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Giuseppe Rotunno, A.I.C., A.S.C., (born 19 March 1923, in Rome) is an Italian cinematographer.[1] Sometimes credited as Peppino Rotunno, he was director of photography on eight films by Federico Fellini. He collaborated with several celebrated Italian directors, including Vittorio De Sica on Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow starring Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni, and Luchino Visconti on Rocco and His Brothers (1960), The Leopard (1963), and The Stranger (1967). Rotunno also served as the director of photography for Julia and Julia (1987), the first feature shot using high definition television taping technique and then transferred to 35 mm film.[2]

Giuseppe Rotunno, AIC, ASC
Giuseppe Rotunno

(1923-03-19) 19 March 1923 (age 96)
Other namesPeppino Rotunno
Years active1953–1996
AwardsBAFTA Award for Best Cinematography
1979 All That Jazz

David di Donatello for Best Cinematography
1966 The Bible: In the Beginning...
1990 The Bachelor

Silver Ribbon Award for Best Cinematography
1960 Rocco and His Brothers
1962 Family Diary
1963 The Leopard
1969 Fellini Satyricon
1976 Fellini's Casanova
1980 City of Women
1983 And the Ship Sails On
1988 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for All That Jazz and has won seven Silver Ribbon Awards.

Giuseppe Rotunno was the first non-American member admitted to the American Society of Cinematographers[3] in 1966.









  1. ^ "GIUSEPPE ROTUNNO". Retrieved 30 March 2018.
  2. ^ New York Times overview of Julia and Julia
  3. ^ "Members – The American Society of Cinematographers". Retrieved 30 March 2018.

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