Camillo Bazzoni

Camillo Bazzoni (29 December 1934 – 8 October 2020) was an Italian cinematographer and film director.

CareerEdit

Born in Salsomaggiore Terme, Bazzoni started as camera operator in 1960.[1] From 1967 he worked as cinematographer with, among others, Lina Wertmüller, Mario Monicelli, Salvatore Samperi, Massimo Troisi, and Franco Rossi. He was also a second unit camera operator on Warren Beatty's Reds.[2]

After a series of documentaries and short films, in 1968 Bazzoni debuted as a film director with Macaroni Combat, Suicide Commando, and a Spaghetti Western, A Long Ride from Hell.

He was the younger brother of the director Luigi Bazzoni and the brother-in-law of Academy Award winner Vittorio Storaro.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Roberto Poppi. I registi: dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2002.
  2. ^ Stefano Masi. Dizionario mondiale dei direttori della fotografia. Recco, Le Mani, 2007.
  3. ^ Marco Giusti. Dizionario del western all'italiana. Mondadori, 2007. ISBN 88-04-57277-9.

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