Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Remembering Massimo Franciosa

Massimo Franciosa was born on July 23, 1924 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. Massimo was am Italian writer and director.
One of the most famous characters in the Roman Empire for over 50 years he has also worked as an author, screenwriter, director and producer, writing such works as “The Four Days of Naples” (1962) and “The Leopard” (1963). A refined and intelligent writer he wrote pieces for the theater, which lead to the successful musical comedy “Rugantino” made by ​​Garinei and Giovannini in 1962. Massimo co-wrote two Euro-westerns: “Panhandle Calibre .38 (1971) and “What am I Doing in the Middle of a Revolution?” (1972).
In 1954 he married the painter and writer Simonetta Bardi with whom he developed an important artistic partnership.
Franciosa died of a heart attack in Rome on March 30, 1998.
Today we remember Massimo Franciosa on what would have been his 90th birthday.

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