Gillo Pontecorvo

Nov 19, 1919


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,… More


Gillo Pontecorvo Videos

The Stupids
2 minutes 33 seconds
The Battle Of Algiers
2 minutes 23 seconds

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