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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)
list by Severin Severin
Published 7 years, 7 months ago 14 comments
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The Director and The Muse (36 items)
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Published 8 years, 3 months ago 20 comments
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Directors' Favorite Actors/Actresses (94 items)
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Published 3 years ago 14 comments
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A Movie for every Director (Part 1) (100 items)
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Published 7 years, 6 months ago 7 comments
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Your essential guide to Italian classic cinema (115 items)
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Published 5 years, 8 months ago 4 comments

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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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Movies directed by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. Bicycle Thieves (1948)
Rating:
8.5
908 Watched
2. Umberto D. (1952)
Rating:
8.4
293 Watched
3. Two Women (1960)
Rating:
8
124 Watched
Rating:
7.3
139 Watched
Rating:
7.1
127 Watched




Movies

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1. Cinema Paradiso (1988)
Rating:
8.2
1091 Watched
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7.9
115 Watched
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5.9
75 Watched
Rating:
7.8
98 Watched
5. After the Fox (1966)
Rating:
6.3
50 Watched




Movies written by

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Top rated
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1. Bicycle Thieves (1948)
Rating:
8.5
908 Watched
2. Two Women (1960)
Rating:
8
124 Watched
Rating:
6.8
83 Watched
Rating:
7.5
95 Watched
Rating:
7.1
45 Watched




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27 Watched
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5. Cinéma (1965)
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Directors' Favorite Actors/Actresses (94 person items)

"Sofia Loren - The Gold of Naples - Two Women - Boccaccio '70 - The Condemned of Altona - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow - Marriage Italian Style - Sunflower - The Voyage "


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100 Greatest Filmmakers of All Time (100 person items)

"Italian Major Works: Bicycle Thieves (1948) Umberto D. (1952) Two Women (1960) • Director, Writer, Producer. •"


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