The Italian director Vittorio Taviani, who together with his younger brother Paolo has signed up for some masterful trans-alpine films, is at the age of 88 in Rome died. This Italian media yesterday reported on the authority of sources in his family.
The filmmaker has with his brother, fifteen feature-length films made, the most 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.