Giuseppe Moccia

Giuseppe "Pipolo" Moccia (22 June 1933 20 August 2006) was an Italian screenwriter and film director. He wrote for 96 films between 1958 and 2001. He also directed 21 films between 1964 and 1997. 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]

Giuseppe Moccia
Born(1933-06-22)22 June 1933
Viterbo, Italy
Died20 August 2006(2006-08-20) (aged 73)
Rome, Italy
Film director
Years active1958-2001

He was born in Viterbo, Italy and died in Rome, Italy. His son, Federico, is a well-known writer and also a screenwriter and director.

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.
  2. The New York Times
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