Monday, June 16, 2014

RIP Nick Nostro

Italian director, assistant director and screenwriter Nick Nostro died in his hometowm of Gioia Tauro, Reggio Calabria, Italy yesterday June 15, 2014. He was 83 years old.

Born Nicola Nostro in Gioia Tauro on April 21, 1931, he worked in the film industry as a screenwriter and assistant director. In 1962, his directorial debut with the movie ‘Il sangue e la sfida” in which appeared Andrea Checchi, José Greci, Gérard Landry and Rossella Como.

Nostro was involved in three Euro-westerns: "A Dollar of Fear" (1960) as an assistant director, he then co-directed "Epitaph for a Fast Gun" 1965 with José Luis Madrid, and as Nick Howard directed "One After the Other" in 1968.

Nostro directed a dozen films before returning to Gioia Tauro, where he managed a business for many years.

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