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Paolo Heusch

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Years active  1949 - 1970
Name  Paolo Heusch
Role  Film director

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Born  26 February 1924 (1924-02-26) Rome, Italy
Occupation  Film director Screenwriter
Died  October 16, 1982, Rome, Italy
Movies  Violent Life, Incontro d'a, Werewolf in a Girls' Dormitory, The Day the Sky Exploded, The Commandant
Similar People  Brunello Rondi, Carl Schell, Curt Lowens, Andreina Pagnani, Fiorella Mari

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Paolo Heusch (26 February 1924 – 16 October 1982) was an Italian film director and screenwriter. He directed ten films between 1958 and 1970.


Life and career

Born in Rome, Heush started his career immediately after the World War II as a script supervisor. Between 1949 and 1957 he was active as an assistant director for over twenty films. After directing a number of documentaries, he made his feature film debut in 1958 with The Day the Sky Exploded, the first science fiction film produced in Italy. His following film, The Defeated Victor, was entered into the 9th Berlin International Film Festival.

Selected filmography

  • Alarm Bells (1949 - screenwriter)
  • The Day the Sky Exploded (1958)
  • The Defeated Victor (1958)
  • Werewolf in a Girls' Dormitory (1961)
  • Violent Life (1961)
  • The Commandant (1963)
  • A Stroke of 1000 Millions (1966)
  • Bali (1970)
  • References

    Paolo Heusch Wikipedia