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Franco Citti

IMDB : Franco Citti - IMDB(nm0162948)

1935-04-23

Roma, Lazio, Italia

Male

Biography

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Franco Citti (born 23 April 1938 in Rome) is an Italian actor. He came to fame at the age of 26, playing the title role in Pier Paolo Pasolini's film Accattone. In 1967 he appeared in the title role in Pasolini's version of Oedipus Rex. He is perhaps best-known to non-Italian audienes as Calo in The Godfather I and III and uttering the line 'In Sicily, women are more dangerous than shotguns'. Description above from the Wikipedia article  Franco Citti , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
The Godfather: Part III

The Godfather: Part III

In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.

1990-12-24
The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales

Glimpses of Chaucer penning his famous work are sprinkled through this re-enactment of several of his stories.

1972-09-02
Accattone

Accattone

A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.

1961-08-31
The Decameron

The Decameron

An adaptation of nine stories from Bocaccio's "Decameron": A young Sicilian is swindled twice, but ends up rich; a man poses as a deaf-mute in a convent of curious nuns; a woman must hide her lover when her husband comes home early; a scoundrel fools a priest on his deathbed; three brothers take revenge on their sister's lover; a young girl sleeps on the roof to meet her boyfriend at night; a group of painters wait for inspiration; a crafty priest attempts to seduce his friend's wife; and two friends make a pact to find out what happens after death. Pasolini is up to his old tricks satirizing the Church, and throwing in liberal doses of life and love

1971-08-25
Watch Me When I Kill

Watch Me When I Kill

A pharmacist is murdered, and a woman happens to see the culprit leave the scene. She soon finds herself being stalked by the killer.

1977-08-06
Oedipus Rex

Oedipus Rex

In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is rescued, given the name Edipo (Oedipus), and brought up by the King and Queen of Corinth as their son. One day an oracle informs Edipo that he is destined to kill his father and marry his mother. Horrified, he flees Corinth and his supposed parents - only to get into a fight and kill an older man on the road...

1967-10-10
One Way or Another

One Way or Another

Set during a retreat of Christian Democrat politicians who practice spiritual exercises together, it is an allegory of corrupted power. Disturbing, claustrophobic settings are the background to a series of mysterious crimes.

1979-12-14
Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights

The final part of Pasolini's Trilogy of Life series is rich with exotic tales of slaves and kings, potions, betrayals, demons and, most of all, love and lovemaking in all its myriad forms. Mysterious and liberating, this is an exquisitely dreamlike and adult interpretation of the original folk tales.

1974-06-20
Mamma Roma

Mamma Roma

After years spent working as a prostitute in her Italian village, middle-aged Mamma Roma has saved enough money to buy herself a fruit stand so that she can have a respectable middle-class life and reestablish contact with the 16-year-old son she abandoned when he was an infant. But her former pimp threatens to expose her sordid past, and her troubled son seems destined to fall into a life of crime and violence.

1962-08-31
Pigsty

Pigsty

Two dramatic stories. In an undetermined past, a young cannibal (who killed his own father) is condemned to be torn to pieces by some wild beasts. In the second story, Julian, the young son of a post-war German industrialist, is on the way to lie down with his farm's pigs, because he doesn't like human relationships.

1969-09-28
Rome, the other face of violence

Rome, the other face of violence

The story concerns a special undercover squad attached to the Rome police force and commanded by Inspector Betti. Through various episodic encounters, including the tragic shooting of Betti's partner, who is later attacked and savagely beaten in his wheelchair, a portrait emerges of a city immersed in violence, and to which violence is the only answer....

1976-07-27
Chicken Feed for Little Birds 1963-02-15
Black Jesus

Black Jesus

A thinly-disguised biography of African leader Patrice Lumumba, here called Lalubi. Lalubi, a Christ-like leader determined to save his people, by passive resistance, from the dictatorial regime propped up by European colonialists, is imprisoned and tortured, along with a thief who comes to a greater understanding through his contact with Lalubi.

1968-05-16
Kill and Pray

Kill and Pray

Requiescant is a 1967 spaghetti western directed by Carlo Lizzani. After surviving his family being massacred, a young boy is taken in and raised by a preacher. Years later he comes face to face with the man that killed his family and he is tempted into back into violence.

1967-03-10
Ostia

Ostia

Two anarchistic brothers live by petty thievery and try to recover from their Catholic upbringing. Bandiera and Rabbino were children when they pushed their drunk of a father out of a window for killing their pet sheep. When a girl is raped by her father, she is brought by young "rescuers" to the home of the two brothers who then watch their friends take advantage of her sexually. The brothers take her in, and the three live happy and celibate if not uneventful lives until the brother's are sent to jail for stealing.

1970-03-11
Kill Them All and Come Back Alone

Kill Them All and Come Back Alone

During the American Civil War, a Confederate prisoner, Clyde McKay, attempts to steal a box of gold from a Union prison camp. He is aided by a group of prisoners and a prison guard but he is double-crossed along the way.

1968-12-31
Violent Life

Violent Life

Tommaso Puzzilli is a boy who grew up in the suburb of Pietralata outside Rome. Not having a job, Tommaso and his friends are committing crimes to make money.

1962-06-25
Il minestrone 1981-12-30
Chi dice donna, dice donna 1976-02-11
La Luna

La Luna

While touring in Italy, a recently-widowed American opera singer has an incestuous relationship with her 15-year-old son to help him overcome his heroin addiction.

1979-08-29
Gangster's Law

Gangster's Law

A con man pulls a double-cross on a gang of vicious bank robbers.

1969-08-08
The Godfather

The Godfather

Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge.

1972-03-15
The Malady of Love

The Malady of Love

Physician Robert Briand (Robin Renucci) runs a leper colony in the 15th century that takes in new residents who suffer from the ravages of syphilis. When the beautiful Marie-Blanche (Isabelle Pasco) is brought to the grim, prison-like facility, Robert finds she displays no apparent signs of disease. He risks everything when he falls in love with the woman and makes plans to run away with her. Erland Josephson plays Robert's father, with Piera Degli Esposti as Robert's faithful assistant Terese.

1986-12-03
Il segreto

Il segreto

Lucia (Natassja Kinski) is a volatile, exciteable young woman. She forms a romance with Carlo (Stefano Dionisi), who is somewhat callow and is very skittish. Their romance is not an easy one, but they are assisted in coping with its ups and downs by their mutual friendship with Franco (Franco Citti), an older, wiser and more stable man.

1990-02-16
Ciao marziano 1980-02-28
Il Magnaccio

Il Magnaccio

Italian 60's drama about a pimp called Il Principino and his violent and troubled relationship with a prostitute called Laura.

1969-04-11
Ingrid on the Road

Ingrid on the Road

After being raped by her father, Ingrid moves to Rome and ends up becoming a prostitute. She finds a friend in Claudia, but Claudia's protector is a sadistic thug by the name of Renato who will show her the worst of the what life in the city has to offer.

1973-02-24
Power and Lovers

Power and Lovers

Two brothers start to bicker and battle when Nick, an aggressive businessman, finds himself thwarted by a group of scientists, headed by his brother Tony. Seems the scientists stand in the way of big profits for Nick. It's a dramatic duel between two opposite siblings who have more in common than they think -- including the sexy, strong women in their lives.

1994-01-01
Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man

Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man

Fred and Tony are members of an elite 'special squad' of police in Rome, Italy who are licensed-to-kill, undercover cops and who love to live dangerously.

1976-03-11
Scandal in Black

Scandal in Black

Gianni is a political man with a good career waiting for him. Angela is his wife and she fakes an assault and a rape in a cinema. Eva is Gianni's lover and Angela's friend. Gianni and Eva decide to use the pretext of the assault to kill Angela. Later on Angela is blackmailed by a man who was present at her act. In the background there are Rosy, her maid always present, and a puzzling man who appears and disappears and makes strange phone calls.

1990-12-21
Storia de fratelli e de cortelli 1973-05-10
Così venne ucciso Pasolini

Così venne ucciso Pasolini

Sergio Citti talks about a video he shot in 1975 after Pier Paolo Pasolini's death.

2005-01-01
Fatal Fix

Fatal Fix

Helmut Berger and Corinne Clery are a couple of junkies finding their lives spiral into a world of sleaze and crime as their addiction gets out of control...

1980-03-14
Fatal Fix

Fatal Fix

Helmut Berger and Corinne Clery are a couple of junkies finding their lives spiral into a world of sleaze and crime as their addiction gets out of control...

1980-03-14
Cartoni Animati

Cartoni Animati

Film starring Franco Citti, Fiorello and Elide Melli

1997-01-01
Roma

Roma

A virtually plotless, gaudy, impressionistic portrait of Rome through the eyes of one of its most famous citizens.

1972-10-15
Yerma 1978-02-11
The Martyrdom of St. Sebastian

The Martyrdom of St. Sebastian

Sebastian, Chief Archer in the Roman Army, converts to Christianity. A favorite of Emperor Augustus, Sebastian's devotion to Christ eventually drives him to reject the Emperor's love, causing the Emperor to angrily order Sebastian to be shot with arrows by his fellow archers. The film retells this mystery play with a definite 'art-house' approach: an almost poetical use of language, singing, dancing, some homoerotic themes, and some special effects.

1984-02-12
Destruction Force

Destruction Force

A shoot out after a robbery ends with the death of the Chief of Police. Police detective Ghini goes in search of a suspect, Lanza, to avenge the death of his boss. Ghini's search leads him to Belli, a Sicilian gangster and 'Trashy', the dirty leader of a gang of killers. The action is violent as both police and criminals track down Belli who still finds some time to attempt a couple of robberies...

1977-10-01
Rosso di sera 1989-01-24
Sogni e bisogni 1985-10-06
First Surrender

First Surrender

Giallo about a man plotting to kill his wife for her money.

1971-10-21
The Black Stallion Returns

The Black Stallion Returns

"Black" is a stunning fire-and-silk stallion celebrated the world over. But to his young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno), he's much more. So, when the amazing animal is stolen, Alec will stop at nothing to get him back. Alec finally unravels the mystery of Black's theft...only to discover that he must overcome even greater odds to reclaim his beloved horse.

1983-03-25
Pier Paolo Pasolini: A Film Maker's Life

Pier Paolo Pasolini: A Film Maker's Life

Documentary about Italian movie director Pier Paolo Pasolini, with interviews with some of his actors and friends.

1971-06-01
Il Sindaco

Il Sindaco

The Mayor (Italian: Il sindaco) is a 1997 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Ugo Fabrizio Giordani. It is based on the Eduardo De Filippo's play Il sindaco del Rione Sanità.[1][2]

1997-01-10

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