Gualtiero Jacopetti  

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Gualtiero Jacopetti (4 September 1919 – 17 August 2011) was an Italian director of documentary films.

He was born in Barga, in northern Tuscany. With Paolo Cavara and Franco Prosperi is the originator of Mondo films, also called shockumentaries.

Filmography (Director)

  • Mondo Cane, 1962
  • La donna nel mondo (Women of the World), 1963
  • Mondo Cane 2, 1963
  • Africa Addio (Africa Blood and Guts or Farewell Africa), 1966
  • Addio zio Tom (Goodbye Uncle Tom), 1971
  • Mondo candido, 1975

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