Ferreri, Marco

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Portrait of Marco Ferreri (click to view image source)
Marco Ferreri
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Ferreri, Marco Gender: M
born on 11 May 1928 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )
Place Milan, Italy, 45n28, 9e12
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 20°46' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 07°23 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 13°57'


Italian film director whose films are based with an absurd sense of humor and grotesque settings. Ferreri was educated at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and from 1953, started directing with Zavattini in a documentary. A short time period found him working in Spain with writer Rafael Azcona before returning to Italy for his own productions. Ferreri has been awarded the Critics' Prize, Cannes Film Festival in 1973, Silver Bear Award at the Berlin Film Festival in 1980, the Golden Bear Award in 1991 and the Pietro Bianchi in 1992. He died of a heart attack May 9, 1997 in Paris, age 68.

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  • Work : New Career 1953 (Started directing)
  • Work : Prize 1973 (Critics' Prize, Cannes Film Festival)
  • Work : Prize 1980 (Silver Bear Award, Berlin Film Festival)
  • Work : Prize 1991 (Golden Bear Award)
  • Work : Prize 1992 (Pietro Bianchi)

Source Notes

Weiss Band II quotes Bordoni for B.C.


  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Four major ones)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Film, documentaries)
  • Traits : Personality : Humorous, Witty (Sense of the absurd)