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Nanni Loy

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Biography

Nanni Loy (born Giovanni Loi; 23 October 1925 – 21 August 1995) was an Italian film, theatre and TV director.

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 Neoneli1. Rosetta Loy, an Italian novelist, is his sister-in-law.

He became famous for introducing in 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

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.

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).

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dovic

13Dec13

Please add "Audace colpo dei soliti ignoti".

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Michele Andreoli

10Dec11

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUdf-HC62Ik&feature=related

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Michele Andreoli

10Dec11

it's crazy that you have not add. MADE IN ITALY. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7YtwxhnIh0

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Michele Andreoli

6Dec11

where is " MADE IN ITALY"!!!!!!!!!

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