Franco Fraticelli, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Franco Fraticelli

Italian film editor

Date of Birth: 30-Aug-1928

Place of Birth: Rome, Lazio, Italy

Date of Death: 26-Apr-2012

Profession: film editor

Nationality: Italy

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Franco Fraticelli

  • Franco Fraticelli (30 August 1928 in Rome, Italy – 26 April 2012 in Rome) was an Italian film editor with more than 150 film credits.
  • Fraticelli was director Dario Argento's editor of choice from his earliest films (The Bird with the Crystal Plumage-1969) through Opera (1987).He also had an important collaboration with director Lina Wertmüller, commencing with her third film Rita the Mosquito (1966).
  • Fraticelli edited nine more of her films through A Joke of Destiny (1983).
  • In particular, Fraticelli edited Seven Beauties (1976).
  • This film, which has been called her masterpiece, was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director.
  • It was the very first nomination of a woman for the award. Fraticelli was nominated for the David di Donatello award for editing Boys on the Outside (directed by Marco Risi - 1990); Fraticelli subsequently edited two more films with Risi, Nel Continente Nero (1993) and L'ultimo Capodonno.
  • In 2006 his career was honored by a Kineo Award.

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