Giuseppe Berto

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Giuseppe Berto
Born (1914-12-27)27 December 1914
Mogliano Veneto, Italy
Died 1 November 1978(1978-11-01) (aged 63)
Rome, Italy
Occupation Writer, screenwriter
Years active 1947–1978

Giuseppe Berto (27 December 1914 – 1 November 1978) was an Italian writer and screenwriter. He is mostly known for his novels Il cielo è rosso (The Sky Is Red) and Il male oscuro.

Selected Works[edit]

  • Il cielo è rosso a novel, published in 1948, about a group of displaced teenagers during WWII (The Sky Is Red – translation by Angus Davidson)
  • Il male oscuro (The dark illness) a "novel of neurosis and psychoanalysis", which in 1964 won him the Viareggio Prize and the Campiello Prize (not translated in English)
  • La Passione secondo noi stessi (Passion according ourselves), a 1972 play (not translated in English)
  • La gloria (The glory), a novel about Judas's mission of betraying Jesus (not translated in English)

Selected filmography[edit]

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