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Tonino Valerii (20 May 1934 – 13 October 2016) was an Italian film director, most known for his Spaghetti Westerns. Tonino (Antonio) Valerii started his film career as an assistant director on Sergio Leone's A Fistful of Dollars, before moving on to direct by himself. Among his best-known films are Day of Anger (1968) The Price of Power (1969), A Reason to Live, a Reason to Die (1972) and My Name Is Nobody (1973), starring Henry Fonda.[1]

Tonino Valerii
Born20 May 1934
Teramo, Abruzzo, Italy
Died13 October 2016(2016-10-13) (aged 82)
Teramo, Abruzzo, Italy
OccupationFilm director

In 1970, he directed A Girl Called Jules, which was entered into the 20th Berlin International Film Festival.[2]

He died on 13 October 2016 in a clinic in Rome at the age of 82.[3]

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FilmographyEdit

Title Year Credited as Notes Ref(s)
Director Screenwriter Screen story writer Other
I Love, You Love 1961 Yes Assistant to Alessandro Blasetti. Uncredited. [4][5]
The Best of Enemies Yes Assistant to Blasetti. Uncredited. [5]
I motorizzati 1962 Yes Second assistant director [5]
Tutto è musica 1963 Yes Yes Yes Assistant director [5]
I terribili 7 1964 Yes Assistant director [6]
Terror in the Crypt Yes Yes Assistant director [6]
A Fistful of Dollars Yes Dialogue director [7]
The Long Hair of Death Yes [7]
For a Few Dollars More 1965 Yes Assistant director [8]
Per il gusto di uccidere 1966 Yes Yes Yes [9]
Day of Anger 1967 Yes Yes [9][10]
The Price of Power 1969 Yes Yes Yes [10]
A Girl Called Jules 1970 Yes Yes [10][11]
My Dear Killer 1972 Yes Yes [10][11]
A Reason to Live, a Reason to Die Yes Yes Yes [11][12]
My Name is Nobody 1973 Yes [11][12]
Go Gorilla Go 1975 Yes [13]
Sahara Cross 1977 Yes Yes [13][14]
Unscrupulous 1986 Yes Yes [15]
Brothers in Blood N/A Yes [15]
Shatterer 1987 Yes Yes Yes [15][16][17]

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FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Addio a Tonino Valerii, ombra di Sergio Leone, terzapagina.it; accessed 15 October 2016. (in Italian)
  2. ^ "A Girl Called Jules Awards". IMDb. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
  3. ^ Paulet, Alicia (16 October 2016). "Mort de Tonino Valerii, réalisateur de Mon nom est Personne". Le Figaro (in French). Retrieved 12 July 2019.
  4. ^ Curti 2016, p. 189.
  5. ^ a b c d Curti 2016, p. 190.
  6. ^ a b Curti 2016, p. 191.
  7. ^ a b Curti 2016, p. 192.
  8. ^ Curti 2016, p. 193.
  9. ^ a b Curti 2016, p. 194.
  10. ^ a b c d Curti 2016, p. 195.
  11. ^ a b c d Curti 2016, p. 196.
  12. ^ a b Curti 2016, p. 197.
  13. ^ a b Curti 2016, p. 198.
  14. ^ Curti 2016, p. 199.
  15. ^ a b c Curti 2016, p. 200.
  16. ^ Curti 2016, p. 201.
  17. ^ Galbraith IV 2008, p. 356.

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