Marcello Baldi

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Marcello Baldi (August 1, 1923 – July 22, 2008) was an Italian director and a screenwriter.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Telve Valsugana, from 1940 to 1954 Baldi worked as assistant director for, among others, Alessandro Blasetti, Lionello De Felice, Pietro Germi and Romolo Marcellini.[1] In 1955 he was chosen by CAI to direct the documentary Italia K2, centered upon the conquest of K2 by the Italian expedition led by Ardito Desio.[1][2] He later filmed about one hundred of documentaries and more than thirty films.[3][4]

His last film, Ciso, was directed in conjunction with his son Dario, and won the 2008 Edition of the Festival Internazionale del Cinema di Salerno.[5]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Un omaggio al regista Baldi e all'Abruzzo". L'Arena. 20 August 2009. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Leonardo Bizzaro (1 May 1994). "QUEGLI EROI IN CIMA AL K2". La Repubblica. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Tradizioni trentine in un film". InTrentino. 27 September 2007. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Dario Baldi - Sulle orme del padre". Il Corriere della Sera. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  5. ^ ""Ciso" vince la 62. Edizione del "Festival Internazionale del Cinema di Salerno"". Cinema Italiano. 16 November 2008. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 

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