The Italian director Vittorio Taviani in Rome died. He was 88 years old.
The filmmaker has with his brother Vittorio fifteen feature films made, with the famous Padre padrone. That was in 1977 and the Golden Palm at the Cannes film Festival.
The docudrama Cesare deve morire won in 2012 the Golden Bear at the Berlin film Festival.
The director was for some time ill. He will be in the intimate circle cremated, so says his daughter.