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Vittorio Taviani

Writer, Director
20 September 1929 to 15 April 2018

An Italian director who formed a filmmaking duo with his younger brother Paolo, Taviani and his brother wrote and directed more than 20 features together including the Palme d’Or-winning Padre Padrone (1977). His other notable work included the Night of the Shooting Stars (1982) and Caesar Must Die (2012).

Read Vittorio Taviani's Guardian obituary here.