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Alberto Bevilacqua

Writer, Director
27 June 1934 to 9 September 2013

An Italian poet, novelist and director, Bevilacqua adapted his own novels for the screen including his first two directorial features La califfa (1970) and Questa specie d’amore (1972). Although focusing primarily on his fiction writing, Bevilacqua went on to direct five more films including Blue Tango (1987).

Read Alberto Bevilacqua's Guardian obituary here