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Luis César Amadori (28 May 1902 in Pescara, Abruzzi, Italy – 5 June 1977 in Buenos Aires) was an Italian - Argentine film director and screenwriter and one of the most influential directors in the Cinema of Argentina of the classic era. He directed over 60 films between 1936 and 1967, writing the scripts to over 50 pictures.

Luis César Amadori
Born(1902-05-28)28 May 1902
Died5 June 1977(1977-06-05) (aged 75)
OccupationFilm director
Years active1936–1967

He directed films such as Apasionadamente (1944), the critically acclaimed Albéniz (1947) and Alma fuerte (1949).



  • Luis Trelles Plazaola: South American Cinema: Dictionary of Film Makers. La Editorial UPR 1989, ISBN 978-0-8477-2011-8, p. 5 (restricted online copy, p. 5, at Google Books)
  • Néstor Pinsón: Luis César Amadori at

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