Osvaldo Langini

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Osvaldo Langini (born March 5, 1922 in Varese ; † June 18, 2016 ) was an Italian film director and screenwriter .


Langini completed a degree in law , and was a student of the Experimental Center of Cinematography . For many years he was active as an assistant director in various European countries. In his home country he directed two films himself based on his own script; his debut Il richiamo del ghiacciaio from 1952 was followed four years later by the war film Ciao pais… .

In addition, Langini published several books on rivers and the Alps.


  • 1952: Il richiamo del ghiacciaio
  • 1956: Ciao pais ...

Publications (selection)

  • 1962: Garda, in: L'Universo vol. 42. Istituto geografico militare.
  • 1977: Valsesia - la verde valle del Monte Rosa. IGDA Novara.
  • 1982: Rhone: la vie d'un grand fleuve. Editions Troislangues.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Tra Agra e Colmegna si sono spente per semper le luci sul set per il solitario regista Langini , accessed on November 20, 2017 ( Italian )
  2. ^ Roberto Poppi: Dizionario del cinema italiano. I registers. Gremese Editore, Rome 2002, p. 234