Stelvio Massi

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Stelvio Massi (26 March 1929 – 26 March 2004), sometimes credited "Max Steel", was an Italian director known for his "poliziotteschi" films.

Career[edit]

Massi entered the cinema industry in 1952 as assistant camera operator, and in 1954 he became a cameraman.[1] Ten years later he began to work as cinematographer, and in 1973 he debuted as film director with Macrò.[1] He obtained a great commercial success with the Mark il poliziotto film series, then with a series of poliziotteschi starred by Maurizio Merli.

Massi also worked on television, directing the 1987 TV series Due assi per un turbo. His son Danilo is also a film director.[1]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Roberto Poppi. I registi: dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2002. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Fulvio Fulvi, Poliziotti senza paura: Stelvio Massi e il cinema d'azione, Il foglio, 2010, ISBN 8876062785

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