Pasqualino De Santis

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Pasqualino De Santis
Born
Pasquale De Santis

(1927-04-24)24 April 1927
Died23 June 1996(1996-06-23) (aged 69)
OccupationCinematographer
Years active1950 - 1996
AwardsAcademy Award for Best Cinematography
1968 Romeo and Juliet
BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography
1971 Death in Venice

Pasqualino De Santis (24 April 1927 - 23 June 1996) was an Italian cinematographer.

Biography[edit]

Born in Fondi, he was the brother of film director Giuseppe De Santis. They worked together in Non c'è pace tra gli ulivi, Uomini e lupi (1956), La strada lunga un anno (1958) and La garçonnière (1960).

He collaborated with Francesco Rosi in C'era una volta (1967), Uomini contro (1970), Il caso Mattei (1972), Lucky Luciano (1974), Cristo si è fermato a Eboli (1979), Tre fratelli (1981), Carmen (1984), Cronaca di una morte annunciata (1987), Diario napoletano (1992) and La tregua (1996), filmed in Ukraine, where he died.

He worked with Luchino Visconti (La caduta degli dei, 1969; Death in Venice, 1971; Conversation Piece, 1974; L'Innocente, 1976), Federico Fellini (Fellini: A Director's Notebook, 1969), Joseph L. Mankiewicz (The Honey Pot, 1966), Vittorio De Sica (Amanti, 1968), Joseph Losey (The Assassination of Trotsky, 1972), Carlo Lizzani (Torino nera, 1972), Robert Bresson (Lancelot du Lac, 1974; Le diable probablement, 1977; L'Argent, 1982), Ettore Scola (A Special Day, 1977; La terrazza, 1980), Giuliano Montaldo (Marco Polo, 1982).

Awards[edit]

Winner of an Academy Award for his work with Franco Zeffirelli in Romeo and Juliet. BAFTA and Nastro d'Argento winner for Death in Venice. He won two David di Donatello for Tre Fratelli and Carmen.

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