Sunday, September 22, 2013

RIP Luciano Vincenzoni

One of the great Italian screenwriters, Luciano Vincenzoni died in Rome today September 22 at the age of 87. Born in Treviso in 1926, he worked with Pietro Germi, for whom he wrote “Il Ferroviere”, “Seduced and Abandoned” and “The Bees”; for Dino De Laurentiis “La grande Guerra”, “Il gobo”, “I due nemici”, for Sergio Leone “For a Few Dollars More”, “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and “A Fistful of Dynamite”, and for Giuseppe Tornatore “Malena”. Vincenzoni was held in high esteem in Hollywood, and was a friend of Billy Wilder. He wrote screenplays more than 60 films including 6 Euro-westerns.

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