Roberto Rossellini was a famous Italian film director who was known for his contribution to Italian Neorealist Cinema. He was born on Tuesday, May 08, 1906 in Rome, Italy.
Biography and Career:
Roberto lived in Via Ludovisi, with his parents in his early teens. His father started the first cinema in Rome so that the people could enjoy the films. He had unlimited passes to the cinema hall and in this way he developed attraction toward the movie. After his father's death, he started working as a sound maker and he also worked on many different roles just to gain the competency to make a film himself.
Roberto made his first documentary "Prelude i l'apri¨s-midi d'un faune" in the year 1937. He worked as a assistant to Goffredo Alessandrini to make the film "Luciano Serra pilot
a". This film was one of the most successful Italian films of the 1920s. He worked with Francesco De Robertis for the making of "Uomini sul Fondotoo".
"La nave bianc" which was released in the year of 1942 was the first feature film and it was Roberto's first of the "Fascist Trilogy", the other two are Un pilota ritorna and Uomo dalla Croce . Rossellini's Roma citti aperta (Rome, Open City 1945 was a great success. He then made the second and third of his neorealist films "Paisi " "Germania anno zero" .
He married Assia Noris and Marcella De Marchis and both the marriage was unsuccessful. He married actress Ingrid Bergman and while he was married to her he had developed affair with Indian married screen writer Sonali Das Gupta. This created huge scandal and he married Sonali in the year 1957. He died of heart attack in the year 1977.
Being born on May 08, Roberto was a Taurus.
Roberto Rossellini died on Friday, June 03, 1977 of a heart attack.
Roberto dated Milly D'Abbraccio and amongst other amorous encounters was Anna Magnani.
Why do we like Roberto Rossellini?
Roberto was a great film director, but he was also a nice person, a model to follow.
Why is Roberto Rossellini Famous?
He is famous as a film director, he was one of the contributors to Italian neorealist cinema.
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