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Maurizio Ponzi is a Director, Scriptwriter, Assistant Director and Editor Italien born on 8 may 1939 at Rome (Italie)

Maurizio Ponzi

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Nationality Italie
Birth 8 may 1939 (85 years) at Rome (Italie)

Maurizio Ponzi (born 8 May 1939) is an Italian film director, screenwriter and cinema critic.

Born in Rome, he wrote cinema reviews in several Italian magazines during the early 1960s. He worked as assistant director in Pier Paolo Pasolini's episode in Amore e rabbia and directed a series of documentaries in 1967-1968.

He has directed 22 films between 1968 (his debut film I visionari won a prize in the Locarno Festival) and 2004. His film The Pool Hustlers (Io, Chiara e lo Scuro, one of three featuring Francesco Nuti that Ponzi directed in the early 1980s) was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival.

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Filmography of Maurizio Ponzi (11 films)

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Forbidden To Minors
Directed by Maurizio Ponzi
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about pornography
Actors Alessandro Haber, Mariella Valentini, Sabrina Ferilli
Rating58% 2.909082.909082.909082.909082.90908
Officially landed on the Isle of Elba to make a documentary for Rai 1, a crew is actually there to shoot a porn film.
Aurora
Aurora (1984)
, 1h35
Directed by Maurizio Ponzi
Origin Italie
Genres Drama
Actors Sophia Loren, Daniel J. Travanti, Edoardo Ponti, Angela Goodwin, Ricky Tognazzi, Marisa Merlini
Rating59% 2.9612352.9612352.9612352.9612352.961235
A desperate woman (Loren), in crisis and poverty, is in search of the cruel husband (Noiret) who abandoned after giving her a son. The boy has now become almost an adult has a serious eye problem and is likely to become completely blind. The mother then choose to leave to go in search of his father, who in the meantime is starting a new life. When the mother finds out where he is, also learns that the cruel man has remade a family by marrying a young girl, who became the mother of a twenty-year-old son who has had the cruel man from another relationship.
Lovers and Other Relatives, 1h50
Directed by Salvatore Samperi, Maurizio Ponzi
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Alessandro Momo, Laura Antonelli, Enrico Montesano, Nino Manfredi, Orazio Orlando, Lilla Brignone
Rating57% 2.865232.865232.865232.865232.86523
The Lieutenant of Police Duilio Cordelli often quarrels with his Commander Colonel Vinci. When the two must investigate two murders suspect, Duilio discovers that a gang of thieves plan to cover a major bank heist in Rome with a traffic of counterfeit notes.

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Aurora
Aurora (1984)
, 1h35
Directed by Maurizio Ponzi
Origin Italie
Genres Drama
Actors Sophia Loren, Daniel J. Travanti, Edoardo Ponti, Angela Goodwin, Ricky Tognazzi, Marisa Merlini
Roles Teleplay
Rating59% 2.9612352.9612352.9612352.9612352.961235
A desperate woman (Loren), in crisis and poverty, is in search of the cruel husband (Noiret) who abandoned after giving her a son. The boy has now become almost an adult has a serious eye problem and is likely to become completely blind. The mother then choose to leave to go in search of his father, who in the meantime is starting a new life. When the mother finds out where he is, also learns that the cruel man has remade a family by marrying a young girl, who became the mother of a twenty-year-old son who has had the cruel man from another relationship.
Lovers and Other Relatives, 1h50
Directed by Salvatore Samperi, Maurizio Ponzi
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Alessandro Momo, Laura Antonelli, Enrico Montesano, Nino Manfredi, Orazio Orlando, Lilla Brignone
Rating57% 2.865232.865232.865232.865232.86523
The Lieutenant of Police Duilio Cordelli often quarrels with his Commander Colonel Vinci. When the two must investigate two murders suspect, Duilio discovers that a gang of thieves plan to cover a major bank heist in Rome with a traffic of counterfeit notes.