A Man for Burning

A Man for Burning
Un uoo da bruciare
Directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani
Valentino Orsini
Music by Gianfranco Intra
Cinematography Antonio Secchi
Release dates
  • 1962 (1962)
Country Italy
Language Italian

Un uomo da bruciare (internationally released as A Man for Burning) is a 1962 Italian drama film. It is the first feature film directed by Valentino Orsini and Paolo and Vittorio Taviani.[1]

It entered the 1962 Venice Film Festival, in which it won the Italian Film Critics Award.[2]

It is based on the life of the Sicilian union organizer Salvatore Carnevale.[3]



  1. Peter E. Bondanella. A history of Italian cinema. Continuum International Publishing Group, 2009.
  2. Pier Marco De Santi. I film di Paolo e Vittorio Taviani. Gremese Editore, 1988.
  3. Gian Piero Brunetta. The history of Italian cinema. Princeton University Press, 2009.

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