Celebrated Italian film-maker Vittorio Taviani has died, elderly 88.
He died after an extended sickness, his daughter mentioned, and could be cremated in a personal rite.
He and his brother Paolo turned into family names in Italy within the 1960s, and launched their newest movie in 2017.
Internationally, their movie Padre Padrone received the Palme D’Or in Cannes in 1977. Docudrama Caesar Must Die received the Golden Bear prize on the Berlin Film Festival in 2012.
Vittorio started learning regulation on the University of Pisa, however dropped out after changing into enthusiastic about cinema.
The Taviani brothers wrote and directed brief motion pictures and produced their first function in 1962. They endured the partnership – each and every taking turns to direct change scenes with the opposite looking at.
The Repubblica newspaper mentioned the 2 masters of Italian cinema had narrated the historical past, truth and contradictions of Italy for the reason that 1960s.
So shut was once their partnership that Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni referred to as them in my opinion “Paolovittorio”.