Aldo Lado & Ernesto Gastaldi: Due cineasti, due interviste
Czechoslovakian author and film researcher, Jan Švábenický met Aldo Lado the first time in person, in Prague in July 2011. During this meeting, they talked about the long career of Lado, from assistant director, scriptwriter, writer and director in Italy, but also about his relationship to foreign cinemas, which began in the first half of the sixties, with the French film industry. Another topic of their talk was about his experience with ‘popular’ and the more intellectual films
The first contacts between Švábenický and Ernesto Gastaldi date back to May of 2009 via the Internet. Gastaldi began to tell the student in Prague, about his adventures as a writer and director for the period from the 1960’s to the 1990s.
This bookc contains a written account of these conversations and also contains contributions by Pino Donaggio and Sergio Martino.
Author Jan Švábenický was born on May 29, 1981 in Nový Jiin in the region of Moravia-Silesia, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic), he is a historical, researcher, journalist and film essayist. He lives in Pibor (Moravia-Silesia), birthplace of Sigmund Freud. He specializes in the history of Italian cinema for the period from the 1950s to the 1990s, and its popular genres. In 2008 he finished his studies in the Department of Science Studies of Theatre, Film and Mass Media at the University of Palacky (UP), Olomouc, Czech Republic. In July 2014 he completed his doctorate (PhD) in 'Institute of Communication Literary and Artistic Constantine the Philosopher University (UKF) in Nitra, Slovakia.
Link to purchase Jan’s book: http://www.ilfoglioletterario.it/catalogo_cinema_lado_gastaldii.htm