Sergio Amidei

Screenwriter, Producer
A significant contributor to the Italian neorealist movement, thanks to his work on films by Vittorio De Sica ("Shoeshine" 1946), Renato Castellani ("Under the Sun of Rome" 1949) and, most notably, Roberto Rossellini ... Read more »
Born: 10/30/1904 in Trieste, IT

Filmography

Writer (24)

La Nuit de Varennes 1989 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Tales of Ordinary Madness 1983 (Movie)

(From Story)

Tales of Ordinary Madness 1983 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Le Temoin 1977 (Movie)

screenplay adaptation (Screenplay)

An Average Man 1976 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

La Piu Bella Serata Della Mia Vita 1971 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Detenuto in Attesa di Giudizio 1970 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Liola 1966 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Maigret A Pigalle 1966 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Viva l'Italia 1961 (Movie)

(From Story)

Viva l'Italia 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

General Della Rovere 1959 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Ghosts in Rome 1959 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

It Was Night in Rome 1959 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Fear 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Picasso 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Il Bigamo 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Il Bigamo 1954 (Movie)

(From Story)

Secrets d'Alcove 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Stromboli 1950 (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Open City 1946 (Movie)

(From Story)

Open City 1946 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Sciuscia 1945 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (1)

Picasso 1955 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

A significant contributor to the Italian neorealist movement, thanks to his work on films by Vittorio De Sica ("Shoeshine" 1946), Renato Castellani ("Under the Sun of Rome" 1949) and, most notably, Roberto Rossellini. Of his seven collaborations with Rossellini, the neorealist classics "Paisan" (1946) and "Open City" (1946), and the later "General Della Rovere" (1959), stand out.

Milestones

1939

Screenwriting debut with "La Notte delle Beffe"

1924

Entered film industry

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