Saturday, March 25, 2017

RIP Giorgio Capitani



Giorgio Capitani is dead, the father of the "Maresciallo Rocca "

Leggo
March 25, 2017

Giorgio Capitani is dead.  The director passed away last night at the hospital Belcolle of Viterbo.  Capitani was 89 years-old and was born December 29, 1927.

 For years it was closely tied to the city of Viterbo, where he had decided to set the TV series of "Maresciallo Rocca" with Gigi Proietti and Stefania Sandrelli.  Among the films that have seen him behind the camera "Samson and His Mighty Challenge" (1964), " Pane, burro e marmellata" (1977), " Io tigro, tu tigri, egli tigra" (1978 ), " Vai avanti tu che mi vien da ridere" (1982), "Missione eroica - I pompieri 2" (1987), "Rimini, Rimini - Un anno dopo " (1988).

For television he directed, besides the series of " Maresciallo Rocca" between 1996 and 2005, including "E non se ne vogliono andare ", "Papa Luciani", "Il generale Dalla Chiesa", "Enrico Mattei."

The funeral will be held Monday at 10 in the Basilica of Santa Rosa.

CAPITANI, Giorgio
Born: 12/29/1927, Paris, Île-de-France, France
Died:  3/25/2017, Viterbo, Lazio, Italy

Giorgio Capitani’s western – director:
The Ruthless Four - 1968

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