Franco Cristaldi

Producer
Respected European producer who has backed films by most of the neo-realists and other major post-war Italian directors, including Luchino Visconti ("White Nights" 1957), Mario Monicelli ("Big Deal on Madonna Street" ... Read more »
Born: 10/02/1924 in Italy

Filmography

Producer (47)

Beato Loro 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

Flight of the Innocent 1993 (Movie)

(Producer)

C'era un castello con 40 cani 1990 (Movie)

(Producer)

Cinema Paradiso 1990 (Movie)

(Producer)

Vanille Fraise 1989 (Movie)

(Producer)

Control 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Producer

The Name of the Rose 1986 (Movie)

(Co-Producer)

Garibaldi - the General 1985 (Movie)

(Producer)

E la nave Va 1984 (Movie)

(Producer)

Arrivano i miei 1982 (Movie)

(Producer)

Marco Polo 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Domani Si Balla 1981 (Movie)

(Producer)

Cafe Express 1979 (Movie)

(Producer)

Ho Fatto Splash 1979 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Persian Lamb Coat 1979 (Movie)

(Producer)

Ogro 1978 (Movie)

(Producer)

Operazione Ogro 1978 (Movie)

(Producer)

Ratataplan 1978 (Movie)

(Producer)

Cristo si e Fermato a Eboli 1977 (Movie)

(Producer)

Mogliamante 1976 (Movie)

(Producer)

Qui comincia l'avventura 1975 (Movie)

(Producer)

Amarcord 1974 (Movie)

(Producer)

Lady Caroline Lamb 1972 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Lucky Luciano 1972 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Mattei Affair 1971 (Movie)

(Producer)

In Nome del Padre 1970 (Movie)

(Producer)

L' Udienza 1970 (Movie)

(Producer)

A Fine Pair 1969 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

La Tenda rossa 1969 (Movie)

(Producer)

China Is Near 1968 (Movie)

(Producer)

A Rose For Everyone 1967 (Movie)

(Producer)

Sandra 1966 (Movie)

(Producer)

Bebo's Girl 1964 (Movie)

(Producer)

Gli Indifferenti 1964 (Movie)

(Producer)

Kapo 1964 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Organizer 1964 (Movie)

(Producer)

Seduced and Abandoned 1963 (Movie)

(Producer)

Divorce Italian Style 1962 (Movie)

(Producer)

Salvatore Giuliano 1961 (Movie)

(Producer)

White Nights 1961 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Lady Killer of Rome 1960 (Movie)

(Producer)

Ghosts in Rome 1959 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Dauphins 1959 (Movie)

(Producer)

Big Deal on Madonna Street 1958 (Movie)

(Producer)

I magliari 1958 (Movie)

(Producer)

Il Seduttore Camilla 1953 (Movie)

(Producer)

Marco Polo (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Biography

Respected European producer who has backed films by most of the neo-realists and other major post-war Italian directors, including Luchino Visconti ("White Nights" 1957), Mario Monicelli ("Big Deal on Madonna Street" 1958), Marco Bellocchio ("China is Near" 1967), Francesco Rosi ("Salvatore Giuiliano" 1962), Gillo Pontecorvo ("Ogro" 1979), Pietro Germi ("Divorce, Italian Style 1962 and "Seduced and Abandoned" 1964) and Federico Fellini ("Amarcord" 1974 and "And The Ship Sails On" 1983). Formerly married to actress Claudia Cardinale.

Relationships

Zeudi Arraya

Wife
married c. 1984 survived him

Claudia Cardinale

Wife
married in 1966 divorced c. 1975 one son together appeared in such Cristaldi-produced films as Nanni Loy's "Fiasco in Milan" (1959), Francesco Maselli's "Time of Indifference" (1964), Luchino Visconti's "Vaghe Stella del Orso/Sandra" (1965) and Mikhail Kalatozov's "The Red Tent" (1969)

EDUCATION

Turin University

Milestones

1984

Served on Cannes' 37th Jury

1982

Produced first TV mini-series, "Marco Polo"

1968

Produced first Italo-Soviet co-production, "The Red Tent"

1968

Elected president of Union of Italian Producers

1953

Produced first feature film, "La Pattuglia Sperduta"

1944

Produced first short film

Established Vides Cinematografica Production Company

Bonus Trivia

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Served as President of the National Union of Italian Film Producers (1966-1992).

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Elected President of the International Federation of Film Producers Association (IFFPA) (1977).

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