Achille Manzotti

Achille Manzotti (10 November 1943 20 July 2007) was an Italian television and film producer.

Achille Manzotti
Born10 November 1943 (1943-11-10)
Died20 July 2007 (2007-07-21) (aged 63)
Rome, Italy
OccupationTelevision and film producer

Born in Fara Gera d'Adda, after some experiences as a musician, in the 1970s Manzotti moved to Milan where he became manager of a number of local comedians. Thanks to the friendship with the actor Renato Pozzetto, after becoming his agent he started to produce his films, starting from Luna di miele in tre (1976).[1][2]

Initially specialized in comedies, from the late 1970s he also produced numerous art films directed by Nanni Moretti, Alberto Lattuada, Luigi Comencini, Volker Schlöndorff, among others.[1] In the 1990s he mainly focused his activities on producing TV-series.[2]



  1. Alessandro Spinaci (September 1985). "Il produttore: Achille Manzotti". Ciak (5). pp. 92–5.
  2. Mario Sesti. La "scuola" italiana: storia, strutture, e immaginario di un altro cinema, 1988-1996. Marsilio, 1996. p. 99. ISBN 8831764772.

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