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Elio Petri

Film Director / Screenwriter | * 01/29/1929 († 53, 11/10/1982) | Rome, Italy
Elio Petri (29 January 1929 – 10 November 1982) was an Italian political filmmaker best known for the 1970 Academy Award-winning film Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion. ()

Elio Petri was born on January 29, 1929 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Eraclio Petri. He was a writer and director, known for Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto (1970), Un tranquillo posto di campagna (1968) and L'assassino (1961). He died on November 10, 1982 in Rome.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Elio Petri

Palme d'Or Grand Jury Prize Best Screenplay Award (cannes Film Festival) Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay

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Movies with Elio Petri as Actor(1)

Movies with Elio Petri as Crew(51)

Directing/Director1979 Good News
Writing/Writer1979 Good News
Production/Producer1979 Good News
Directing/Director1976 One Way or Another
Writing/Screenplay1976 One Way or Another
Directing/Director1973 Property Is No Longer a Theft
Directing/Director1971 The Working Class Goes to Heaven
Directing/Director1970 Documenti su Giuseppe Pinelli
Writing/Screenplay1970 Documenti su Giuseppe Pinelli
Directing/Director1968 A Quiet Place in the Country
Writing/Screenplay1968 A Quiet Place in the Country
Directing/Director1967 We Still Kill the Old Way
Writing/Screenplay1967 We Still Kill the Old Way
Directing/Director1965 The 10th Victim
Writing/Writer1965 The 10th Victim
Directing/Director1964 High Infidelity
Writing/Story1963 The Monsters
Directing/Director1963 The Teacher from Vigevano
Writing/Adaptation1963 The Teacher from Vigevano
Directing/Director1962 His Days Are Numbered
Writing/Screenplay1962 His Days Are Numbered
Writing/Story1962 His Days Are Numbered
Directing/Director1961 The Assassin
Writing/Screenplay1961 The Assassin
Writing/Story1961 The Assassin
Writing/Screenplay1960 L'impiegato
Writing/Writer1960 The Apartment
Writing/Story1960 The Hunchback
Writing/Story1959 South Wind
Writing/Screenplay1959 Nights of the Teddy Boys
Writing/Writer1959 Train without a Timetable
Writing/Writer1958 The Year Long Road
Directing/Director1958 I sette contadini
Writing/Screenplay1958 Piece of the Sky
Writing/Screenplay1957 Men and Wolves
Writing/Story1957 Men and Wolves
Writing/Writer1956 Sunset in Naples
Writing/Writer1954 Days of Love
Directing/Assistant Director1954 Days of Love
Directing/Director1953 Nasce un campione
Writing/Writer1953 Nasce un campione
Writing/Screenplay1953 A Husband for Anna
Directing/Assistant Director1953 A Husband for Anna
Directing/Assistant Director1952 Rome 11:00

TV Shows/Series with Elio Petri as Crew(2)

Directing/Director1978 Le mani sporche
Writing/Writer1978 Le mani sporche

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Elio Petri
Citizenship: Italy
Born: Tuesday, 01/29 1929 (January) in Rome
Died: Wednesday, 11/10 1982 (November) in Rome (aged: 53)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: Italian (IT)
Elio Petri frequently works together with these people:
Tonino Guerra (14x, Crew)
Giuseppe De Santis (13x, Crew)
Gianni Puccini (10x, Crew)
Ugo Pirro (10x, Crew)
Ennio Morricone (7x, Crew)
Salvo Randone (7x, Actor)
Luigi Kuveiller (7x, Crew)
Gianni Lari (1x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:4519, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/08/2020