Mario Bava

Director · Writer · Actor
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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

Going To Pieces: The Rise And Fall Of The Slasher Film Himself (archive footage) 2006
Mario Bava: Maestro of the Macabre Himself 2000
Rabid Dogs Crowd extra 1974
Evil Eye Uncle Augusto (uncredited) 1963
(see additional filmography)
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