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Vittorio De Seta (1923–2011)


Vittorio De Seta was born on October 15, 1923 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Bandits of Orgosolo (1961), Un uomo a metà (1966) and Islands of Fire (1955). He died on November 28, 2011 in Sellia Marina, Calabria, Italy. See full bio »

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Known For

(1961)
Un uomo a metà Director
(1966)
Islands of Fire Director
(1955)
(2006)

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 2008 articolo 23 (Short)
 2008 All Human Rights for All (Documentary) (segment "Pentedattilo")
 2003 Dedicato ad Antonino Uccello (Documentary short)
 1993 In Calabria (Documentary)
 1983 Un carnevale per Venezia (TV Movie documentary)
 1981 La Sicilia rivisitata (TV Mini Series documentary)
 1980 Hong Kong, città di profughi (TV Mini Series documentary)
 1979-1980 Quando la scuola cambia (TV Mini Series documentary) (4 episodes)
- I diversi (1980)
 1973 Diario di un maestro (TV Mini Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1973)
- Episode #1.3 (1973)
- Episode #1.2 (1973)
- Episode #1.1 (1973)
 1969 The Uninvited
 1959 The Forgotten (Documentary short)
 1958 A Day in Barbagia (Documentary short)
 1958 Fishing Boats (Documentary short)
 1958 Orgosolo's Shepherds (Documentary short)
 1955 Golden Parable (Documentary short)
 1955 Sea Countrymen (Documentary short)
 1955 The Age of Swordfish (Documentary short)
 1955 Easter in Sicily (Documentary short)
 1955 Surfarara (Documentary short)
 1955 Islands of Fire (Documentary short)
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1950's Italian director of short documentary films set on Sicily or Sardinia. He turned to feature films with the neo-realist hit Bandits of Orgosolo (1961), which became his best-known movie internationally. De Seta was born in Palermo to an aristocratic landowning family from Calabria. He served in the Italian navy during World War II. After the armistice in 1943, he refused to sign allegiance ... See more »

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