almayer (TV Movie)
 1973 Vestire gli ignudi (TV Movie)
 1973 Napoleone a Sant'Elena (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1973)
- Episode #1.3 (1973)
- Episode #1.2 (1973)
- Episode #1.1 (1973)
 1973 La scuola delle mogli (TV Movie)
 1972 A come Andromeda (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1972)
- Episode #1.4 (1972)
- Episode #1.3 (1972)
- Episode #1.2 (1972)
- Episode #1.1 (1972)
 1971 Antigone (TV Movie)
 1971 La signora dalle camelie (TV Movie)
 1970 I racconti di Padre Brown (TV Series)
 1970 Una pistola in vendita (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1970)
- Episode #1.2 (1970)
- Episode #1.1 (1970)
 1969 I lupi (TV Movie)
 1968 Cristóbal Colón (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1968)
- Episode #1.1 (1968)
 1968 Zoo di vetro (TV Movie)
 1967 L'idolo delle scene (TV Movie)
 1967 Delirio a due (TV Movie)
 1967 La paura delle botte (TV Movie)
 1967 Don Giovanni (TV Movie)
 1967 Missione Wiesenthal (TV Movie)
 1967 Le troiane (TV Movie)
 1966 Quinta colonna (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1966)
- Episode #1.3 (1966)
- Episode #1.2 (1966)
- Episode #1.1 (1966)
 1966 La fantarca (TV Movie)
 1965 Vita di Dante (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1965)
- Episode #1.2 (1965)
- Episode #1.1 (1965)
 1965 Le piccole volpi (TV Movie)
 1965 Antony and Cleopatra (TV Movie)
 1965 La potenza delle tenebre (TV Movie)
 1965 Ai poeti non si spara (TV Movie)
 1964 100 Horsemen
 1964 Mille franchi di ricompensa (TV Movie)
 1964 L'uomo (TV Movie)
 1964 Così è (se vi pare) (TV Movie)
 1963 Gli spettri (TV Movie)
 1963 Il taglio del bosco (TV Movie)
 1963 Nozze di sangue (TV Movie)
 1963 Lo zoo di vetro (TV Movie)
 1963 Il piccolo caffè (TV Movie)
 1962 Il mondo è una prigione (TV Movie)
 1962 Operazione Vega (TV Movie)
 1962 Le notti bianche (TV Movie)
 1961 La trincea (TV Movie)
 1960 Messalina
 1960 Quando amor comanda (TV Movie)
 1960 Toro bravo
 1959 Passo falso (TV Movie)
 1959 Processo di famiglia (TV Movie)
 1958/I Antigone (TV Movie)
 1958 La spada di Damocle (TV Movie)
 1958 Umiliati e offesi (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1958)
- Episode #1.3 (1958)
- Episode #1.2 (1958)
- Episode #1.1 (1958)
 1958 Casa di bambola (TV Movie)
 1957 Hänsel e Gretel (TV Movie)
 1957 L'avaro (TV Movie)
 1957 Via Belgarbo (TV Movie)
 1957 Sette piccole croci (TV Movie)
 1954 A Free Woman
 1954 Jailbirds
 1953 Traviata '53
 1948 Fantasmi del mare (with the collaboration of)
 1943 Our Dreams
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