Mario Bava

Director · Writer · Actor
IVA Star Rating : 47
Mario Bava was an Italian filmmaker who worked variously as a director, screenwriter, cinematographer, and special effects artist. He is frequently referred to as the "Master of Italian Horror" and the "Master of the Macabre". His low-budget genre films, known for their distinctive visual flair and stylish technical ingenuity, feature recurring themes... read more

Mario Bava was an Italian filmmaker who worked variously as a director, screenwriter, cinematographer, and special effects artist. He is frequently referred to as the "Master of Italian Horror" and the "Master of the Macabre". His low-budget genre films, known for their distinctive visual flair and stylish technical ingenuity, feature recurring themes and imagery concerning the conflict between illusion and reality, and the destructive capacity of human nature.

Born

Friday, 31 July 1914

Died

Sunday, 27 April 1980

Actor Filmography

Mario Bava: Maestro of the Macabre Himself / Self 2000
Rabid Dogs Crowd extra 1974
Baron Blood Man Passing by the Castle 1972
Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs Angel with Harp 1966
The Evil Eye Uncle Augusto 1963
Caltiki, the Immortal Monster Mexican at Police Station 1959
(see additional filmography)
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