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Born: 7 July 1901 Died: 13 November 1974

Country of origin: Italy

Height: 5' 9"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: María Mercader


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The Idiot's Guide To Famous (Classic) Filmmakers (85 items)
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The Director and The Muse (36 items)
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A Movie for every Director (Part 1) (100 items)
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The top-60 directors (61 items)
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Your essential guide to Italian classic cinema (115 items)
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Description: Vittorio De Sica (July 7 1901 - November 13 1974) was an Italian neorealist director and actor. Born into poverty in Sora (Frosinone), he began his career as a theatre actor in the early 1920s and joined Tatiana Pavlova's theatre company in 1923. In 1933 he founded his own company with his wife Giuditta Rissone and Sergio Tofano. The company performed mostly light comedies, but they also staged plays by Beaumarchais, and worked with famous directors like Luchino Visconti. His meeting with Cesare Zavattini was a very important event: they wrote together some of the most celebrated films of the neorealistic age, like Sciu ... (more)
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