Vittorio De Sisti

Vittorio De Sisti (23 November 1940 22 April 2006) was a Libyan-born Italian director and screenwriter.

Vittorio De Sisti
Born(1940-11-23)November 23, 1940
DiedApril 22, 2006(2006-04-22) (aged 65)
OccupationScreenwriter, film director

Born in Darna, Libya, De Sisti entered the cinema industry in 1962 as a sound engineer.[1] In 1966, after graduating from the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, he was assistant director Marco Bellocchio and began directing documentaries.[1] In 1968 he debuted as a director, giving up his career as a sound engineer.[1] In the late 1970s De Sisti focused his career on television.[1] He was married to actress and playwright Lucia Vasilicò.[2]

Selected filmography


  1. Roberto Poppi. I registi: dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2002. ISBN 8884401712.
  2. "Addio a Vittorio De Sisti regista di sceneggiati tv". Corriere della Sera. p. 37. Retrieved 27 November 2014.

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