Leopoldo Savona

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Leopoldo Savona
Born 1922
Latium, Italy
Died 2000 (aged 77–78)
Occupation Film director
Years active 1949–1976

Leopoldo Savona (1922–2000) was an Italian film director and screenwriter. He directed 18 films between 1954 and 1976.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Born in Lenola, Latina, he started his career in 1949 as assistant director of Giuseppe De Sanctis. He made his directorial debut in 1955, with the adventure film Il principe dalla maschera rossa. He collaborated with Pier Paolo Pasolini as a technical adviser in Mamma Roma.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]

Screenwriter and director


  1. ^ "Registi - Leopoldo Savona". Spaghettiwestern.altervista.org. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Roberto Poppi. I registi: dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2002. ISBN 8884401712. 

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