Italian film-maker Vittorio Taviani dies

Italian film-maker Vittorio Taviani dies
 

Celebrated Italian film-maker Vittorio Taviani has died, aged 88.
He died after a long illness, his daughter said, and would be cremated in a private ceremony.
He and his brother Paolo became household names in Italy in the 1960s, and released their latest film in 2017.
Internationally, their film Padre Padrone won the Palme D'Or in Cannes in 1977. Docudrama Caesar Must Die won the Golden Bear prize at the Berlin Film Festival in 2012.
Vittorio began studying law at the University of Pisa, but dropped out after becoming interested in cinema.
The Taviani brothers wrote and directed short... read more

 
15 April 2018 in World News, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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