Lina Wertmüller  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Lina Wertmüller (born 14 August 1928) is an Italian film writer and director. She is the first woman ever nominated for an Academy Award for Directing, with her 1976 film, Seven Beauties.

She has directed a great number of popular films on the war of the sexes, with varying artistic success.


As writer and director
Year Title
1963 The Lizards
1965 Let's Talk About Men
1967 Don't Sting the Mosquito
1968 The Belle Starr Story
1972 The Seduction of Mimi
1973 Love and Anarchy
1974 Everything Ready, Nothing Works
1974 Swept Away by an Unusual Destiny in the Blue Sea of August
1975 Seven Beauties
1978 A Night Full of Rain
1978 Blood Feud
1983 A Joke of Destiny
1984 Softly, Softly
1986 Camorra (A Story of Streets, Women and Crime)
1986 Summer Night, with Greek Profile, Almond Eyes and Scent of Basil
1989 As Long as It's Love
1989 The Tenth One in Hiding
1992 Ciao, Professore!
1996 The Nymph
1996 The Blue Collar Worker and the Hairdresser in a Whirl of Sex and Politics
1999 Ferdinando e Carolina
2004 Too Much Romance... It's Time for Stuffed Peppers

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