Sunday, December 24, 2017

RIP Manolo Bolgonini

Manolo Bolognini died in Rome, he was 92 years old

A great film producer, brother of director Mauro, he was born in Pistoia and often returned to the city to attend cultural events.

Il Terreno
December 23, 2017

He died of cardiac arrest in his house on the street of Cassia in Rome, Manolo Bolognini, 92, film producer and brother of director Mauro, both from Pistoia. Died a sudden death, as reported by his daughter Carlotta: "Until the last he spoke of work and film."

Manolo Bolognini left Pistoia at the age of 26, moved to Rome to follow his brother Mauro, quickly becoming a successful producer. His work includes films such as "Django" by Sergio Carbucci, "Teorema" and "Il Vangelo secondo Matteo" by Pier Paolo Pasolini, "Senilità" and "Il bell'Antonio" by his brother Mauro.

Although he lived in Rome, Manolo Bolognini was often in Pistoia, where he always participated with great willingness to initiatives born to remember the artistic history of his brother Mauro. And in November 2014, Manolo received the honorary presidency of the Mauro Bolognini Center in Pistoia.

Born: 10/26/1925, Pistoia, Tuscany Italy
Died: 12/23/2017, Rome, Lazio, Italy

Manolo Bolognini’s westerns – producer:
Django – 1966
Little Rita in the West - 1968
Texas, Adios - 1968
Viva Dango! – 1968
Boot Hill – 1969
The Forgotten Pistolero – 1969
Keoma – 1976
California - 1977

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