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Luchino Visconti (1906–1976)

Luchino Visconti was born on November 2, 1906 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy as Luchino Visconti di Modrone. He was a director and writer, known for Rocco and His Brothers (1960), Death in Venice (1971) and The Leopard (1963). He died on March 17, 1976 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »


(age 69) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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 1976 L'innocente
 1972 Ludwig
 1970 Alla ricerca di Tadzio (TV Short documentary)
 1969 The Damned
 1967 The Stranger
 1967 The Witches (segment "Strega bruciata viva, La")
 1965 Sandra
 1963 The Leopard
 1962 Boccaccio '70 (segment "Il lavoro")
 1954 Senso
 1953 We, the Women (segment "Anna Magnani")
 1953 Appunti su un fatto di cronaca (Documentary short)
 1952 Bellissima
 1945 Days of Glory (Documentary) (Caruso trial scenes)
 1943 Ossessione
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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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[1976 comment on Luis Bunuel] I think today there are too many directors taking themselves seriously; the only one capable of saying anything really new and interesting is Luis Bunuel. He's a very great director. See more »


Supporter of the Italian Communist Party. See more »


Frequently collaborated with Burt Lancaster

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