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Carlo Mazzacurati
Birth: Mar. 2, 1956
Padova
Provincia di Padova
Veneto, Italy
Death: Jan. 22, 2014
Monselice
Provincia di Padova
Veneto, Italy

Film Director, Screenwriter. He will be remembered for his remarkable contribution to the Italian film industry and for being the first president of the Fondazione Cinema. In 1979, he made ​​his debut behind the camera filming a 16 mm film. In the eighties, he moved to Rome where he began working as television writer and at the same time as director, making his film debut in the film 'Notte Italiana' (1987), scripted by Franco Bernini. In 1989, he directed 'Il prete bello', also collaborating on the screenplay of films such as 'Marrakesh Express' directed by award winning film director Gabriele Salvatores, 'Fracchia contro Dracula' by Neri Parenti and 'Domani accadrà' by Daniele Luchetti. His other film credits include notably films such as 'Il Toro' (1994), for which he won a Silver Lion at the 51st Venice International Film Festival, 'Vesna va veloce' (1996), 'L'estate di Davide' (1998) and 'La Lingua del Santo' (2000), as well as the historical documentaries series about the author and World War II veteran, Mario Rigoni Stern, the poet Andrea Zanotto and the writer and scholar Luigi Meneghello. In 2009, he co-produced together with Angelo Barbagallo and Edoardo Scarantino the documentary film 'The One Man Beatles', which was nominated for the David di Donatello Awards 2010 as Best Documentary Film. In November, 2013, he was awarded the Grand Premio Torino for Lifetime Achievement at the Turin Film Festival. He died at the age of fifty-seven after a long illness. (bio by: Ruggero) 
 
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