Sergio Leone's Tomb

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Sergio Leone's Tomb

The small Cemetery of Pratica di Mare houses the tomb of the famous director Sergio Leone. Here, in the heart of Pomezia, lies the final resting place of a man who left an indelible mark on the world of cinema.

Sergio Leone, one of the great masters of Italian cinema, chose this place as his burial ground, right here where he created cinematic magic in the 1960s, turning Pratica di Mare into a fascinating set for his masterpieces.

The tomb consists of a marble canopy, surrounded by an aura of solemnity and refinement, placed on a platform that can be accessed by climbing three steps.

It is not only the tomb that celebrates his timeless talent. An eloquent inscription Once upon a time, there is, there always will be refers back to his most famous films-such as Once Upon a Time in the West and Once Upon a Time in America – and remains as a constant tribute to his extraordinary artistic personality.

Sergio Leone was a master at creating unforgettable stories, iconic characters and unquestionably unique atmospheres. His passion for cinema made him a legendary director, beloved by generations of moviegoers the world over.