Biography

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Lina Wertmüller (born 14 August 1926) is an Italian film writer and director of aristocratic Swiss descent. In 1976, she became the first woman ever to be nominated for an Academy Award for Directing with the film Seven Beauties.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Lina Wertmüller (born 14 August 1926) is an Italian film writer and director of aristocratic Swiss descent. In 1976, she became the first woman ever to be nominated for an Academy Award for Directing with the film Seven Beauties.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Lina Wertmüller, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Female

Known Credits 47

Birthday 1926-08-14

Place of Birth Rome, Italy

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • George Brown
  • Nathan Wich
  • George H. Brown
  • Arcangela Felice Assunta Wertmüller von Elgg Español von Braueich

Directing TV ShowsMovies

2014 Roma, Napoli, Venezia... in un crescendo rossiniano Director
2009 Mannaggia alla miseria! Director
2004 Too Much Romance... It's Time for Stuffed Peppers Director
2002 Francesca e Nunziata Director
1999 Ferdinando and Carolina Director
1998 The Blue Collar Worker and the Hairdresser in a Whirl of Sex and Politics Director
1996 The Nymph Director
1993 The Russian Soul Director
1992 Ciao, Professore! Director
1990 Saturday, Sunday and Monday Director
1989 On a Moonlit Night Director
1989 12 Directors for 12 Cities Director
1989 To Save Nine Director
1986 Summer Night with Greek Profile, Almond Eyes and Scent of Basil Director
1986 Camorra (A Story of Streets, Women and Crime) Director
1984 Softly, Softly Director
1983 A Joke of Destiny, Lying in Wait Around the Corner Like a Bandit Director
1981 È una domenica sera di novembre Director
1978 Blood Feud Director
1978 A Night Full of Rain Director
1975 Seven Beauties Director
1974 Swept Away Director
1974 All Screwed Up Director
1973 Love and Anarchy Director
1972 The Seduction of Mimi Director
1968 The Belle Starr Story Director
1967 Don't Sting the Mosquito Director
1966 Rita the Mosquito Director
1965 Let's Talk About Men Director
1964 Gian Burrasca's Diary (8 episodes)Director
1963 I basilischi Director

Writing

2014 Roma, Napoli, Venezia... in un crescendo rossiniano Writer
2009 Mannaggia alla miseria! Writer
2004 Too Much Romance... It's Time for Stuffed Peppers Writer
1999 Ferdinando and Carolina Writer
1998 The Blue Collar Worker and the Hairdresser in a Whirl of Sex and Politics Screenplay Story
1996 The Nymph Writer
1989 On a Moonlit Night Writer
1986 Summer Night with Greek Profile, Almond Eyes and Scent of Basil Writer
1986 Camorra (A Story of Streets, Women and Crime) Writer
1983 A Joke of Destiny, Lying in Wait Around the Corner Like a Bandit Writer
1978 Blood Feud Writer
1978 A Night Full of Rain Writer
1977 Which Way Is Up? Writer
1975 Seven Beauties Writer
1974 Swept Away Writer
1974 All Screwed Up Writer
1973 Nessuno deve sapere Story
1973 Love and Anarchy Writer
1973 Dear Parents Writer
1972 Brother Sun, Sister Moon Screenplay
1972 When Women Lost Their Tails Story
1972 The Seduction of Mimi Screenplay
1970 When Women Had Tails Writer
1970 Violent City Screenplay
1968 The Belle Starr Story Writer
1967 Don't Sting the Mosquito Writer
1966 Rita the Mosquito Writer
1965 Let's Talk About Men Screenplay
1964 Gian Burrasca's Diary (8 episodes)Dialogue
1963 I basilischi Screenplay

Acting

2017 Thus Spoke De Crescenzo
2015 Behind the White Glasses
2015 Sergio Corbucci: The Smiling Man as Herself
2013 Welcome Mr. President! as Potere Forte
2011 Case Chiuse
2009 L'uomo dalla bocca storta
2009 Vittorio D.
2007 Sophia: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow as Herself
1993 The Russian Soul as Herself
1993 Nino Rota: Between Cinema and Concert as Herself

Production

1975 Seven Beauties Producer

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