Ivo Perilli

Ivo Perilli ( born April 10, 1902 in Rome, † November 24, 1994 ) was an Italian screenwriter and film director.


After attending a technical institute and a degree in architecture Perilli worked for theater companies Podrecca and Picasso and also acted as a billboard painter. In 1931 he went, who was busy during the silent film era briefly in film production as an assistant director and set designer by Mario Camerini, with whom he remained throughout his life professionally connected, back to the movie, where he debuted in 1933 as a director with Ragazzo. His debut film is considered lost; the first working with elements of neo-realism fabric of Mussolini's party was first destroyed except for one remaining with the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia copy. Also, this last one was later destroyed by the German occupiers. Only in the 1940s he was two more of their movies. From 1935 he was active as a hard-working screenwriter; in this capacity he wrote on numerous films until the 1970s. Perilli also worked for radio and later the RAI.

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