The Tuscan film critic Claudio Carabba, a witty and intelligent man, tireless popularizer and organizer of cultural events, died at the age of 77. The condolences of the Film Critics Union.
We always regret the passing of someone who has dedicated his entire life to his passion for cinema, as a critic and popularizer. Today we are forced to share the announcement of the death of Claudio Carabba, dean of criticism, witty and cultured pen of Corriere della Sera, La Nazione, Paese Sera and L’Europeo, who took place in his sleep, in his Florentine home, at the age of 77.
An intelligent man, sanguine and of great spirit, with a character that summed up the best of Tuscany, Carabba he was the author of important historical essays, not only on cinema, such as “Fascism in comics”, “The Cinema of the Black Twenty Years”, “Corrierino – Corrierona. The illustrated policy of Corriere della Sera”, “Federigo Tozzi” and the most precious “
These are the words of Marco Luceri, coordinator of the Tuscan group of the National Union of Italian Film Critics, who spread the news:
“We learn with immense pain the disappearance of Claudio Carabba. With Carabba an absolute master of journalism and criticism leaves Italian film, a courageous professional and nonconformist, who has been able to enhance cinema in all its forms and contamination, contributing in a fundamental way to the study, seeking, supporting numerous authors, as well as a man of extraordinary humanity and intelligence “