Domenico Meccoli

Domenico Meccoli (4 January 1913 21 November 1983) was an Italian film critic, journalist, screenwriter and occasional actor.

Domenico Meccoli
Born(1913-01-04)4 January 1913
Assisi, Italy
Died21 November 1983(1983-11-21) (aged 70)
Rome, Italy
OccupationFilm critic, journalist, screenwriter, actor
Years active1939-1955

Born in Assisi, Meccoli started his career as a journalist and a film critic for the magazine Cinema, and later for several decades he was film critic and chief editor of the magazine Epoca.[1]

He wrote for nine films between 1939 and 1954.[1] He was a member of the jury at the 16th Venice International Film Festival in 1955,[2] at the 9th Cannes Film Festival in 1956[3] and at the 18th Berlin International Film Festival in 1968.[4] In 1961 and 1962 he served as artistic director of the Venice Film Festival.[1]

Selected filmography


  1. "Morto Meccoli, fu direttore del Festival di Venezia". La Stampa (276). 22 November 1983.
  2. Enzo Di Martino. The history of the Venice Biennale: 1895- 2005 : visual arts, architecture, cinema, dance, music, theatre. Papiro Arte, 2005. ISBN 8890110449.
  3. "Festival Cannes: Juries". festival-cannes. Archived from the original on 8 February 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2010.
  4. "Berlinale 1968: Juries". Retrieved 1 March 2010.
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