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Nanni Loy
Nanni Loy
(born Giovanni Loi; 23 October 1925 – 21 August 1995) was an Italian film, theatre and TV director. Specifically, Nanni Loy
Nanni Loy
was Sardinian, and one of several notable Sardinian film makers, including Franco Solinas. Loy was born in Cagliari, Sardinia: his father was Guglielmo Loy-Donà, a lawyer issue from a distinguished Sardinian-Venetian family, and his mother was the noblewoman Donna Anna Sanjust of the Marquesses of Neoneli.[1] Rosetta Loy, an Italian novelist, is his sister-in-law.[2][better source needed] He became famous for introducing in Italy
Italy
the candid camera with his show Specchio segreto (Secret mirror) in 1965. His 1962 film The Four Days of Naples was nominated for two Academy Awards.[3] It also won the FIPRESCI Prize at the 3rd Moscow International Film Festival in 1963.[4] His 1971 film Detenuto in attesa di giudizio was entered into the 22nd Berlin International Film Festival. The star, Alberto Sordi, won the Silver Bear for Best Actor award.[5] He specialized in comedy films such as Padre di famiglia but he also shot film dealing with social themes (Detenuto in attesa di giudizio and Sistemo l'America e torno). Loy died at Fregene, near Rome, in 1995. Partial filmography[edit]

Parola di ladro (1956) (with Gianni Puccini) Il marito
Il marito
(1958) (with Gianni Puccini) Audace colpo dei soliti ignoti (1959) Un giorno da leoni
Un giorno da leoni
(1961) Le quattro giornate di Napoli (1962) Beautiful Families
Beautiful Families
(1964) Made in Italy
Italy
(1965) Il padre di famiglia
Il padre di famiglia
(1967) Rosolino Paternò soldato
Rosolino Paternò soldato
(1970) Detenuto in attesa di giudizio (1971) Sistemo l'America e torno (1973) Signore e signori, buonanotte
Signore e signori, buonanotte
(1976) Quelle strane occasioni
Quelle strane occasioni
(1976), fragment "Italian Superman", credited as Anonymous Basta che non si sappia in giro
Basta che non si sappia in giro
(1976) Café Express (1980) Testa o croce
Testa o croce
(1982) Mi manda Picone
Mi manda Picone
(1983) Amici miei atto III
Amici miei atto III
(1985) Scugnizzi
Scugnizzi
(1989) Pacco, doppio pacco e contropaccotto (1993)

References[edit]

^ [1] See the marriage notice in the Sanjust family tree (in Italian). Retrieved on 2011-12-5. ^ "Rosetta Loy". Italian.  ^ "The 35th Academy Awards (1963) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-11-01.  ^ " 3rd Moscow International Film Festival (1963)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 1 December 2012.  ^ "Berlinale 1972: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2010-03-16. 

External links[edit]

Nanni Loy
Nanni Loy
on IMDb "Nanni Loy, 69, Italian Director Known for Films on Wartime". The New York Times. 23 August 1995. Retrieved 3 February 2017. 

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Nastro d'Argento Award for Best Director

Alessandro Blasetti / Vittorio De Sica
Vittorio De Sica
(1946) Roberto Rossellini
Roberto Rossellini
(1947) Alberto Lattuada
Alberto Lattuada
/ Giuseppe De Santis (1948) Vittorio De Sica
Vittorio De Sica
(1949) Augusto Genina
Augusto Genina
(1950) Alessandro Blasetti (1951) Renato Castellani
Renato Castellani
(1952) Luigi Zampa
Luigi Zampa
(1953) Federico Fellini
Federico Fellini
(1954) Federico Fellini
Federico Fellini
(1955) Michelangelo Antonioni
Michelangelo Antonioni
(1956) Pietro Germi (1957) Federico Fellini
Federico Fellini
(1958) Pietro Germi (1959) Roberto Rossellini
Roberto Rossellini
(1960) Luchino Visconti
Luchino Visconti
(1961) Michelangelo Antonioni
Michelangelo Antonioni
(1962) Nanni Loy
Nanni Loy
/ Francesco Rosi
Francesco Rosi
(1963) Federico Fellini
Federico Fellini
(1964) Pier Paolo Pasolini
Pier Paolo Pasolini
(1965) Antonio Pietrangeli
Antonio Pietrangeli
(1966) Gillo Pontecorvo
Gillo Pontecorvo
(1967) Elio Petri (1968) Franco Zeffirelli
Franco Zeffirelli
(1969) Luchino Visconti
Luchino Visconti
(1970) Elio Petri (1971) Luchino Visconti
Luchino Visconti
(1972) Bernardo Bertolucci
Bernardo Bertolucci
(1973) Federico Fellini
Federico Fellini
(1974) Luchino Visconti
Luchino Visconti
(1975) Michelangelo Antonioni
Michelangelo Antonioni
(1976) Valerio Zurlini (1977) Paolo and Vittorio Taviani
Paolo and Vittorio Taviani
(1978) Ermanno Olmi
Ermanno Olmi
(1979) Federico Fellini
Federico Fellini
(1980) Francesco Rosi
Francesco Rosi
(1981) Marco Ferreri
Marco Ferreri
(1982) Paolo and Vittorio Taviani
Paolo and Vittorio Taviani
(1983) Pupi Avati
Pupi Avati
/ Federico Fellini
Federico Fellini
(1984) Sergio Leone
Sergio Leone
(1985) Mario Monicelli
Mario Monicelli
(1986) Ettore Scola
Ettore Scola
(1987) Bernardo Bertolucci
Bernardo Bertolucci
(1988) Ermanno Olmi
Ermanno Olmi
(1989) Pupi Avati
Pupi Avati
(1990) Gianni Amelio
Gianni Amelio
(1991) Gabriele Salvatores
Gabriele Salvatores
(1992) Gianni Amelio
Gianni Amelio
(1993) Nanni Moretti
Nanni Moretti
(1994) Gianni Amelio
Gianni Amelio
(1995) Giuseppe Tornatore
Giuseppe Tornatore
(1996) Maurizio Nichetti (1997) Roberto Benigni
Roberto Benigni
(1998) Giuseppe Tornatore
Giuseppe Tornatore
(1999) Silvio Soldini (2000) Nanni Moretti
Nanni Moretti
(2001) Marco Bellocchio
Marco Bellocchio
(2002) Gabriele Salvatores
Gabriele Salvatores
(2003) Marco Tullio Giordana (2004) Gianni Amelio
Gianni Amelio
(2005) Michele Placido
Michele Placido
(2006) Giuseppe Tornatore
Giuseppe Tornatore
(2007) Paolo Virzì
Paolo Virzì
(2008) Paolo Sorrentino
Paolo Sorrentino
(2009) Paolo Virzì
Paolo Virzì
(2010) Nanni Moretti
Nanni Moretti
(2011) Paolo Sorrentino
Paolo Sorrentino
(2012) Giuseppe Tornatore
Giuseppe Tornatore
(2013) Paolo Virzì
Paolo Virzì
(2014) Paolo Sorrentino
Paolo Sorrentino
(2015) Paolo Virzì
Paolo Virzì
(2016)

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