Date of Birth:
19 November 1919
Gillo Pontecorvo created 1 movies in the Drama, History, War genres.
Gillo Pontecorvo got succeed with average imdb rating 8.3.
Member of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1991Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1980.Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1982.Although he made fewer than 20 films, he is regarded as one of Italy's greatest directors.He was born into a Jewish family. He moved to France in 1938 to escape Italy's fascist racial laws. He eventually returned to Italy and led a Resistance brigade during WWII. After the war, he studied chemistry and worked as a journa... Read more