Duilio Coletti

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Duilio Coletti
Born (1906-12-28)28 December 1906
Penne, Italy
Died 22 May 1999(1999-05-22) (aged 92)
Rome, Italy
Occupation Film director, screenwriter
Years active 1934-1994

Duilio Coletti (28 December 1906 – 22 May 1999) was an Italian film director and screenwriter. He directed 29 films between 1934 and 1977.


Born in Penne, Abruzzo, he took a degree in medicine and surgery and practiced the profession for a short time.[1] He entered the film industry as a screenwriter and assistant director in early 1930s, then made his directorial debut in 1935 with Pierpin.[1] Coletti specialized in films of great spectacular impact and was particularly appreciated in the direction of action movies.[1]

His film Submarine Attack was entered into the 4th Berlin International Film Festival.[2] He was a member of the jury at the 8th Berlin International Film Festival.[3]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Roberto Poppi. I registi: dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2002. ISBN 8884401712. 
  2. ^ "4th Berlin International Film Festival: In Competition". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2009-12-23. 
  3. ^ "8th Berlin International Film Festival: Juries". berlinale.de. Retrieved 31 December 2009. 

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