Famous Italian Screenplay Writers

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 1 Federico Fellini

Federico Fellini.
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Famous As: Film Director and Scriptwriter
Birthdate: January 20, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rimini, Kingdom of Italy
Died: October 31, 1993

Italian film director and screenwriter, Federico Fellini, is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential filmmakers of all time. He was nominated for the Academy Awards 12 times and won four in the category of Best Foreign Language Film. His distinctive style of film-making has inspired generations of directors in both Italy and Hollywood.

 2 Michelangelo Antonioni

Michelangelo Antonioni.
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Famous As: Film Director, Screenwriter, Editor
Birthdate: September 29, 1912
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ferrara, Italy
Died: July 30, 2007

Michelangelo Antonioni was an Italian screenwriter, film director, editor, short story author, and painter. Renowned for making films with striking visual composition and elusive plots, Antonioni's work has influenced art cinema of the subsequent generation. Over the course of his career, Antonioni won many prestigious awards, including an honorary Academy Award, Palme d'Or, the Golden Bear, and the Golden Lion.

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 3 Oriana Fallaci

Oriana Fallaci.
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Famous As: War correspondent, Politician, Writer, Journalist, Conspiracy theorist
Birthdate: June 29, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Florence
Died: September 15, 2006

Oriana Fallaci was an Italian author, journalist, and political interviewer. She achieved international recognition during the '60s, '70s, and '80s for her long and revealing interviews with several world leaders, including Indira Gandhi, Yasser Arafat, Willy Brandt, and Nguyễn Văn Thiệu. Fallaci had a successful journalistic career and won important awards like the Bancarella Prize and the St. Vincent Prize.

 4 Sergio Castellitto

Sergio Castellitto.
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Stage actor, Film actor
Birthdate: August 18, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rome