Castellano & Pipolo

Castellano & Pipolo is the stage name used by the pair of Italian screenwriters and film directors Franco Castellano[1][2] (1925–1999) and Giuseppe Moccia[2] (1933–2006). Together, they wrote the screenplays for about seventy films, and directed twenty films, mainly comedies.[3][4] Their 1984 film Il ragazzo di campagna was shown as part of a retrospective on Italian comedy at the 67th Venice International Film Festival.[5]

Franco Castellano
Born
Franco Castellano

20 June 1925
Died28 December 1999(1999-12-28) (aged 74)
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Giuseppe Moccia
Born
Giuseppe Moccia

22 June 1933
Died20 August 2006(2006-08-20) (aged 73)
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter

Selected filmographyEdit

See also Category:Films directed by Castellano & Pipolo

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The New York Times
  2. ^ a b "The New York Times". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. 2015. Archived from the original on 2016-03-09. Retrieved 2017-03-04.
  3. ^ Roberto Poppi (2002). I registi: dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2002. ISBN 8884401712.
  4. ^ Giancarlo Colombo. Who's Who in Italy. Who's Who in Italy, 2006.
  5. ^ "Italian Comedy - The State of Things". labiennale.org. Archived from the original on 1 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-01.

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