Pupi Avati

Writer, Director, Producer

Writer, Director, Producer


Pupi Avati was born on November 3, 1938 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy as Giuseppe Avati. He is a writer and director, known for The Friends at the Margherita Cafe (2009), The Story of Boys & Girls (1989) and Giovanna's Father (2008).
Birth date
1938-11-03
Awards
26 wins & 51 nominations.

Known For



Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterUntitled Pupi Avati/Dante Alighieri project
(pre-production)
2021
WriterLei mi parla ancora
(screenplay)
2021
WriterIl signor Diavolo
(novel Il Signor Diavolo) / (screenplay)
2019
WriterIl fulgore di Dony
(TV Movie)
2018
WriterLe nozze di Laura
(TV Movie) (story and screenplay)
2015
WriterCon il sole negli occhi
(TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
2015
WriterUn ragazzo d'oro2014
WriterUn matrimonio
(TV Mini-Series) (teleplay - 6 episodes) - Episode #1.6 (2014) ... (teleplay) - Episode #1.5 (2014) ... (teleplay) - Episode #1.4 (2014) ... (teleplay) - Episode #1.3 (2014) ... (teleplay) - Episode #1.2 (2013) ... (teleplay) Show all 6 episodes
2013-2014
WriterThe Bad Child
(TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
2013
WriterThe Big Heart of Girls
(story and screenplay)
2011
WriterA Second Childhood2010
WriterPupi Avati, ieri, oggi, domani
(autobiography)
2010
WriterL'assedio di Canelli
(Documentary) (story)
2010
WriterThe Youngest Son2010
WriterThe Friends at the Margherita Cafe
(screenplay)
2009
WriterLelio Luttazzi - Il giovanotto matto
(Video documentary)
2008
WriterGiovanna's Father
(writer)
2008
WriterThe Hideout2007
WriterA Dinner for Them to Meet2007
WriterLa seconda notte di nozze2005
WriterMa quando arrivano le ragazze?2005
WriterChristmas Rematch
(screenplay) / (story)
2004
WriterIncantato
(writer)
2003
WriterThe Knights of the Quest
(novel) / (screenplay)
2001
WriterLa via degli angeli
(writer)
1999
WriterThe Best Man
(writer)
1997
WriterFestival
(screenplay) / (story)
1996/I
WriterArcane Sorcerer1996
WriterVoci notturne
(TV Mini-Series) (story and screenplay - 5 episodes) - Episode #1.5 (1995) ... (story and screenplay) - Episode #1.4 (1995) ... (story and screenplay) - Episode #1.3 (1995) ... (story and screenplay) - Episode #1.2 (1995) ... (story and screenplay) - Episode #1.1 (1995) ... (story and screenplay)
1995
WriterDichiarazioni d'amore1994
WriterLa stanza accanto
(screenplay)
1994
WriterThe Childhood Friend1994
WriterMagnificat
(story and screenplay)
1993
WriterFratelli e sorelle1992
WriterWo die Nacht beginnt1991
WriterBix - Eine Interpretation der Legende
(screenplay)
1991
WriterThe Story of Boys & Girls1989
WriterBride and Groom
(screenplay)
1988
WriterThe Last Minute
(screenplay) / (story)
1987
WriterHamburger Serenade
(TV Series)
1986
WriterWeihnachtsgeschenk
(screenplay) / (story)
1986
WriterDie Abschlußfeier
(story and screenplay)
1985
WriterFreunde und Rivalen
(screenplay) / (story - as Pupi)
1985
WriterWir drei
(story and screenplay)
1984
WriterEin Schulausflug
(story and screenplay)
1983
WriterRevenge of the Dead
(screenplay) / (story)
1983
WriterDancing Paradise
(TV Mini-Series) (screenplay - 3 episodes, 1982) (story - 3 episodes, 1982) - Episode #1.3 (1982) ... (screenplay) / (story) - Episode #1.2 (1982) ... (screenplay) / (story) - Episode #1.1 (1982) ... (screenplay) / (story)
WriterHelp Me Dream
(screenplay) / (story)
1981
WriterMacabro
(story and screenplay)
1980
WriterCinema!!!
(TV Mini-Series) (written by - 4 episodes) - Episode #1.4 (1979) ... (written by) - Episode #1.3 (1979) ... (written by) - Episode #1.2 (1979) ... (written by) - Episode #1.1 (1979) ... (written by)
1979
WriterLe strelle nel fosso
(screenplay) / (story)
1979
WriterJazz Band
(TV Mini-Series) (teleplay - 3 episodes) - Episode #1.3 (1978) ... (teleplay) - Episode #1.2 (1978) ... (teleplay) - Episode #1.1 (1978) ... (teleplay)
1978
WriterNeun Leichen hat die Woche1977
WriterThe House with Laughing Windows
(screenplay) / (story)
1976
WriterThe Mistress Is Served
(screenplay)
1976
WriterHouse of Pleasure for Women1976
WriterSalò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
(additional scriptwork - uncredited)
1975
WriterDracula in the Provinces
(screenplay)
1975
WriterLa mazurka del barone, della santa e del fico fiorone
(screenplay) / (story)
1975
WriterThe Kiss of Death1974
WriterThomas and the Bewitched1970
WriterBalsamus l'uomo di Satana
(screenplay) / (story)
1970
RoleTitleYear
DirectorUntitled Pupi Avati/Dante Alighieri project
(pre-production)
2021
DirectorLei mi parla ancora2021
DirectorIl signor Diavolo2019
DirectorIl fulgore di Dony
(TV Movie)
2018
DirectorLe nozze di Laura
(TV Movie)
2015
DirectorCon il sole negli occhi
(TV Movie)
2015
DirectorUn ragazzo d'oro2014
DirectorUn matrimonio
(TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes) - Episode #1.6 (2014) - Episode #1.5 (2014) - Episode #1.4 (2014) - Episode #1.3 (2014) - Episode #1.2 (2013) Show all 6 episodes
2013-2014
DirectorThe Bad Child
(TV Movie)
2013
DirectorThe Big Heart of Girls2011
DirectorA Second Childhood2010
DirectorThe Youngest Son2010
DirectorThe Friends at the Margherita Cafe2009
DirectorLelio Luttazzi - Il giovanotto matto
(Video documentary)
2008
DirectorGiovanna's Father2008
DirectorThe Hideout2007
DirectorA Dinner for Them to Meet2007
DirectorLa seconda notte di nozze2005
DirectorMa quando arrivano le ragazze?2005
DirectorChristmas Rematch2004
DirectorIncantato2003
DirectorThe Knights of the Quest2001
DirectorLa via degli angeli1999
DirectorThe Best Man1997
DirectorFestival1996/I
DirectorArcane Sorcerer1996
DirectorDichiarazioni d'amore1994
DirectorThe Childhood Friend1994
DirectorMagnificat1993
DirectorFratelli e sorelle1992
DirectorBix - Eine Interpretation der Legende1991
DirectorÈ proibito ballare
(TV Movie)
1989
DirectorThe Story of Boys & Girls1989
DirectorBride and Groom
(first segment)
1988
DirectorThe Last Minute1987
DirectorHamburger Serenade
(TV Series)
1986
DirectorWeihnachtsgeschenk1986
DirectorDie Abschlußfeier1985
DirectorFreunde und Rivalen1985
DirectorWir drei1984
DirectorEin Schulausflug1983
DirectorRevenge of the Dead1983
DirectorDancing Paradise
(TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes) - Episode #1.3 (1982) - Episode #1.2 (1982) - Episode #1.1 (1982)
1982
DirectorHelp Me Dream1981
DirectorCinema!!!
(TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes) - Episode #1.4 (1979) - Episode #1.3 (1979) - Episode #1.2 (1979) - Episode #1.1 (1979)
1979
DirectorLe strelle nel fosso1979
DirectorJazz Band
(TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes) - Episode #1.3 (1978) - Episode #1.2 (1978) - Episode #1.1 (1978)
1978
DirectorNeun Leichen hat die Woche1977
DirectorThe House with Laughing Windows1976
DirectorHouse of Pleasure for Women1976
DirectorLa mazurka del barone, della santa e del fico fiorone1975
DirectorThomas and the Bewitched1970
DirectorBalsamus l'uomo di Satana1970
RoleTitleYear
ProducerLei mi parla ancora
(executive producer)
2021
ProducerIl signor Diavolo
(producer)
2019
ProducerMuseums of Europe: The Bavarian National Museum
(TV Movie documentary) (producer)
2012
ProducerThe Great Sanctuaries in Europe: Altötting
(TV Movie documentary) (producer)
2012
ProducerSe sei così ti dico sì
(producer)
2011
ProducerThe Friends at the Margherita Cafe
(producer)
2009
ProducerGiovanna's Father
(producer)
2008
ProducerLa prima volta
(producer)
1999
ProducerCaro domani
(TV Series) (producer)
1999
ProducerThe Mayor
(producer)
1997
ProducerBix - Eine Interpretation der Legende
(producer)
1991
ProducerThe Story of Boys & Girls
(producer)
1989
ProducerBride and Groom
(producer)
1988
ProducerHelp Me Dream
(producer)
1981
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentPupi Avati, ieri, oggi, domani
(musician - Rheno Jazz Gang)
2010
Music departmentLe strelle nel fosso
(composer: main theme)
1979
Music departmentJazz Band
(TV Mini-Series) (musician - 3 episodes) - Episode #1.3 (1978) ... (musician) - Episode #1.2 (1978) ... (musician) - Episode #1.1 (1978) ... (musician)
1978
RoleTitleYear
ComposerDancing Paradise
(TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes) - Episode #1.3 (1982) - Episode #1.2 (1982) - Episode #1.1 (1982)
1982
RoleTitleYear
ActorWillkommen, Herr Präsident!
Potere Forte
2013
RoleTitleYear
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSatanik
(assistant director - as Giuseppe Avati)
1968
RoleTitleYear
EditorBride and Groom
(uncredited)
1988
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewUna domenica sì
(presenter)
1986
RoleTitleYear
ThanksA Head for Horror: Lamberto Bava on 'Macabre'
(Video short) (special thanks)
2001
RoleTitleYear
SelfFinding Titles: Se Mi Traduci Mi Cancelli
(Documentary) Self
SelfItaly Possessed: A Brief History of Italian Exorcist Rip-offs
(Documentary) Self
2020
SelfVia con me
(Documentary) Self
2020
SelfNessun nome nei titoli di coda
(Documentary) Self
2020
SelfI miei Sogni in Pellicola
(Documentary) Self
2019
SelfPiero Vivarelli, Life As a B-Movie
(Documentary) Self
2019
SelfLino Capolicchio: Oltre il Giardino
(Documentary) Self
2019
SelfCocktail Bar
(Documentary) Self
2019
SelfBava Puzzle
(Documentary) Self
2018
SelfThe K-Factor
(Video documentary short) Self
2017
SelfUnici
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Caterina Caselli - La donna che visse due volte (2015) ... Self - Guest - Lucio Dalla - A modo mio (2014) ... Self - Guest
2014-2015
Self27 aprile Racconto di un evento
(Documentary) Self
2014
SelfGian Luigi Rondi: Vita, cinema, passione
(Documentary) Self
2014
SelfC'era una volta il prossimamente
(Documentary)
2014
SelfIl viaggio di Pupi
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2013
SelfUn intellettuale in borgata
(Documentary) Self
2013
SelfGothic Tales in Technicolor
(Documentary short) Self
2012
SelfMelina - Con rabbia e con sapere
Self
2012
SelfNoi c'eravamo
(Documentary) Self
2011
SelfSul Set: Dichiarazioni d'amore di Pupi Avati
(Documentary) Self
2011
SelfCase Abbandonate
(Documentary)
2011
SelfFlaiano: Il meglio è passato
(Documentary) Self
2010
SelfPupi Avati, un poeta fuori dal coro
(Documentary)
2010
SelfPortrait Of My Father
(Documentary) Self
2010
SelfPupi Avati, ieri, oggi, domani
Self
2010
SelfPietro Germi - Il bravo, il bello, il cattivo
(Documentary) Self
2009
SelfIl cinema secondo Pupi Avati
(Documentary short) Self
1995
SelfCannes Film Festival
(TV Series) Self - Jury Member - Cérémonie de clôture du 47ème festival de Cannes (1994) ... Self - Jury Member
1994
SelfLe divan
(TV Series documentary) Self - Pupi Avati (1991) ... Self
1991
SelfCinema primo amore
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1990
SelfDomenica in
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 12 October 1986 (1986) ... Self - Domenica in 1986 (1986) ... Self
1986
SelfVenezia: Biennale cinema - Cerimonia per l'assegnazione dei Leoni d'oro 1986
(TV Movie) Self
1986
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageDai nostri inviati: La Rai racconta la Mostra del cinema di Venezia 1980-1989
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2013