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Bernardino Zapponi (1927–2000)


Bernardino Zapponi was born on September 4, 1927 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a writer, known for Deep Red (1975), Il marchese del Grillo (1981) and Fellini's Casanova (1976). He died on February 11, 2000 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »

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(age 72) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Deep Red Writer
(1975)
(1976)
Sweet Pea Writer
(1981)

Filmography

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 1999 Torniamo a casa (TV Movie) (story and screenplay)
 1997 Il conto Montecristo (TV Mini Series) (teleplay - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1997) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... (teleplay)
 1994 Miracolo italiano (written by)
 1992 All Ladies Do It (screenplay by)
 1991 Paprika
 1990 Tolgo il disturbo (story - dialogue)
  Io Jane, tu Tarzan (TV Mini Series) (3 episodes, 1989) (written by - 1 episode, 1989)
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... (as Walter Ego)
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... (as Walter Ego)
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... (as Walter Ego)
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... (written by - as Walter Ego)
 1989 Running Away (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1988 Se il tempo fosse un gambero (TV Movie)
 1987 Teresa
 1987 Rimini Rimini
 1985 I Am an ESP
 1985 He's Worse Than Me (screenplay) / (story)
 1984 ...e la vita continua (TV Mini Series) (8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1984)
- Episode #1.7 (1984)
- Episode #1.6 (1984)
- Episode #1.5 (1984)
- Episode #1.4 (1984)
 1983 State buoni se potete (screenplay) / (story)
 1982 Dio li fa poi li accoppia (screenplay) / (story)
 1981 Il marchese del Grillo (story)
 1981 Sweet Pea (screenplay) / (story)
 1981 Fantasma d'amore (screenplay)
 1980 City of Women (screenplay) / (story)
 1979 Dear Father (writer)
 1979 Traffic Jam (screenplay)
 1977 Viva Italia! (screenplay) / (story)
 1977 The Forbidden Room (screenplay)
 1976 Fellini's Casanova (screenplay)
 1976 Plot of Fear (as Bernardo Zapponi)
 1976 The Career of a Chambermaid (screenplay) / (story)
 1975 Duck in Orange Sauce (screenplay)
 1975 Leonor
 1975 Down the Ancient Stairs (screenplay)
 1975 Deep Red (written by)
 1974 Moses the Lawgiver (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- Part VI (1974)
- Part V (1974)
- Part IV (1974)
- Part III (1974)
- Part II (1974)
 1973 Dirty Weekend
 1972 Il viaggio di Astolfo (TV Movie) (writer)
 1972 Roma (screenplay) / (story)
 1970 The Priest's Wife (screenplay) / (story)
 1970 The Clowns (TV Movie)
 1969 Viva Cangaceiro (screenplay)
 1969 Fellini Satyricon (adaptation and screenplay)
 1969 I See Naked (story)
 1969 NBC Experiment in Television (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1968 Toby Dammit (adaptation)
 1968 Caprice Italian Style (segments "La Bambinaia", "Viaggio di lavoro", "Perchè?")
 1968 Spirits of the Dead (adaptation - segment "Toby Dammit")
 1967 The Witches (story and screenplay - segments "Senso civico", "Siciliana, La")
 1955 Wunder Bar (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1951 È l'amor che mi rovina (screenplay) / (story)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Walter Ego | Bernardo Zapponi
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Began his career as a film reviewer for the daily paper La Repubblica, and soon became a regular contributor to the magazine L'Espresso. By the late 1950's, he had founded his own magazine, Il Delatore (the Informer), published 3 novels and had begun writing programs for the RAI television network .

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Often worked with Federico Fellini.

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