Elio Petri (1929–1982)


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Elio Petri was born on January 29, 1929 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Eraclio Petri. He was a writer and director, known for Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970), We Still Kill the Old Way (1967) and Lulu the Tool (1971). He was married to Paola Petri. He died on November 10, 1982 in Rome. See full bio »

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(age 53) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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 1979 Good News (story and screenplay)
 1978 Le mani sporche (TV Mini Series) (translation and adaptation - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... (translation and adaptation)
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... (translation and adaptation)
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... (translation and adaptation)
 1976 One Way or Another (screenplay)
 1973 Property Is No Longer a Theft (story and screenplay)
 1971 Lulu the Tool (story & screenplay)
 1970 Documenti su Giuseppe Pinelli (Documentary) (segment "Tre ipotesi sulla morte di Giuseppe Pinelli", uncredited)
 1970 Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (screenplay by) / (story by)
 1968 A Quiet Place in the Country (screenplay and dialogue) / (story)
 1967 We Still Kill the Old Way (screenplay)
 1965 The 10th Victim (screenplay)
 1964 High Infidelity (segment "Peccato nel pomeriggio")
 1963 The Teacher from Vigevano (adaptation)
 1963 The Monsters (screenplay - as Petri) / (story - as Petri)
 1962 His Days Are Numbered (screenplay) / (story)
 1961 The Assassin (screenplay) / (story)
 1960 The Hunchback of Rome (story)
 1960 Vento del Sud (screenplay)
 1960 L'impiegato (screenplay) / (story)
 1959 Le notti dei Teddy Boys (writer)
 1959 Vlak bez voznog reda (writer)
 1958 The Year Long Road (writer)
 1958 Piece of the Sky (screenplay)
 1957 Men and Wolves (screenplay) / (story)
 1956 Sunset in Naples (screenplay) / (story)
 1954 Days of Love (story and screenplay)
 1954 Angels of Darkness (screenplay)
 1953 Nasce un campione (Documentary short) (written by)
 1953 A Husband for Anna (screenplay)
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Alternate Names:

Elio Montesti | Petri
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Personal Quote:

[about His Days Are Numbered (1962)] When I asked Goffredo Lombardo to produced the movie, I gave the names of three actors for the main role: Totò, Jean Gabin, Salvo Randone. He chose Randone because it was the cheapest choice, obviously.

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He was the son of a plumber. See more »

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Often worked with screenwriter Ugo Pirro. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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