Born in 1930 in Genoa, he was still a young student when director Carlo Lizzani offered him a role in the film Achtung Banditi! in 1950. Following this experience, he moved to Rome where after acting in film and theatre he became Assistant Director to directors Carlo Lizzani, Gillo Pontecorvo, Sergio Leone, Francesco Rosi. After filming Paramount’s heist movie Ad ogni costo (Grand Slam - 1967) and gangster film Gli Intoccabili (Machine Gun McCain - 1969) in the US, Montaldo returned to Italy to direct his masterpieces Gott Mit Uns (The Fifth Day Of Peace - 1969), Sacco e Vanzetti (Best Actor Award at the 1971 Cannes Film Festival), Giordano Bruno (1973) and L’Agnese va a morire (And Agnes Chose to Die - 1976)...
Italy - 2012, 73’, available in Full HD
Language: Italian with English subtitles
Produced by Madeleine and Rai Cinema