Paolo Taviani, movie director, died at 92

The Italian film-maker Paolo Taviani, whose gritty biopic “Padre Padrone” won top prize at the Cannes film festival, died at age 92, Rome’s mayor, Roberto Gualtieri, said last month. For more than three decades Taviani and his brother Vittorio formed one of cinema’s greatest directorial duos. “Paolo Taviani, a great maestro of Italian cinema, leaves us,” Gualtieri said on X. The brothers “directed unforgettable, profound, committed films which


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