Franco Rossetti

Franco Rossetti was an Italian film director and screenwriter .

Franco Rossetti
Born1 October 1930
Siena, Tuscany, Italy
Died11 June 2018 (age 87)
OccupationFilm director

Life and careerEdit

Born in Siena, Rossetti started his career as a film critic, then in the early 1950s he entered the film industry as an assistant director.[1] With the rise of the Spaghetti Western genre, Rossetti developed a solid reputation as a screenwriter, especially thanks to the screenplays of Django, Texas, Adios and Johnny Oro.[1] He made his directorial debut in 1967 with the western The Dirty Outlaws, and then he directed seven more films, spanning different genres.[1][2]



  1. ^ a b c Marco Giusti. Dizionario del western all'italiana. Mondadori, 2007. ISBN 8804572779.
  2. ^ Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia; Mario Pecorari. Dizionario del cinema italiano. I film. Gremese Editore, 1992. ISBN 8876055932.

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