Giovanni Narzisi

Giovanni Narzisi (born 2 February 1929) is an Italian cinematographer, director and screenwriter.

Born in Palermo, Narzisi started his career in the 1950s as cameraman and assistant cinematographer of Mario Bava and Massimo Dallamano.[1] He debuted as cinematographer in 1962, with the war film Oggi a Berlino;[1] after working to films such as The Grim Reaper (1962), Love Factory (1964) and The Subversives (1967),[2] he wrote and directed two films, the Spaghetti Western Djurado (1966)[3] and the commedia sexy all'italiana Maschio latino cercasi (1977),[4] which were both panned by critics and unsuccessful at the box office.[1][5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Roberto Poppi. I registi: dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2002. ISBN 8884401712.
  2. ^ Santi, Pier Marco De (1988). I film di Paolo e Vittorio Taviani (in Italian). Gremese Editore. p. 61. ISBN 978-88-7605-311-5.
  3. ^ Attolini, Vito; Marrese, Alfonso; Abenante, Maria A. (2007). Cineasti di Puglia. Film, paesaggi, associazioni (in Italian). Edizioni Dal Sud. p. 308.
  4. ^ Bertolino, Marco; Ridola, Ettore (1999). Vizietti all'italiana: l'epoca d'oro della commedia sexy (in Italian). I. Molino. p. 133.
  5. ^ Marco Giusti. Dizionario del western all'italiana. Mondadori, 2007. ISBN 8804572779.
  6. ^ Marco Giusti (1999). Dizionario dei film italiani stracult. Sperling & Kupfer. ISBN 8820029197.

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