Franco Amurri

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Franco Amurri
Born (1958-09-12) 12 September 1958 (age 59)
Rome, Italy
Occupation Film director, producer, screenwriter
Partner(s) Susan Sarandon (1980s)
Children 3, including Eva Amurri
Parent(s) Antonio Amurri (father)

Franco Amurri (born 12 September 1958) is an Italian film director, producer and screenwriter,[1] best known for directing such films as Da grande, which inspired the Tom Hanks film Big,[2] Monkey Trouble[3] and Flashback.[4]

His father was author and television writer Antonio Amurri. He has a daughter, Eva Amurri, with actress Susan Sarandon.[5]


Feature films[edit]


  • Il mio amico Babbo Natale (2005)
  • Due imbroglioni e... mezzo! (2007)
  • Due imbroglioni e... mezzo! – (miniseries) (2010)


  1. ^ Durbin, Karen. "Franco Amurri - About This Person - Movies & TV -". Retrieved 2010-12-24. 
  2. ^ "Cinema Italiano 2010: Master of Ceremonies and Jurors". Cinema Italiano in Hawaii. Retrieved 2011-09-15. 
  3. ^ Rainer, Peter (1994-03-18). "MOVIE REVIEW : Monkey Shines in 'Trouble' - Los Angeles Times". Retrieved 2010-12-24. 
  4. ^ New York Times
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