Perugia, June 15
...and they still call him Terence Hill
The Umbria-Greece Cultural Association "Alarico Silvestri", the University for Foreigners' Social Centre, and the Cineforum "Sergio Leone" (affiliated with FIC) have organized for Saturday, June 16, at 5:50p.m., in Saint Cecilia's Auditorium in Perugia, a meeting with Terence Hill, who is currently busy in Gubbio filming the TV series Don Matteo. Hill will talk about his career with the film critic Fabio Melelli, and with the public, as the promoters of the event hope.
The Professor Claudia Minciotti Tsoukas will talk about Alarico Silvestri, a native of Amelia in Umbria, who is a relative of Terence Hill's (born Mario Girotti), and who participated as a red-shirt (garabaldino) in the Greek-Turkish war for independence, perishing in Domokos in 1987.
From "Film TV" No. 24 from 16/6/02
|Below are two press releases kindly sent us by the critic Fabio Melelli, who will interview Terence on Saturday.|
Still Call Him Terence Hill
Saturday, June 15, Terence Hill with meet some residents of Perugia in Saint Cecilia's Auditorium during an event organized by the Umbria-Greece Cultural Association and by the University for Foreigners' Social Centre together with the Cineforum "Sergio Leone".
Beginning at 6:00 p.m., Terence Hill will discuss the major steps in his career as an actor and a director.
He exploded onto the scene in the '60s during the spaghetti-western era with the film God Forgives... I Don't!. He also worked at times behind the camera, directing in 1983 Don Camillo, and in 1991 the television series Lucky Luke, and in 1994 the film Troublemakers, in which after many years apart, the Spencer-Hill partnership was reunited.
On Saturday, there will be a presentation on Alarico Silvestri, an ancestor of Terence Hill's from Umbria, a red-shirt (garibaldino) who became famous in the Greek-Turkish war for independence and perished at Domokos in 1897.
Unique for a star, Hill's popularity has remained constant during the thirty-year span of his career. Terence Hill has even managed to reinvent himself recently by portraying the character of Don Matteo, the lead in the popular TV series Don Matteo, set in our region of Italy, and which is just completing filming the new season's episodes.
During his career, Terence Hill has also worked with Sergio Leone in two films produced by the famous director of A Fistful of Dollars: My Name is Nobody directed by Tonino Valerii, and The Genius directed by Damiano Damiani.
An accomplished comic actor, Terence Hill has also tackled dramatic roles in films such as March or Die, The True and the False, The Leopard, The Tough and the Mighty, Revenge of Trinity.
Together with Bud Spencer in the '60s, Hill created a very successful film recipe mixing action and comedy in an irresistible mix of entertainment and excitement in a series of eight films directed by very capable directors such as Enzo Barboni, Giuseppe Colizzi and Sergio Corbucci.
| They Still Call Him Terence Hill
The Umbria-Greece Cultural Association "Alarico Silvestri", together with the University for Foreigners' Social Centre, and the Cineforum "Sergio Leone" have organized for Saturday, June 16, at 5:50 p.m., in Saint Cecilia's Auditorium in Perugia, a meeting with actor/director Terence Hill.
Terence Hill, currently busy in Gubbio filming the television series Don Matteo, will talk about his career and answer questions from the public and from the film critic Fabio Melelli, who will review the major steps of Hill's career.
Professor Claudio Minciotti Tsoukas will discuss Alarico Silvestri, an ancestor of Terence Hill's from Amelia in Umbria, who fought as a red-shirt (garibaldino) in the Greek-Turkish war for independence and perished at Domokos in 1897.
Hill first gained fame in the '60s during the era of the Italian westerns, then for many years Terence Hill was the partner of Bud Spencer forming the famous comedy/action film duo. In recent years, he has dedicated himself to the television series Don Matteo, filmed on location in our region of Italy.
In his long film career, Hill has even worked with Visconi in the film The Leopard, in which he played the red-shirt (garibaldino) Count Cavriaghi.
Terence Hill is an actor who has managed to maintain his enormous popularity through the years, constantly renewing his bond with the public, and earning the respect of each new generation of fans.