Biography

Pier Paolo Pasolini (March 5, 1922 – November 2, 1975) was an Italian film director, poet, writer, and intellectual. Pasolini distinguished himself as a poet, journalist, philosopher, linguist, novelist, playwright, filmmaker, newspaper and magazine columnist, actor, painter and political figure. He demonstrated a unique and extraordinary cultural versatility, becoming a highly controversial figure in the process.

Pier Paolo Pasolini (March 5, 1922 – November 2, 1975) was an Italian film director, poet, writer, and intellectual. Pasolini distinguished himself as a poet, journalist, philosopher, linguist, novelist, playwright, filmmaker, newspaper and magazine columnist, actor, painter and political figure. He demonstrated a unique and extraordinary cultural versatility, becoming a highly controversial figure in the process.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 72

Birthday 1922-03-05

Day of Death 1975-11-02

Place of Birth Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

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Also Known As

  • Paul Pasolini
  • P.P. Pasolini

Writing TV ShowsMovies

2011 Orgia Writer
1997 The Pelvis of J.W. Writer
1996 Who I Am Book
1981 Mulheres... Mulheres Short Story
1981 Calderon Screenplay
1975 Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom Screenplay
1974 Arabian Nights Writer
1972 The Canterbury Tales Author
1971 The Decameron Writer
1970 Ostia Story
1969 Medea Writer
1969 Pigsty Writer
1969 Love and Anger Writer
1969 La sequenza del fiore di carta Writer
1968 Orgia Writer
1968 Teorema Author
1968 Appunti per un film sull'India Writer
1968 Che cosa sono le nuvole? Writer
1967 Oedipus Rex Writer
1967 The Earth As Seen from the Moon Writer
1967 The Witches Writer
1966 Hawks and Sparrows Story Screenplay
1965 Love Meetings Writer
1965 The Gospel According to Matthew Writer
1963 Ro.Go.Pa.G. Writer
1962 Mamma Roma Screenplay
1962 La Commare Secca Story Writer
1962 Violent Life Novel
1961 Accattone Screenplay
1961 Girl in the Window Writer
1961 La canta delle marane Writer
1960 From a Roman Balcony Screenplay
1960 Il carro armato dell'8 settembre Screenplay
1960 Handsome Antonio Screenplay
1960 La Dolce Vita Screenplay
1960 Stendalì - Suonano ancora Writer
1960 The Long Night of '43 Screenplay
1959 The Big Night Screenplay Novel
1958 Young Husbands Writer
1958 Ignoti alla città Writer
1957 Nights of Cabiria Screenplay
1957 Marisa la civetta Writer
1955 Flucht in die Dolomiten Writer
1954 Woman of the River Screenplay

Directing

2008 La Rabbia Di Pasolini Director
1975 Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom Director
1974 Arabian Nights Director
1972 The Canterbury Tales Director
1972 12 Dicembre Director
1971 The Walls of Sana'a Director
1971 The Decameron Director
1970 Notes Towards an African Orestes Director
1969 Medea Director
1969 Pigsty Director
1969 Love and Anger Director
1969 La sequenza del fiore di carta Director
1968 Orgia Director
1968 Teorema Director
1968 Appunti per un film sull'India Director
1968 Notes for a Film in India Director
1968 Caprice Italian Style Director
1968 Che cosa sono le nuvole? Director
1967 Oedipus Rex Director
1967 The Earth As Seen from the Moon Director
1967 The Witches Director
1967 Pasolini interviews Ezra Pound Director
1966 Hawks and Sparrows Director
1965 Location Hunting in Palestine Director
1965 Love Meetings Director
1965 The Gospel According to Matthew Director
1963 La Rabbia Director
1963 Ro.Go.Pa.G. Director
1962 Mamma Roma Director
1961 Accattone Director

Acting

2018 Pier Paolo Pasolini: An Italian Journey as Himself (archive footage)
2016 L'Isola di Medea
2015 Pier Paolo Pasolini e i confini - Memorie a est del corsaro del novecento
2015 Pasolini - Il corpo e la voce
2013 Io sono nata viaggiando as Se stesso
2008 La Rabbia Di Pasolini
2008 La rabbia 1, la rabbia 2, la rabbia 3... l'Arabia
2007 Callas Assoluta as Himself
2006 Pasolini prossimo nostro as Se stesso
2006 Pasolini and the Secret Humiliation of Chaucer as Interviewee (archive)
2005 Via Pasolini as Interviewee
2002 Salò: Yesterday and Today
2000 Pasolini, el poeta en la playa as Archive footage
1985 Bellissimo: Images of the Italian Cinema as Himself
1980 My Name Is Anna Magnani
1974 Pasolini and the Form of the City as Himself
1972 The Canterbury Tales as Geoffrey Chaucer
1971 The Walls of Sana'a as Narrator
1971 The Decameron as Allievo di Giotto
1968 Appunti per un film sull'India as Himself
1967 Kill and Pray as Father Juan
1967 Pasolini interviews Ezra Pound as Himself
1967 Pier Paolo Pasolini: Primo piano. Personaggi e problemi dell'Italia d'oggi as Himself
1965 Location Hunting in Palestine as Pier Paolo Pasolini
1965 Love Meetings
1960 The Hunchback as Monco
1960 Fellini as himself

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