Francesco Rosi

Director, Screenwriter, Print illustrator
Leading figure in political cinema of the 1960s who began his film career as an assistant (along with Franco Zeffirelli) on Visconti's "La Terra Trema" (1948). Rosi then worked in a similar capacity for figures such as ... Read more »
Born: 11/15/1922 in Italy

Filmography

Writer (20)

The Truce 1998 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Palermo Connection 1990 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Chronicle of a Death Foretold 1988 (Movie)

adaptation (Writer (adaptation))

Chronicle of a Death Foretold 1988 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Bizet's Carmen 1984 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

I Tre fratelli 1979 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Cristo si e Fermato a Eboli 1977 (Movie)

adaptation (Writer (adaptation))

Cristo si e Fermato a Eboli 1977 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Cadaveri Eccellenti 1976 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Lucky Luciano 1972 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Mattei Affair 1971 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Uomini Contro 1969 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Cinderella - Italian Style 1966 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Moment of Truth 1964 (Movie)

(From Story)

The Moment of Truth 1964 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Hands Across the City 1962 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Salvatore Giuliano 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

I magliari 1958 (Movie)

(Story By)

I magliari 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Il Bigamo 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Director (15)

The Truce 1998 (Movie)

(Director)

The Palermo Connection 1990 (Movie)

(Director)

Chronicle of a Death Foretold 1988 (Movie)

(Director)

Bizet's Carmen 1984 (Movie)

(Director)

I Tre fratelli 1979 (Movie)

(Director)

Cristo si e Fermato a Eboli 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Cadaveri Eccellenti 1976 (Movie)

(Director)

Lucky Luciano 1972 (Movie)

(Director)

The Mattei Affair 1971 (Movie)

(Director)

Uomini Contro 1969 (Movie)

(Director)

Cinderella - Italian Style 1966 (Movie)

(Director)

The Moment of Truth 1964 (Movie)

(Director)

Hands Across the City 1962 (Movie)

(Director)

Salvatore Giuliano 1961 (Movie)

(Director)

I magliari 1958 (Movie)

(Director)
Production Management (3)

Senso 1967 (Movie)

(Assistant Director)

La Terra Trema 1965 (Movie)

(Assistant Director)

The Vanquished 1952 (Movie)

(Assistant Director)
Producer (1)

The Moment of Truth 1964 (Movie)

(Producer)
Actor (1)

Words In Progress 2003 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Biography

Leading figure in political cinema of the 1960s who began his film career as an assistant (along with Franco Zeffirelli) on Visconti's "La Terra Trema" (1948). Rosi then worked in a similar capacity for figures such as Antonioni and Monicelli, and contributed to the scripts of several films, before taking over the direction of "Red Shirts" (1952) after Goffredo Alessandrini had quit the project.

Milestones

1996

Released "The Truce" after spending ten years making the film

1990

Was director of the action film "The Palermo Connection"

1984

Helmed "Carmen", an adaptation of Bizet's opera

1981

Directed the Oscar-nominated foreign language film "Three Brothers"

1972

Helmed the award-winning "The Mattei Affair"

1958

First film as solo director, "The Challenge"

1956

Technical director and co-adaptor of Vittorio Gassman's "Kean"

1952

Completed direction of "Red Shirts" after original director, Goffredo Alessandrini, quit

1951

Co-screenwriter of Luciano Emmer's "Parigi e sempre parigi"

1948

Hired by Visconti as assistant director on "The Earth Trembles"

1946

Moved to Rome as assistant director of Theater Quirino

1943

Actor, writer and director for Radio Naples

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