Luigi Comencini

Director, Screenwriter, Critic
Although his early career was influenced by neorealism, Comencini built a reputation in the mid-1950s as a competent director of light, popular comedies, such as "Bread, Love and Dreams" (1953) and "Bread, Love and ... Read more »
Born: 06/07/1916 in Salo, Lombardy, IT

Filmography

Director (36)

Cercasi Gesu 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

Marcellino Pane e Vino 1992 (Movie)

(Director)

Les Aventures de Pinocchio 1991 (Movie)

(Director)

Buon Natale, Buon Anno 1989 (Movie)

(Director)

La Boheme 1989 (Movie)

(Director)

Le Grand embouteillage 1988 (Movie)

(Director)

Un Ragazzo di Calabria 1987 (Movie)

(Director)

La Storia 1985 (Movie)

(Director)

Cuore 1983 (Movie)

(Director)

Il Matrimonio di Caterina 1981 (Movie)

(Director)

Till Marriage Do Us Part 1981 (Movie)

(Director)

Eugenio 1979 (Movie)

(Director)

Voltati Andrea 1978 (Movie)

(Director)

Il Gatto 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Tra Moglie e Marito 1976 (Movie)

(Director)

Basta che non si sappia in giro! 1975 (Movie)

("L'equivoco") (Director)

La Donna Della Domenica 1975 (Movie)

(Director)

La Goduria 1975 (Movie)

(Director)

Quelle Strane Occasioni 1975 (Movie)

("Episode III") (Director)

Signore e Signori, Buonanotte 1975 (Movie)

(Director)

Delitto d'Amore 1973 (Movie)

(Director)

Mio Dio, come sono Caduta in Basso 1973 (Movie)

(Director)

Lo Scopone Scientifico 1971 (Movie)

(Director)

Il Compagno Don Camillo 1965 (Movie)

(Director)

Le Bambole 1965 (Movie)

("Treatise in Eugenics") (Director)

Misunderstood 1965 (Movie)

(Director)

Bebo's Girl 1964 (Movie)

(Director)

Tre Notti d'Amore 1964 (Movie)

("Fatebenefratelli") (Director)

A Cavallo della Tigre 1962 (Movie)

(Director)

Everybody Go Home! 1962 (Movie)

(Director)

Mogli pericolose 1957 (Movie)

(Director)

La Bella di Roma 1955 (Movie)

(Director)

Bread, Love and Jealousy 1954 (Movie)

(Director)

Bread, Love and Dreams 1953 (Movie)

(Director)

La Valigia dei Sogni (Movie)

(Director)

Persiane chiuse (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (23)

Marcellino Pane e Vino 1992 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Buon Natale, Buon Anno 1989 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

La Boheme 1989 (Movie)

adaptation (Writer (adaptation))

Le Grand embouteillage 1988 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Un Ragazzo di Calabria 1987 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

La Storia 1985 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Cuore 1983 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Till Marriage Do Us Part 1981 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Eugenio 1979 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

La Goduria 1975 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Signore e Signori, Buonanotte 1975 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Delitto d'Amore 1973 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Mio Dio, come sono Caduta in Basso 1973 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Bebo's Girl 1964 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

A Cavallo della Tigre 1962 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Everybody Go Home! 1962 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Mogli pericolose 1957 (Movie)

(From Story)

Mogli pericolose 1957 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

La Bella di Roma 1955 (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Bread, Love and Jealousy 1954 (Movie)

(From Story)

Bread, Love and Jealousy 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Bread, Love and Dreams 1953 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

La Valigia dei Sogni (Movie)

(Screenwriter)
Art Department (1)

Eugenio 1979 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)
Producer (1)

La Boheme 1989 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

Although his early career was influenced by neorealism, Comencini built a reputation in the mid-1950s as a competent director of light, popular comedies, such as "Bread, Love and Dreams" (1953) and "Bread, Love and Jealousy" (1954), both starring Gina Lollobrigida and Vittorio De Sica. He also co-founded, with director Alberto Lattuada, the Cineteca Italiana film archive in Milan.

Relationships

Cristina Comencini

Daughter

Francesca Comencini

Daughter

Paola Comencini

Daughter

Milestones

1948

Feature directing debut (also co-writer), "Probito rubare"

1946

Short film directing debut, "Bambini in Citta"

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