December 11, 2013
The director Glauco Mirko Laurelli died in São Paulo, on Wednesday December 11 at the age of 83. He directed five films, four of them for comedian Amácio Mazzaropi. His last and most important work was in the film “The Moreninha” (1970), reviewed here in BRCine recently.
With friend and filmmaker Luis Sérgio Person, Laurelli Lauper founded the Movies (which carries the initials of their last names) in the late 1960s. Apart from films, Lauper also produced commercials. Laurelli also worked with theater shows.
To Mazzaropi, Laurelli directed the films “O Vendedor de Linguiças” (1962), “Casinha Pequena” (63), “O Lamparina” (63) “Meu Japão Brasileiro” (64). In film, Laurelli began acting as assistant choreographer in the early 1950s. He was also a film editor, assistant director and scriptwriter.
Born: 6/3/1930 São Paulo, Brazil
Died: 12/11/2013, São Paulo, Brazil
Glauco Mirko Laurelli’s westerns – screenwriter, film editor:
Adventurer’s Fate – 1958 [screenwriter]
Trindade… e Meu Name – 1973 [film editor]