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Gianni Di Venanzo (18 December 1920, Teramo, Abruzzo – 3 February 1966, Rome), was a distinguished Italian cinematographer.
He collaborated with several notable directors, working on films directed by Michelangelo Antonioni such as L'amore in città (Love in the City), Le Amiche (The Girlfriends), Il Grido (The Outcry), La Notte (Night) and L'Eclisse (The Eclipse); Francesco Rosi: La sfida (The Challenge), I Magliari (The Magliari), Salvatore Giuliano, Le mani sulla città (Hands Over the City), and Il momento della verità (The Moment of Truth); Federico Fellini: 8½ and Giulietta degli spiriti (Juliet of the Spirits) and a film directed by Joseph Losey: Eva. His last film was The Honey Pot (1967) directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
His career was cut short when he died in Rome of viral hepatitis at the age of 45.
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