Tonino Guerra

Tonino Guerra

Highest Rated: 100% Three Brothers (1981)

Lowest Rated: 31% Ulysses' Gaze (1995)

Birthday: Mar 16, 1920

Birthplace: Santarcangelo di Romagna, Italy

An Italian poet, writer, and prolific screenwriter, Tonino Guerra has worked with some of the world's most celebrated directors. A descendant of the neo-realist style, Guerra was influenced by the great Cesare Zavattini, the writer of classics "The Bicycle Thief" and "Umberto." His first coup was his collaboration with director Michelangelo Antonioni on the inscrutable 1960 classic "L'avventura," and they teamed up again for the drama "La Notte." He was one of several writers on the crime caper film "The Assassin," and he found another critical success with "Red Desert," his fourth collaboration with Antonioni, in addition to their 1966 thriller "Blow-Up." His screenplay for the Marcello Mastroianni comedy "Casanova 70" earned him one of three Oscar nominations and established him in the top tier of his profession. After Antonioni's somewhat baffling "Zabriskie Point," he worked with the great Federico Fellini to produce the 1973 classic "Amarcord," for which he also received an Oscar nomination. Guerra also worked with Russian Andrei Tarkovsky on the drama "Nostalghia" and co-wrote "Landscape in the Mist," a lyrical 1988 effort by Theo Angelopoulos. He also worked with the Greek director on the 1998 film "Eternity and a Day," a heartwarming drama that won the Golden Palm Award at Cannes. In 2008, a documentary about his cinematic career, "Tonino Guerra: a Poet in the Movies," was released, and he died four years after this celebration of his work.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Giovanna Cau: Diversamente giovane Himself (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet 47% The Dust of Time Co-Writer - 2008
56% 90% The Prince Contemplating His Soul Writer - 2005
67% 90% The Weeping Meadow Writer $24.5K 2004
No Score Yet 70% The Dog, the General and the Birds Writer (Screenplay) - 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Chimp Screenwriter - 2001
95% 93% Eternity and a Day Writer $106.5K 1998
31% 89% Ulysses' Gaze Writer - 1995
67% 67% Beyond the Clouds Writer $30.9K 1995
No Score Yet 86% The Suspended Step of the Stork Screenwriter - 1991
No Score Yet 27% The Palermo Connection Screenwriter - 1991
75% 91% Landscape in the Mist Screenwriter - 1988
80% 73% Good Morning Babylon Writer $26.5K 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bee Keeper Writer - 1986
83% 81% Ginger and Fred Writer $577.5K 1986
No Score Yet 89% Voyage to Cythera Screenwriter - 1984
No Score Yet 75% Voyage in Time Director,
Screenwriter
- 1983
80% 83% And the Ship Sails On Writer - 1983
86% 90% Nostalgia Writer - 1983
57% 56% Identification of a Woman Writer - 1982
100% 60% Three Brothers Screenwriter - 1981
50% 40% The Mystery of Oberwald Writer - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tigers in Lipstick Writer - 1979
No Score Yet 83% Sex with a Smile Screenwriter - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Illustrious Corpses Screenwriter - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dear Michael Writer - 1976
No Score Yet 51% Lucky Luciano Screenwriter - 1974
87% 90% Amarcord Writer - 1973
No Score Yet 79% The Mattei Affair Writer - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Orders are Orders Writer - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet La supertestimone Writer - 1971
No Score Yet 69% Many Wars Ago Screenwriter - 1970
64% 75% Zabriskie Point Writer - 1970
No Score Yet 88% Sunflower Writer - 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Uninvited Screenwriter - 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Catch as Catch Can Writer - 1968
88% 84% Blow-Up Writer (Screenplay) - 1966
80% 79% The Tenth Victim Writer - 1965
No Score Yet 58% Casanova 70 Writer - 1965
80% 84% Marriage Italian Style Writer (Screenplay) $5K 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Numbered Days Screenwriter - 1962
90% 89% The Eclipse Writer - 1962
84% 91% The Night Writer $38.9K 1961
94% 88% L'Avventura Writer - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Little Girls and High Finance Screenwriter - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Year Long Road Screenwriter - 1958

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