Mario Vulpiani

Mario Vulpiani (born 15 February 1927) is an Italian cinematographer and documentarist.

Mario Vulpiani
Born (1927-02-15) 15 February 1927

Life and career

Born in Rome, Vulpiani began his career as assistant of the operator Enrico Chroscisky.[1] In the fifties he worked mainly in the field of documentary films, also working as a director.[1] In 1965, with a segment of the anthology film Marcia nuziale, Vulpiani started a critically appreciated collaboration with the director Marco Ferreri that includes the celebrated cult films Dillinger Is Dead and La Grande Bouffe.[1] In the late sixties he collaborated with the postmodern painter Mario Schifano in his three experimental films.[1] In the seventies he worked, among others, with Valentino Orsini, Damiano Damiani, Mario Monicelli and Carlo Lizzani.[1] Starting from the eighties Vulpiani focused into less ambitious works, except for several collaborations with Gabriele Lavia.[1]


  1. Stefano Masi. Dizionario mondiale dei direttori della fotografia. Recco, Le Mani, 2007, pp. 607-608. ISBN 88-8012-387-4.
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