Aiace Parolin, Italian cinematographer, Died at 96


Aiace Parolin was born on March 28, 1920, in Cagliari and died on November 19, 2016.

He was an Italian film cinematographer.

When he was young age Parolin moved to Rome where he studied mechanical drawing at the Technical Institute.

In 1935, Parolin was hired as a camera maintenance engineer by film company Cines.

Parolin first worked on set in 1947, as second assistant cameraman in the Giuseppe De Santis’ drama film Tragic Hunt.

In 1953, he debuted as a cameraman under Leonida Barboni, and in 1961 he made his debut as a cinematographer on Alfredo Giannetti’s Day by Day, Desperately.

Parolin was best known for his long professional relationship with Pietro Germi, with whom he collaborated from 1964 until Germi’s death.

Aiace Parolin passed away at 96 years old.