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Sergio Martino (born 19 July 1938) is an Italian film director and producer, notable for his contributions to the giallo genre.

Sergio Martino
Born (1938-07-19) 19 July 1938 (age 81)
Rome Italy
OccupationProducer, film director, writer
RelativesLuciano Martino (brother)

Martino is the brother of the late producer Luciano Martino (who died in 2013). They collaborated frequently in their respective professions. Their grandfather was director Gennaro Righelli.[citation needed]

Sergio Martino worked for both the big screen as well as for Italian television where he does most of his current work. He often worked with actress Edwige Fenech who in the 1970s was married to his brother Luciano. He also worked with a lot of genre actors such as George Hilton (who was married to Sergio's cousin), Ivan Rassimov and Claudio Cassinelli, as well as famed Italian screenwriter Ernesto Gastaldi.[citation needed]

Martino's pseudonyms include: Julian Barry, Martin Dolman, Serge Martin, Christian Plummer, George Raminto.[citation needed]

Selected filmographyEdit

Note: The films listed as N/A are not necessarily chronological.
Title Year Credited as Notes Ref(s)
Director Screenwriter Other
I ragazzi dei Parioli N/A Yes Yes [1]
The Whip and the Body 1963 Yes 2nd assistant director. (uncredited) [2]
Hercules Against Rome 1964 Yes Assistant director

[3][4]

Per 100.000 dollari ti ammazzo N/A Yes Screen story author [5]
7 pistole per un massacro 1967 Yes Cinematographer [6]
Mille peccati... nessuna virtù N/A Yes [7]
So Sweet... So Perverse 1969 Yes Executive producer [8][9]
America così nuda, così violenta N/A Yes [10]
Arizona Colt Returns N/A Yes [11]
The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh N/A Yes [12]
The Case of the Scorpion's Tail N/A Yes [13]
I segreti delle città più nude del mondo N/A Yes Screen story writer [14]
Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key N/A Yes [15]
All the Colors of the Dark 1972 Yes [16]
Torso 1973 Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [17][18]
Giovannona Long-Thigh N/A Yes [19]
Milano trema: la polizia vuole giustizia 1973 Yes [20]
La bellissima estate N/A Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [21]
The Visitor N/A Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [22]
Gambling City 1975 Yes Yes [23]
Silent Action 1975 Yes Yes [24]
The Suspicious Death of a Minor 1975 Yes [25]
Sex with a Smile N/A Yes Yes [26]
Sex with a Smile II N/A Yes Yes [27]
Mannaja 1977 Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [28][29]
The Mountain of the Cannibal God 1978 Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [30][31]
The Great Alligator River N/A Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [32]
Island of the Fishmen 1979 Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [33][34]
Saturday, Sunday and Friday 1979 Yes [35][36]
The Scorpion with Two Tails 1982 Yes [37][38]
La moglie in vacanza... l'amante in città N/A Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [39]
Sugar, Honey and Pepper N/A Yes [40]
Cornetti alla crema N/A Yes Yes [41]
Spaghetti a mezzanotte N/A Yes Yes [42]
Don't Play with Tigers N/A Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer, music composer [43]
Acapulco, prima spiaggia... a sinistra N/A Yes Yes Screen story writer [44]
2019, After the Fall of New York N/A Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [45]
Occhio, malocchio, prezzemolo e finocchio N/A Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [46]
L'allenatore nel pallone N/A Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer, actor (se stesso) [47]
Se tutto va bene siamo rovinati N/A Yes Yes [48]
Monster Shark N/A Yes Screen story writer [49]
Mezzo destro, mezzo sinistro... 2 calciatori senza pallone N/A Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [50]
Vendetta dal futuro N/A Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [51]
The Opponent N/A Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [52]
American risciò N/A Yes Yes Screen story writer [53]
Casablanca Express N/A Yes Yes [54]
Mal d'Africa N/A Yes Yes Screen story writer [55]
Sulle tracce del condor [it] N/A Yes Yes Screen story writer [56]
Un orso chiamato Arturo [it] N/A Yes Yes Screen story writer [57]
Spiando Marina N/A Yes [58]
Graffiante desiderio N/A Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [59]
Gratta e vinci N/A Yes Yes Screen story writer [60]
L'allenatore nel pallone 2 N/A Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [61]
Napoletans N/A Yes [62]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "I ragazzi dei Parioli (1959)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  2. ^ Curti 2015, p. 102.
  3. ^ Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 80.
  4. ^ Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 81.
  5. ^ "Per 100.000 dollari ti ammazzo (1967)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  6. ^ Weisser, Thomas (22 August 2005). Spaghetti Westerns--the Good, the Bad and the Violent: A Comprehensive, Illustrated Filmography of 558 Eurowesterns and Their Personnel, 1961-1977. McFarland Publishing. p. 286. ISBN 9780786424429.
  7. ^ "Mille peccati... nessuna virtù". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  8. ^ Firsching, Robert. "Kiss Me, Kill Me". AllMovie. Archived from the original on 4 August 2012. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  9. ^ "Cosi dolce, cosi perversa (1969) Umberto Lenzi" (in French). Bifi.fr. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  10. ^ "America così nuda, così violenta". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  11. ^ "Arizona si scatenò... e li fece fuori tutti". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  12. ^ "Lo strano vizio della signora Wardh (1970)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  13. ^ "La coda dello scorpione (1971)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  14. ^ "I segreti delle città più nude del mondo (1971)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  15. ^ "Il tuo vizio è una stanza chiusa e solo io ne ho la chiave (1972)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  16. ^ Curti 2017, p. 77.
  17. ^ "I corpi presentano tracce di violenza carnale (1972)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  18. ^ Binion, Cavett. "Torso". Archived from the original on 22 May 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2017.
  19. ^ "Giovannona coscialunga disonorata con onore (1973)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  20. ^ Curti 2013, p. 102.
  21. ^ "La bellissima estate". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  22. ^ "Cugini carnali (1974)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  23. ^ Curti 2013, p. 131.
  24. ^ Curti 2013, p. 149.
  25. ^ Curti 2013, p. 151.
  26. ^ "40 gradi all'ombra del lenzuolo (1976)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  27. ^ "Spogliamoci così senza pudor... (1976)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  28. ^ "Mannaja". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  29. ^ Curti 2013, p. 212.
  30. ^ "La montagna del dio cannibale (1978)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  31. ^ Gaita, Paul. "Slave of the Cannibal God (1978)". AllMovie. Archived from the original on 7 August 2013.
  32. ^ "Il fiume del grande caimano (1979)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  33. ^ "L'isola degli uomini pesce (1979)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  34. ^ Binion, Cavett. "L'Isola degli Uomini Pesce (1978)". AllMovie. Archived from the original on 23 May 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  35. ^ "Sabato domenica e venerdì (1979)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  36. ^ German, Yuri. "Sabato, Domenica E Venerdi". Archived from the original on 2 November 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  37. ^ Curti 2019, p. 96.
  38. ^ Curti 2019, p. 97.
  39. ^ "La moglie in vacanza... l'amante in città (1980)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  40. ^ "Zucchero, miele e peperoncino (1980)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  41. ^ "Cornetti alla crema". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  42. ^ "Spaghetti a mezzanotte (1981)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  43. ^ "Ricchi, ricchissimi... praticamente in mutande (1982)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  44. ^ "Acapulco, prima spiaggia... a sinistra (1983)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  45. ^ "2019 dopo la caduta di New York (1983)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  46. ^ "Occhio malocchio prezzemolo e finocchio (1983)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  47. ^ "L'allenatore nel pallone". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  48. ^ "Se tutto va bene siamo rovinati (1984)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  49. ^ "Shark - Rosso nell'oceano (1984)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  50. ^ "Mezzo destro, mezzo sinistro... 2 calciatori senza pallone (1985)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  51. ^ "Vendetta dal futuro". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  52. ^ "Qualcuno pagherà (1988)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  53. ^ "American risciò". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  54. ^ "Casablanca Express". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  55. ^ "Mal d'Africa (1990)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  56. ^ "Sulle tracce del Condor (1990)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  57. ^ "Un orso chiamato Arturo (1992)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  58. ^ "Spiando Marina (1992)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  59. ^ "Graffiante desiderio (1993)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  60. ^ "Gratta e vinci (1996)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  61. ^ "L'allenatore del pallone 2 (2008)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  62. ^ "Napoletans (2011)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 April 2018.

BibliographyEdit

  • Curti, Roberto (2013). Italian Crime Filmography, 1968-1980. McFarland. ISBN 0786469765.
  • Curti, Roberto (2017). Italian Gothic Horror Films, 1970-1979. McFarland. ISBN 1476629609.
  • Curti, Roberto (2019). Italian Gothic Horror Films, 1980-1989. McFarland. ISBN 1476672431.
  • Howarth, Troy (2015). So Deadly, So Perverse. 1. Midnight Marquee Press. ISBN 1936168502.
  • Howarth, Troy (2015). So Deadly, So Perverse. 2. Midnight Marquee Press. ISBN 1936168588.
  • Kinnard, Roy; Crnkovich, Tony (2017). Italian Sword and Sandal Films, 1908-1990. McFarland. ISBN 1476662916.

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