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Alberto Moravia (1907–1990)

Alberto Moravia was born on November 22, 1907 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Alberto Pincherle. He was a writer and actor, known for Contempt (1963), Ieri oggi domani (1963) and L'ennui (1998). He was married to Carmen Llera and Elsa Morante. He died on September 26, 1990 in Rome. See full bio »


(age 82) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Contempt Writer
L'ennui Writer


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 2004 Páramo (Short) (story)
 2000 Ants in the Pants (novel: Io e lui)
 1998 L'ennui (based on the novel by)
 1994 L'uomo che guarda (novel "L'uomo che guarda")
 1991 Zavreno pro rodinny smutek (Short) (story)
 1991 Husbands and Lovers (novel)
 1989 Running Away (TV Movie) (novel)
 1989 La cintura (novel)
 1988 Gli indifferenti (TV Movie) (novel)
 1988 La romana (TV Mini-Series) (novel "La romana" - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... (novel "La romana")
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... (novel "La romana")
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... (novel "La romana")
 1988 Oi logoi (Short) (short story)
 1988 Me and Him (novel - suggestion)
 1988 La divina providencia (Short) (writer)
 1987 The Peddler (story - segment "1")
 1985 L'attenzione (novel)
 1983 Le ambizioni sbagliate (TV Movie) (novel)
 1983 Dieci registi italiani, dieci racconti italiani (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Inverno di malato (1983) ... (short story)
 1981 La disubbidienza (novel)
 1976 Abrami in Africa (TV Movie documentary) (story)
 1975 Savage Man Savage Beast (Documentary) (commentary)
 1975 Magia nuda (Documentary)
 1973 Io e lui (story)
 1973 Two Women (TV Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1973) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1973) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1973) ... (novel)
 1972 Gli ordini sono ordini (short story)
 1971 Bog Kurt (TV Movie)
 1971 Wielki swiat (story "Smells and a Bone")
 1970 L'amore coniugale (novel)
 1970 The Conformist (novel)
 1969 La donna invisibile (short story)
 1969 Una ragazza piuttosto complicata (short story "La marcia indietro")
 1967 Du bist an der Reihe (TV Short) (novel)
 1967 La Roma di Moravia (TV Movie) (novel)
 1967 L'occhio selvaggio (screenplay collaboration)
 1964 Le ore nude (novel "Appuntamento al mare")
 1964 Time of Indifference (novel)
 1963 Ieri oggi domani (novella "Troppo Ricca" - segment "Anna")
 1963 The Empty Canvas (novel "Boredom")
 1963 Contempt (novel "Il Disprezzo")
 1962 L'amore difficile (story - segment "L'avaro")
 1962 Agostino (novel)
 1962 Studio 4 (TV Series) (novella - 1 episode)
- The Imbroglio (1962) ... (novella)
 1962 Always on Sunday (story)
 1960 L'Italia non è un paese povero (Documentary)
 1960 Two Women (novel)
 1960 From a Roman Balcony (novel) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1960 Risate di gioia (stories Risate di Gioia, Ladri in chiesa)
 1960 Silver Spoon Set (collaboration)
 1960 Le bel âge (novel "Un vieil imbécile")
 1958 Love on the Riviera (screenplay) / (story)
 1956 Faccia da mascalzone (short story)
 1955 Racconti romani (collaboration) / (short stories "Racconti romani")
 1955 Peccato che sia una canaglia (story "Il fanatico")
 1954 The River Girl (story)
 1954 Woman of Rome (novel) / (screenplay)
 1954 The Anatomy of Love (story "Il pupo")
 1953 The Devil Is a Woman (screenplay)
 1953 The Wayward Wife (novel)
 1952 Sensualita (screenplay)
 1951 È colpa del sole (Short)
 1951 Ultimo incontro (screenplay)
 1945 La freccia nel fianco (dialogue - uncredited) / (screenplay)
 1944 Zazà (screenplay - uncredited)
 1943 Ossessione (uncredited)
 1942 Un colpo di pistola (screenplay - uncredited)
 1940 Santa Rogelia (screenplay)
 1940 Il peccato di Rogelia Sanchez (screenplay)
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Other Works:

Novel: "La villa del venerdi" (The Friday Villa) See more »

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He and his wife Elsa Morante left Rome and flew to the area around Cassino at the end of World War II (his father was Jewish, as was Elsa's mother). As the protagonists of his novel "La Ciociara", played by Sophia Loren and Eleonora Brown in the movie version, did the same, the novel obviously contains autobiographical elements. See more »

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