Cristina Airoldi

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Cristina Airoldi

Post by Emiliano » 27/05/2019, 12:49

Cristina Airoldi in Lo strano vizio della signora Wardh (1970)

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Cristina Airoldi, pseudonym of Conchita Airoldi. Originally from Colombia, arrived in Italy, she studied theater with Alessandro Fersen, later becoming a close collaborator.

Her little interpreter career develops mainly in the early seventies. Fascinating, ironic, not very tall but endowed with an energetic beauty and an overwhelming charisma, she made her cinema debut under the pseudonym of Cristina Airoldi in the film Lo strano vizio della signora Wardh (1970) by Sergio Martino, followed by the western Los Amigos (1972), with Franco Nero and Anthony Quinn.

Back to thrilling with Martino in I corpi presentano tracce di violenza carnale (1973) and gets a little role in the refined erotic film La cugina (1974) by Aldo Lado.

After a few years of absence from the scene, in the late seventies she returned to the limelight as associate producer of the film Immacolata e Concetta (1979) by Salvatore Piscitelli.

Subsequently, as owner of Urania Film - which later became Urania Pictures - she gained considerable experience in film and television production. Among the most successful films she produces, there are: "Dellamorte Dellamore" (1994) by Michele Soavi, "Croce and delizia" (1995) by Luciano De Crescenzo, "À ma sœur!" (2001) by Catherine Breillat, Arrivederci amore, ciao (2006) by Michele Soavi, Machan (2008) by Uberto Pasolini and Pasolini (2011) by Abel Ferrara.

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