Fabio Pittorru (24 August 1928 – 4 September 1995) was an Italian novelist, essayist, screenwriter, journalist and film director.
|Born||24 August 1928|
|Died||4 September 1995 67) (aged|
Born in Ferrara, after the World War II Pittorru was very active in the local cultural scene, working as a documentarist and as a journalist. In the mid-1960s he moved to Rome, where he started a proficuous collaboration with Massimo Felisatti, writing some successful giallo novels and several film screenplays. He was also very active on television, co-creating with Felisatti the crime TV-series Qui squadra mobile, and writing a number of screenplays for television films. In 1974, he wrote and directed the commedia sexy all'italiana Amore mio spogliati... che poi ti spiego!.
- Blow Hot, Blow Cold, directed by Florestano Vancini (1970)
- The Weekend Murders, directed by Michele Lupo (1970)
- When Men Carried Clubs and Women Played Ding-Dong, directed by Bruno Corbucci (1971)
- The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave, directed by Emilio P. Miraglia (1971)
- Shadows Unseen, directed by Camillo Bazzoni (1972)
- The Red Queen Kills Seven Times, directed by Emilio P. Miraglia (1972)
- Fiorina la vacca, directed by Vittorio De Sisti (1972)
- The Sicilian Checkmate, directed by Florestano Vancini (1972)
- Last Days of Mussolini, directed by Carlo Lizzani (1974)
- The Body, directed by Luigi Scattini (1974)
- Silent Action, directed by Sergio Martino (1975)
- Calling All Police Cars, directed by Mario Caiano (1975)
- Waves of Lust, directed by Ruggero Deodato (1975)
- Sexycop, directed by Duccio Tessari (1975)
- El Macho, directed by Marcello Andrei (1977)
- Nine Guests for a Crime, directed by Ferdinando Baldi (1977)
- Violenza a Roma, with Massimo Felisatti. Garzanti, 1973.
- Gli strateghi di Yalta, with Massimo Felisatti. Fabbri, 1974.
- La spartizione del mondo. Fratelli Fabbri, 1974.
- La Madama, with Massimo Felisatti. Garzanti, 1974.
- Per vincere ci vogliono i leoni. with Massimo Felisatti. Mondadori, 1977.
- Torquato Tasso: l'uomo, il poeta, il Cortigiano. Bompiani, 1982.
- Agrippina imperatrice: sorella di Caligola, moglie di Claudio, madre di Nerone. Camunia, 1986.
- Chi è senza peccato. Wilson, 1987.
- Ciano: i giorni contati. Leonardo, 1991.
- Il caso Vittoria Accoramboni. Net, 2004.