Cirino Pomicino

Cirino Pomicino



Cirino Pomicino (1932 - 2018) was an Italian actor and director who was active for over five decades. He was best known for his work in films such as "Il Postino" (1994), "L' Ultimo Bacio" (2001), and "The Best of Youth" (2003).

Born in Naples, Italy, in 1932, Pomicino had a passion for acting from a young age. He began his career in the theater, performing in various productions in Naples, Rome, and Milan. In the 1960s, he began to make a name for himself in the Italian film industry, appearing in several films, including "Il Medico della Mutua", "The Leopard", and "L' Armata Brancaleone".

In the 1970s, Pomicino began to focus more on directing, helming a number of popular films such as "La Bisbetica Domata" (1977), "La Cage aux Folles" (1978), and "La Vita e Bella" (1980). His films were often praised for their wit and charm, and he was seen as a major influence in the Italian film industry.

Pomicino continued to act and direct throughout the 1980s and 90s, appearing in films such as "Il Postino" (1994), "L' Ultimo Bacio" (2001), and "The Best of Youth" (2003). He also directed the popular television miniseries "La Storia della Famiglia" (2003).

In his later years, Pomicino was recognized for his work in the film industry, receiving several awards, including the David di Donatello Award for Best Director and the Nastro d'Argento Award for Best Director. He passed away in 2018, at the age of 86.

Throughout his career, Pomicino was known for his passion for filmmaking and his commitment to the craft. He was a master storyteller, and his films remain beloved by Italian audiences today. His work was an integral part of Italian cinema, and his legacy will continue to live on.

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