Dardano Sacchetti

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Dardano Sacchetti
Born1944 [1]
Occupation Screenwriter

Dardano Sacchetti (born 1944) is a screenwriter who often worked with Italian directors Lamberto Bava and Lucio Fulci.

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Screenwriting

Sacchetti was born in 1944. [1] His first screen credit was for Dario Argento's film The Cat o' Nine Tails . [1] He predominantly worked with Lucio Fulci and Lamberto Bava. [1]

He has worked with several television film projects with Lamberto Bava in the later half of the 1980s. [1] Sacchetti stated that for his screenplays, he would only learn who the director would be a week before the film went into production. [2]

Producers such as De Angelis would come to him and ask him to write two to five lines for a film in various genres such as adventure films, westerns and pornography. [2] Following this posters would be made for the films. When Foreign production had found interest in his write-ups, he would state that De Angelis would phone him and tell him which of the stories he had potential to sell and to write the scripts immediately. [2]

He has worked with several television film projects with Lamberto Bava in the later half of the 1980s. [1] As of 2017, Sacchetti was still writing for film and television. [1]

Partial filmography

Note: The films listed as N/A are not necessarily chronological.
TitleYearCredited asNotesRef(s)
ScreenwriterScreen story authorOther
The Cat o' Nine Tails 1971Yes [3]
A Bay of Blood Yes [4] [5]
Emergency Squad 1974YesYes [6]
Manhunt in the City 1975YesYes [7]
Mark of the Cop YesYes [7]
Mark Shoots First YesYes [8]
Rome Armed to the Teeth 1976Yes [9]
Cross Shot Yes [10]
Free Hand for a Tough Cop YesYes [11] | [12]
Mark Strikes Again Yes [13]
The Cynic, the Rat and the Fist 1977Yes [14]
Destruction Force Yes [15]
Stunt Squad YesYes [16]
A Man Called Magnum YesYes [17]
Sette note in nero YesYes [18]
Shock Yes [19]
Zombi 2 1979YesUncredited [20] [21]
City of the Living Dead 1980YesYes [22] [23]
The Beyond 1981YesYes [24] [25]
The House by the Cemetery Yes [26] [27]
The New York Ripper 1982Yes [28] [29]
Manhattan Baby YesYes [30] [31]
The Scorpion with Two Tails Yes [32] [33]
Amityville II: The Possession YesUncredited [34]
1990: The Bronx Warriors YesYes [35] [36]
Ironmaster 1983Yes [37]
A Blade in the Dark YesYes [38] [39]
The Atlantis Interceptors YesYes [40] [41]
Warriors of the Year 2072 1984YesYes [42] [43]
Demons 1985YesYes [44] [45]
Cut and Run YesYes [46] [47]
Demons 2 1986YesYes [48] [49]
Body Count 1986Yes [50] [51] [52]
Specters 1987YesSacchetti claims he did not work on this script. [53]
The Church 1989YesUncredited. [54] [55]
The Teddy Bear 1994Yes [56] [57]
L'importante è non farsi notare1979N/AYes [58]
Scusi lei è normale? N/AYesYes [59]
Cannibal Apocalypse N/AYes [60]
La cameriera seduce i villeggiantiN/AYes [61]
The Last Hunter N/AYes [62]
Pierino il fichissimoN/AYesYes [63]
Blue Island N/AYesYes [64]
Pierino la peste alla riscossaN/AYesYes [65]
Thunder Warrior N/AYesYes [66]
Exterminators of the Year 3000 N/AYesYes [67]
Monster Shark N/AYes [68]
Impatto mortale N/AYesYes [69]
Man Hunt N/AYes [70]
Midnight Killer N/AYesYes [71]
Evil Senses N/AYes [72]
Superfantagenio N/AYes [73]
Thunder Warrior II N/AYesYes [74]
Colpo di StatoN/AYesYes [75]
Karate Warrior N/AYesYes [76]
Delta Force Commando N/AYesYes [77]
I predatori della pietra magicaN/AYesYes [78]
Ratman N/AYesYes [79]
Il ragazzo dal kimono d'oro 2N/AYesYes [80]
Afganistan - The Last War BusN/AYesYes [81]
Bye Bye VietnamN/AYesYes [82]
I ragazzi del 42° plotoneN/AYesYes [83]
MoneyN/AYesYes [84]
L'angelo con la pistolaN/AYesYes [85]
Il ragazzo dal kimono d'oro 3N/AYesYes [86]
Italia '90 - Notti magicheN/AYesYes [87]
Alibi perfettoN/AYesYes [88]
Alex l'arieteN/AYesYes [89]
Bastardi N/AYes [90]
Blood of the Losers N/AYesYes [91]
Tulpa N/AYes [92]
Roma nuda... come tutto ebbe inizio 2013N/AYesYes [93]
La madre 2013N/AYesYes [94]

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