Rino DiSilvestro

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database


Salvatore Di Silvestro, best known as Rino Di Silvestro (30 January 1932 - 3 October 2009) was an Italian director, screenwriter, producer and actor.

Born in Rome, Di Silvestro became first known thanks to Op bop pop nip, a piece he wrote, directed and starred, which was continuously represented at the Teatro delle Muse in Rome from 1962 to 1966.[1] After having collaborated uncredited to the screenplays of a number of genre films, in 1973 he made his debut as director with Women in Cell Block 7, a film which his regarded as the first Italian women in prison film.[1][2]


  1. Roberto Poppi. I registi: dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2002. ISBN 8884401712.
  2. Marco Giusti (2 November 2009). "Maestro Di Silvestro". Nocturno. Retrieved 22 June 2015.

Pages in category "Rino DiSilvestro"

The following 4 pages are in this category, out of 4 total.

  • Grindhouse Database Newsletter
  • Exploitation books
  • Kung fu movies
  • Giallo BluRay