Anchise Brizzi

Anchise Brizzi (5 October 1887 – 29 February 1964) was an Italian cinematographer.[1]

Anchise Brizzi
Anchise Brizzi 1939.jpg
Born(1887-10-05)5 October 1887
Died29 February 1964(1964-02-29) (aged 76)
Rome, Italy
Years active1914-1963

Life and careerEdit

Born in Poppi, Arezzo, Brizzi attended the regio istituto tecnico, specializing in optics and photography, then entered the cinema industry in the early 1910s.[2] He won the best cinematography award at the 1948 Locarno International Film Festival for the film The Charterhouse of Parma directed by Christian-Jaque.[3] He worked as cinematographer in more than 100 productions, including Vittorio De Sica's Shoeshine, Orson Welles' Othello, Alessandro Blasetti's 1860, Gregory Ratoff's Black Magic, Mario Camerini's Il signor Max.

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ Gino Moliterno (29 September 2008). Historical Dictionary of Italian Cinema. Scarecrow Press. p. 53. ISBN 978-0-8108-6254-8.
  2. ^ Silvio D'Amico. Enciclopedia dello spettacolo , Volume 2. Unedi-Unione editoriale, 1975.
  3. ^ Andrea LeVasseur. "The Charterhouse of Parma". MTV. Retrieved 10 September 2012.

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