Silver Berlin Bear
30 April 1907 (
Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Screenwriter Film director
January 5, 1966, Rome, Italy
Tom Toms of Mayumba, Green Magic, War and Peace, Giarabub, Sentinels of Bronze, The Knight of Kruja
To war with the Black Watch
Kerima, Folco Quilici, Ennio de Concini, Robert Westerby, King Vidor
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Gian Gaspare Napolitano (30 April 1907 – 5 January 1966) was an Italian journalist, screenwriter and film director.
During the 1920s, he wrote for the literary review "900", Cahiers d'Italie et d'Europe. He made ten films between 1935 and 1956. He was a member of the Venice Film Festival jury in 1951, 1953 and 1961.
During the Second World War, he was a liaison officer with the Black Watch, and in 1945 he wrote the novel In guerra con gli scozzesi based on his experiences.
His film Magia verde won the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival and was nominated for the Palme d'Or at Cannes.