Franco Castellano

Franco Castellano (20 June 1925 28 December 1999) was an Italian screenwriter and film director. He wrote for 94 films between 1958 and 1997. He also directed 21 films between 1964 and 1992. Most of the films he co-wrote and co-directed as a part of the Castellano & Pipolo duo. Their 1984 film Il ragazzo di campagna was shown as part of a retrospective on Italian comedy at the 67th Venice International Film Festival.[1]

Franco Castellano
Born(1925-06-20)20 June 1925
Rome, Italy
Died28 December 1999(1999-12-28) (aged 74)
Rome, Italy
Film director
Years active1958-1997

Selected filmography

See also Category:Films directed by Castellano & Pipolo


  1. "Italian Comedy - The State of Things". Archived from the original on 1 August 2010. Retrieved 1 August 2010.

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