Person - Agosti, Silvano (1938-)

Agosti, Silvano (1938-)




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Agosti, Silvano (1938-)

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Brescia (Lombardía, Italia)  1938-03-23 - existente actualmente


Silvano Agosti was an Italian film director, producer, stage designer, scriptwriter, editor, actor and writer. He lived in England, France and Germany but, despite all of his trips, he now lives and works in Rome.

He registered in 1960 in Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (Italian National film school), where he graduated in 1962, and was awarded with the gold Ciack as best student for the short film "La Vigilia" (1962). In 1963, in Moscow, he specialized in Eisenstein's work. After working with Marco Bellocchio on the scrpit, the dialogues and the montage of "Fists in the pocket" (1965), he filmed his first movie, "Il giardino delle delizie" (1967), that, despite it was censored in Italy, it was invited to the International and Universal Exposition of Montreal, as one of the best produced movies of that year. Agosti filmed in 1975 "Matti da slegare" with Marco Bellocchio, Sandro Petraglia and stefano Rulli. He was teacher of montage since 1976 to 1978 in the Italian National film school.

His own movie theatre, Azzurro Scipioni, in Prati neighborhood, became a reference to film makers and cinema lovers. He finished in 1983 "D'amore si vive", a personal research about sensuality and feelings in a very special Parma. At the beginning of the eighties he started his literary activities making novels like "L'uomo proiettile" (1995), that was nominated to the Strega award, "Uova di garofano" (1991), "La ragion pura" (2001), "Il semplice oblio" (2003) and "Lettere dalla Kirghisia" (2004).






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Brescia (Lombardía, Italia) in 1938-03-23

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