Carla Gravina


Carla Gravina Biography

Carla Gravina (born 5 August 1941) is an Italian actress and politician. She appeared in 40 films between 1957 and 1993.

Life and career

Born in Gemona, Gravina made her film debut at fifteen years old, in Alberto Lattuada's Guendalina. Very active in films and on television series, both in comedic and dramatic roles, from the late 1970s she gradually focused her activities on stage and in political activism, being a PCI deputy between 1980 and 1983.

During her career Gravina won a number of international awards, including the Silver Sail for best actress for her performance in Alessandro Blasetti's Love and Chatter at the 1958 Locarno International Film Festival, the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Ettore Scola's La terrazza at the 1980 Cannes Film Festival, and the award for Best Actress for Margarethe von Trotta's The Long Silence at the 1993 Montreal World Film Festival.

Selected filmography

  • Love and Chatter (1957)
  • Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958)
  • First Love (1959)
  • Policarpo (1959)
  • Esterina (1959)
  • Everybody Go Home (1960)
  • Five Branded Women (1960)
  • A Day for Lionhearts (1961)
  • A Bullet for the General (1966)
  • Bandits in Milan (1968)
  • The Seven Cervi Brothers (1968)
  • Cuore di mamma (1969)
  • The Lady of Monza (1969)
  • The Invisible Woman (1969)
  • Il segno del comando (1971)
  • Without Apparent Motive (1971)
  • Il caso Pisciotta (1972)
  • Alfredo, Alfredo (1972)
  • Tony Arzenta (1973)
  • The Inheritor (1973)
  • The Antichrist (1974)
  • And Now My Love (1974)
  • Boomerang (1976)
  • La terrazza (1980)
  • Days of Inspector Ambrosio (1988)
  • The Long Silence (1993)



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