FILM DIRECTOR

Gillo Pontecorvo

1919 - 2006

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Gilberto "Gillo" Pontecorvo (Italian: [ˈdʒillo ponteˈkɔrvo]; 19 November 1919 – 12 October 2006) was an Italian filmmaker. He worked as a film director for more than a decade before his best known film La battaglia di Algeri (The Battle of Algiers, 1966) was released. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gillo Pontecorvo has received more than 198,586 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Gillo Pontecorvo is the 261st most popular film director (down from 257th in 2019), the 1,501st most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,472nd in 2019) and the 26th most popular Italian Film Director.

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    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.28

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Gillo Pontecorvo ranks 261 out of 1,580Before him are Jacques Becker, Bertrand Tavernier, Joe D'Amato, George Roy Hill, Gabriel Axel, and Jerome Robbins. After him are John Frankenheimer, Patrice Chéreau, William Kennedy Dickson, Marco Bellocchio, Henri Verneuil, and Carol Reed.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1919, Gillo Pontecorvo ranks 56Before him are Lauri Törni, Merce Cunningham, Margaret Burbidge, Hermine Braunsteiner, Bob Paisley, and Valentino Mazzola. After him are César Manrique, Ashraf Pahlavi, Mieczysław Weinberg, Mohamed Boudiaf, Ryszard Kaczorowski, and Licio Gelli. Among people deceased in 2006, Gillo Pontecorvo ranks 64Before him are Richard Fleischer, Telê Santana, Sven Nykvist, Mariska Veres, Claude Jade, and Murray Bookchin. After him are Lee Jong-wook, Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV, Paul Marcinkus, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Reinhart Koselleck, and Shamil Basayev.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gillo Pontecorvo ranks 1,501 out of 4,088Before him are Filippo Juvarra (1678), Paula of Rome (347), Luigi Rossi (1597), Sebastiano Ricci (1659), Hermocrates (-500), and Massimiliano Allegri (1967). After him are Ascanio Sforza (1455), Francesco I d'Este, Duke of Modena (1610), Vladimir Bartol (1903), Isabella de' Medici (1542), Tullio Levi-Civita (1873), and Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus (-102).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Italy

Among film directors born in Italy, Gillo Pontecorvo ranks 26Before him are Lucio Fulci (1927), Mario Bava (1914), Mario Monicelli (1915), Liliana Cavani (1933), Damiano Damiani (1922), and Joe D'Amato (1936). After him are Marco Bellocchio (1939), Nanni Moretti (1953), Ruggero Deodato (1939), Giuseppe De Santis (1917), Ermanno Olmi (1931), and Paolo Sorrentino (1970).

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