His influential work in the horror genre during the s and s, particularly in the subgenre known as giallo has led him to being referred to as the "Master of the Thrill"  and the "Master of Horror". Romero 's script consultant on Dawn of the Dead , of which he also composed the soundtrack with his long-time collaborators Goblin. Argento was born in Rome , the son of Sicilian film producer and executive Salvatore Argento — and Brazilian photographer Elda Luxardo, who was of Italian ancestry. He began his career in film as a critic, writing for various magazines while still attending high school. Argento did not attend college, electing rather to take a job as a columnist at the newspaper Paese Sera. While working at the newspaper, Argento also began working as a screenwriter. His most notable work was for Sergio Leone ; he and Bernardo Bertolucci collaborated on the story for the spaghetti western Once Upon a Time in the West. Argento began work on his directorial debut, the giallo film The Bird with the Crystal Plumage , which was released in and was a major hit in Italy.
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After the Weinstein scandal in , she became a leader of the " MeToo " women's rights movement. Her father is Dario Argento , an Italian film director, producer and screenwriter, well known for his work in the Italian giallo genre and for his influence on modern horror and slasher movies. When Argento was born in Rome, the city registry office refused to acknowledge "Asia" as an appropriate name, and instead officially inscribed her as "Aria" a name accepted by the city registry. Argento has mentioned in interviews that she does not have a close relationship with her father. I never acted out of ambition; I acted to gain my father's attention.
The Italian actress and director Asia Argento was among the first women in the movie business to publicly accuse the producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault. She became a leading figure in the MeToo movement. Her boyfriend, the culinary television star Anthony Bourdain, eagerly joined the fight. But in the months that followed her revelations about Mr. Weinstein last October, Ms. She was The age of consent in California is
Italian actress, film director and model. English Wikipedia. BnF authorities.