Ruggero Maccari
Ruggero Maccari was an Italian
Italy , officially the Italian Republic languages]] under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages. In each of these, Italy's official name is as follows:;;;;;;;;), is a unitary parliamentary republic in South-Central Europe. To the north it borders France, Switzerland, Austria and...

Screenwriters or scriptwriters or scenario writers are people who write/create the short or feature-length screenplays from which mass media such as films, television programs, Comics or video games are based.-Profession:...


Specially known by his collaboration with film director and screenwriter Ettore Scola. He wrote Commedia all'italiana
Commedia all'italiana
Commedia all'italiana or Italian-style comedy is an Italian film genre. It is widely considered to have started with Mario Monicelli's I soliti ignoti in 1958 and derives its name from the title of Pietro Germi's Divorzio all'italiana .-Stars:Vittorio Gassman, Ugo...

 films such as The Easy Life
The Easy Life
The Easy Life is a 1962 Italian cult movie directed by Dino Risi. It is considered Risi's masterpiece and one of the most famous examples of Commedia all'italiana film genre.-Plot:...

, Brutti sporchi e cattivi , or Adua e le compagne
Adua e le compagne
Adua and Friends is a 1960 Italian film directed by Antonio Pietrangeli with a collaborative screenplay by the film's director together with Ruggero Maccari, Ettore Scola and Tullio Pinelli...



He was nominated to the Academy Award for Dino Risi's Profumo di donna
Profumo di donna
Profumo di donna is a Commedia all'italiana film directed by Dino Risi in 1974 based on Il buio e il miele, a story by Giovanni Arpino. Both Risi and the leading actor Vittorio Gassman won important Italian and French awards...


He won a David di Donatello
David di Donatello
David di Donatello, named after Donatello's David, is a movie award assigned each year for cinematic performances and production by Ente David di Donatello, part of Accademia del Cinema Italiano. It is the Italian equivalent to the Academy Award. There are 24 categories as of 2006.- History :The...

 for Ettore Scola's La famiglia
La famiglia (1987 film)
La famiglia is an Italian award-winning 1987 film, directed by Ettore Scola and starred by Vittorio Gassman, Fanny Ardant, Philippe Noiret and Stefania Sandrelli...

; and he was a 4 time Nastro d'Argento
Nastro d'Argento
The Nastro d'Argento is a movie award assigned each year, since 1946, for cinematic performances and production by Sindacato Nazionale dei Giornalisti Cinematografici Italiani, the association of Italian film critics...

 winner for La famiglia, Scola's Passione d'amore and A Special Day
A Special Day
A Special Day is a 1977 Italian language film which tells the story of a housewife and her neighbor who stay at home in Rome on the day that Adolf Hitler visits Benito Mussolini. It stars Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni and John Vernon, and was directed by Ettore Scola. The film was a...

, and Antonio Pietrangeli
Antonio Pietrangeli
Antonio Pietrangeli was an Italian film director and screenwriter. Pietrangeli was a major practitioner of the Commedia all'italiana genre.-Biography:...

's Io la conoscevo bene
Io la conoscevo bene
Io la conoscevo bene or I Knew Her Well is a 1965 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Antonio Pietrangeli and starring Stefania Sandrelli.-Awards:...


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