Rosi, Francesco

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Portrait of Francesco Rosi (click to view image source)
Francesco Rosi
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Rosi, Francesco Gender: M
born on 15 November 1922 at 01:30 (= 01:30 AM )
Place Naples, Italy, 40n51, 14e17
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 21°52' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 27°16 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 18°12'


Italian film director. He is the father of actress Carolina Rosi. His 1979 film Christ Stopped at Eboli won the Golden Prize at the

Rosi was one of the central figures of the politicised post-neorealist 1960s and 70s of Italian cinema, along with Gillo Pontecorvo, Pier Paolo Pasolini, the Taviani brothers, Ettore Scola and Valerio Zurlini. Dealing with a corrupt postwar Italy, Rosi's movies take on controversial issues, such as Salvatore Giuliano, a film that won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 12th Berlin International Film Festival in 1962.

He received the Honorary Golden Bear for Lifetime Achievement on 14 February 2008, accompanied by the screening of Salvatore Giuliano.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Bordoni vol 1 quotes Discepolo


  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director