Augusto Caminito was born on July 1, 1939 in Naples, Campania, Italy. A producer, director he was best known to the fans of the Euro-western as a screenwriter. He co-wrote the scripts for eight Euro-westerns, including “Long Days of Revenge” (1966), “Death Rides Alone” and “The Ruthless Four” both in 1967 and “Brothers Blue” in 1971.
His career as a director began in 1984 with his collaboration with Lucio Fulci in “Murderock - Uccide a passo di danza”. He then produces the comedy “Troppo forte” for Carlo Verdone. For the next two years he worked with the Italian comedy, “Rimini, Rimini” an a year later “Com'è dura l'avventura”. In 1988 he has a new meeting with Lucio Fulci. Here he received a commission for “Quando Alice ruppe lo specchio” and “Il fantasma di Sodoma” and is also asked to supervise other Fulci horror movies that will be filmed by other directors.
Today we celebrate August Caminito’s 75th birthday