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Dino Risi

Italian film director

Dino Risi (23 December 1917 – 7 June 2008) was an Italian movie director. He was thought to have been the greatest comedic movie director in Italy.[1]

Dino Risi
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Born(1917-12-23)23 December 1917
Died7 June 2008(2008-06-07) (aged 90)
Rome, Italy
Years active1946–2002

His best known works were Poor, But Handsome (Poveri ma belli), followed by two sequels, which he also directed; A Difficult Life (Una vita difficile); The Easy Life (Il sorpasso); Opiate '67 or, in a cut version, 15 From Rome (I Mostri); and Scent Of A Woman (Profumo di Donna).


  1. "Italian Comedy - The State of Things". Archived from the original on 2010-08-01. Retrieved 2010-08-01. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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