Ruggero Mastroianni

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Ruggero Mastroianni
Ruggiero Mastroianni.jpg
Mastroianni in Scipione detto anche l'Africano (1971)
Born (1929-11-07)7 November 1929
Turin, Piedmont
Died 9 September 1996(1996-09-09) (aged 66)
Torvaianica, Lazio
Nationality Italian
Occupation Editor
Years active 1957-1996

Ruggero Mastroianni (7 November 1929 – 9 September 1996) was an Italian film editor; critic Tony Sloman has called him "arguably, the finest Italian film editor of his generation."[1]

Born in Turin, he was the brother of the actor Marcello Mastroianni. He had a notable collaboration with director Federico Fellini, whose films he edited for over twenty years; their work includes Giulietta degli spiriti (1965), Amarcord (1973), and Ginger and Fred (1986). He had a similarly notable collaboration with director Luchino Visconti in films like Le Notti Bianche (1957), Morte a Venezia (1971) and Ludwig (1972). He also edited the 1974 absurdist western comedy Don't Touch The White Woman!.

He won 5 David di Donatello Awards and 1 Nastro d'Argento as Best Editor.

With his brother, who acted the part of Scipione l'Africano, he acted the part of Scipione l'Asiatico in the film Scipione detto anche l'Africano by Luigi Magni.

Ruggero Mastroianni died in Torvaianica, near Rome, in 1996.

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  1. ^ Sloman, Tony (5 October 1996). "Obituaries: Ruggero Mastroianni". The Independent. Archived from the original on 2009-03-29. 

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