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Carlo Collodi

Italy, 1973 (MIFF 1975)

Director: Agostino Bonomi

Carlo Lorenzini, who wrote under the name of Collodi, is one of the greatest writers of children's books: he is the creator of Pinocchio. This documentary vividly presents the personality of the author, and shows the spread of his work throughout the world.

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