Franco Giraldi (July 11, 1931) is an Italian director, writer and screenwriter.
Life and career
Later Giraldi had the opportunity to work as assistant director of, among others, Gillo Pontecorvo, Giuseppe De Santis, Sergio Corbucci and Sergio Leone. Shortly after his work with Leone in A Fistful of Dollars Giraldi directed his first spaghetti western, Seven Guns for the MacGregors, released in 1966.
After four westerns, in which he used the pseudonyms of Frank Garfield and Frank Prestand, in 1968 Giraldi directed his first film with his real name, the commedia all'italiana La bambolona. After some other comedies he dedicated to literary works adaptations.
- Seven Guns for the MacGregors (1966)
- Sugar Colt (1967)
- Up the MacGregors! (1967)
- A Minute to Pray, a Second to Die (1968)
- La bambolona (1968)
- Lonely Hearts (1970)
- La supertestimone (1971)
- Gli ordini sono ordini (1972)
- La rosa rossa (1973)
- Il lungo viaggio (1975)
- Colpita da improvviso benessere (1976)
- Un anno di scuola (1977)
- La giacca verde (1980)
- Il corsaro (1985)
- The Border (1996)
- L'avvocato Porta (TV-series, 1997–99)
- Voci (2000)
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