Awards & Winners

Carlo Lizzani

Date of Birth 03-April-1922
Place of Birth Rome
(Italy, Lazio, Province of Rome)
Nationality Italy, Kingdom of Italy
Also know as Lee W. Beaver
Profession Screenwriter, Film Director, Actor, Film Producer, Television Director
Carlo Lizzani was an Italian film director, screenwriter and critic. Born in Rome, after World War II Lizzani worked as a scenarist on such films of as Roberto Rossellini's Germany Year Zero, Alberto Lattuada's The Mill on the Po and Giuseppe De Santis' Bitter Rice, for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Story. After directing documentaries, he debuted as a feature director with the admired World War II drama Achtung! Banditi!. Respected for his awarded drama Chronicle of Poor Lovers, he has proven a solid director of genre films, notably crime films such as The Violent Four and Crazy Joe or crime-comedy Roma Bene. His film L'oro di Roma examined events around the final deportation of the Jews of Rome and the Roman roundup, grande razzia, of October 1943. For his 1968 film Bandits in Milan he won a David di Donatello award as best director and a Nastro d'Argento award for best screenplay. Lizzani worked frequently for Italian television in the 1980s and supervised the Venice International Film Festival for four editions, from 1979 to 1982. In 1994 Lizzani was a member of the jury at the Berlin Film Festival.

Awards by Carlo Lizzani

Check all the awards nominated and won by Carlo Lizzani.


David di Donatello for Best Screenplay
Honored for : Celluloid

Nominations 1996 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
David di Donatello for Best Film Celluloid
David di Donatello for Best Director Celluloid
David di Donatello for Best Screenplay Celluloid


David di Donatello for Best Director
Honored for : Bandits in Milan


Nominations 1950 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Academy Award for Best Story Bitter Rice