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Gualtiero Jacopetti (1919–2011)


Gualtiero Jacopetti was born on September 4, 1919 in Barga, Tuscany, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Mondo cane (1962), Addio zio Tom (1971) and Mondo candido (1975). He was married to Jolanda Kaldaras. He died on August 17, 2011 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »

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(age 91) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Mondo cane Writer
(1962)
Addio zio Tom Writer
(1971)
Mondo candido Writer
(1975)
(1963)

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 1985 Operazione ricchezza (Documentary) (written by)
 1980 Fangio: Una vita a 300 all'ora (Documentary)
 1975 Mondo candido (written by)
 1971 Addio zio Tom (written by)
 1966 Africa: Blood and Guts (Documentary) (as Jacopetti)
 1963 Women of the World (Documentary) (commentary)
 1962 Mondo cane (Documentary)
 1961 Che gioia vivere (story)
 1960 World by Night (Documentary) (commentary)
 1959 European Nights (Documentary) (writer)
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While co-directing and co-writing the documentary Mondo cane (1962) [Women of the World] and filming in the States, he was in a car headed from Las Vegas to Los Angeles with fellow writer/director 'Paolo Cav. The speeding driver lost control, blew a tire, and the car flipped. Belinda Lee was instantly killed while the other suffered non-threatening injuries. Jacopetti was still hospitalized and ... See more »

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