Tonino Guerra

About Tonino Guerra

Who is it?: Writer, Actor, Assistant Director
Birth Day: March 16, 1920
Birth Place:  Santarcangelo di Romagna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, Italy
Occupation: Writer, Poet, Screenwriter

Tonino Guerra

Tonino Guerra was born on March 16, 1920 in  Santarcangelo di Romagna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, Italy, is Writer, Actor, Assistant Director. Legendary Italian screenwriter was born Antonio Guerra on the 16th of March 1920 in Sant'Arcangelo, Italy, south of Ravenna. He wrote several short stories, poetry and novels and in 1956 his first screenplay "Man and Wolves" (co-written by Elio Petri) was directed by Giuseppe De Santis. Three years later he wrote the masterpiece, "L'Avventura", which began his long collaboration with one of the greatest directors of all time Michelangelo Antonioni. Tonino Guerra earned Oscar nominations 3 times: for the Casanova '70 (1965), for Blowup (1966) by Antonioni and for Amarcord (1973) directed by Federico Fellini. He has worked with many other masters such as Francesco Rosi on _Lucky Luciano (1974)_ and and Andrei Tarkovsky on Nostalgia (1983). Tonino Guerra is a poet and one of busiest and the most important screenwriters of cinema who won Cannes Film Festvial's Best Screenplay award for the "Voyage to Cythera" by Theo Angelopoulos and received an honorary award of the Venice Film Festival. Tonino Guerra is a great fan of two persecuted film geniuses Andrei Tarkovsky and Sergei Parajanov.
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As per our current Database, Tonino Guerra has been died on 21 March 2012(2012-03-21) (aged 92)\nSantarcangelo di Romagna, Italy.

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When Tonino Guerra die, Tonino Guerra was 92 years old.

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Occupation Writer
Age 92 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born March 16, 1920 ( Santarcangelo di Romagna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, Italy)
Birthday March 16
Town/City  Santarcangelo di Romagna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, Italy
Nationality Italy

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Tonino Guerra’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Tonino Guerra was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.

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To pass the time he told his companions stories: when he came home in 1945 he found a publisher for a book of them, I Scarabocc (Cockroaches, but also "scribblings").



At 30 he moved to Rome and worked as a schoolteacher. During this time he met Elio Petri, the Future Director of Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970), who worked as assistant to Giuseppe De Santis. Guerra was able to get his first screenwriting credit after he and Petri went to the Abruzzi mountains to find out about wolf-hunting; "Though they discovered that wolf Hunters no longer existed, De Santis went ahead anyway with the film, Uomini e Lupi (Men and Wolves, 1957)".


In 1990 Guerra in collaboration with Giovanni Urbinati to create the exhibition “La Cattedrale dove va a dormire il mare/The Cathedral where the sea goes to sleep” at the deconsecrated church in Budrio near Bologna.


In 1995 he was awarded with an Honorable Diploma at the 19th Moscow International Film Festival.

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