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Ettore Scola (1931–2016)


Ettore Scola was born on May 10, 1931 in Trevico, Campania, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for A Special Day (1977), The Family (1987) and Passion of Love (1981). He was married to Gigliola. He died on January 19, 2016 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »

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(age 84) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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A Special Day Writer
(1977)
The Family Writer
(1987)
(1981)
Le Bal Writer
(1983)

Filmography

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 2021 Il materiale emotivo (original screenplay) (post-production)
 2013 How Strange to Be Named Federico (written by)
 2005 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (film "Passione d'amore" - 1 episode)
- American Songbook - Passion (2005) ... (film "Passione d'amore")
 2003 People of Rome (screenplay) / (story)
 2001 Unfair Competition (screenplay)
 1998 The Dinner (story) / (writer)
 1997 1943-1997 (Short)
 1997 I corti italiani (segment "1943-1997")
 1996 Passion (TV Movie) (based on the film "Passione d'amore" by)
 1993 Mario, Maria e Mario (screenplay) / (story)
 1990 The Voyage of Captain Fracassa (screenplay)
 1989 What Time Is It? (writer)
 1989 Splendor (written by)
 1987 The Family (story)
 1985 Macaroni (screenplay)
 1983 Le Bal (scenario)
 1982 That Night in Varennes (screenplay and dialogue)
 1981 Passion of Love (screenplay)
 1980 La terrazza (story and screenplay - as Scola)
 1977 A Special Day (screenplay)
 1976 Il silenzio è complicità (Documentary)
 1976 Goodnight, Ladies and Gentlemen (written by - as Scola)
 1976 Brutti, sporchi e cattivi (screenplay) / (story)
 1971 My Name Is Rocco Papaleo (writer)
 1971 Noi donne siamo fatte così (story "Agata l'Angelo dei Cieli") / (story "Katherine, et Dominus Venit")
 1970 The Pizza Triangle (screenplay - as Scola)
 1969 Police Chief Pepe (writer)
 1968 Mr. Kinky (story)
 1967 Anyone Can Play (writer)
 1966 The Devil in Love (story and screenplay)
 1965 Made in Italy (screenplay) / (story)
 1965 I Knew Her Well (screenplay) / (story)
 1965 Thrilling (segment "Il vittimista")
 1965 I complessi (story and screenplay - segment "Una giornata decisiva")
 1965 La congiuntura (screenplay) / (story)
 1964 The Magnificent Cuckold (screenplay)
 1964 Il gaucho (writer)
 1964 Let's Talk About Women (screenplay) / (story)
 1963 I cuori infranti (story - segment "E vissero felici")
 1963 The Visit (screenplay) / (story)
 1963 Follie d'estate (writer)
 1963 The Monsters (dialogue) / (screenplay - as Scola) / (story - as Scola)
 1963 Il successo (screenplay) / (story)
 1963 La parmigiana (screenplay)
 1962 Sex Can Be Difficult (dialogue - segments "Le donne", "L'avaro", "L'avventura di un soldato") / (screenplay - segments "Le donne", "L'avaro", "L'avventura di un soldato")
 1962 La marcia su Roma (story & screenplay)
 1962 Il Sorpasso (dialogue) / (story and screenplay)
 1962 Terrible Sheriff (screenplay)
 1962 Roaring Years (screenplay)
 1961 Il carabiniere a cavallo (screenplay) / (story)
 1961 Phantom Lovers (screenplay) / (story)
 1960 Le pillole di Ercole (dialogue)
 1960 Hungry for Love (screenplay) / (story)
 1960 Love and Larceny (screenplay)
 1959 Guardatele ma non toccatele (writer)
 1959 Nel blu dipinto di blu (writer)
 1959 Non perdiamo la testa (writer - uncredited)
 1959 First Love (screenplay) / (story)
 1958 Non sono più Guaglione (writer)
 1958 Totò nella luna (screenplay)
 1958 March's Child (screenplay)
 1958 The Husband (screenplay - as E. Scola)
 1957 Il conte Max (screenplay - as E. Scola)
 1956 Mi permette babbo! (screenplay)
 1955 The Bachelor (screenplay)
 1955 I pappagalli
 1955 Accadde al penitenziario (screenplay)
 1954 Rosso e nero
 1954 An American in Rome (screenplay) / (story)
 1954 Accadde al commissariato (screenplay)
 1954 Gran varietà
 1954 Mid-Century Loves (screenplay - segments "Girandola 1910", "Dopoguerra 1920")
 1954 Two Nights with Cleopatra (screenplay) / (story)
 1953 Fermi tutti... arrivo io! (dialogue) / (screenplay)
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Personal Quote:

Look, even if things go badly, in the end we're more important than the powerful ones, the people you don't see in my films. The flow of history lies with us. See more »

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President of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1988 See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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