Gillo Pontecorvo

Nov 19, 1919

Bio: The controversial yet brilliant Italian-born director Gillo Pontecorvo is perhaps best known for a series of historically-themed dramas, including The Battle of Algiers and Burn!, that successfully combined docudrama techniques with striking photography, to revolutionary effect. Born in Pisa, Italy, on November 19, 1919, to a Jewish family (with nine brothers and… More


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The Battle Of Algiers
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