Giorgio Arlorio

Giorgio Arlorio (27 February 1929 – 25 July 2019) was an Italian screenwriter and director.

Giorgio Arlorio
Born(1929-02-27)27 February 1929
Died25 July 2019(2019-07-25) (aged 90)
OccupationScreenwriter & Director
Years active1951–2011


Born in Turin, Arlorio began his career in 1951 as an assistant director for Pietro Germi, Mario Soldati and Michelangelo Antonioni[1], while between the 1960s and the 1970s became a regular collaburator of Gillo Pontecorvo and Carlo Lizzani, with whom he co-wrote some of their films. He also directed some political documentaries.

For many years, Arlorio taught Screenwriting at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia.[1]

Arlorio died in his home in Rome on 25 July 2019, at the age of 90.[2]

Partial filmography



  1. "Giorgio Arlorio: un incontro con la storia del cinema italiano". 25 October 2013. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  2. "È morto Giorgio Arlorio, sceneggiatore per Pontecorvo e Loy". La Repubblica. 25 July 2019. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
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