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Vittorio Taviani, of Italian brother directing team, dead at 88

Vittorio Taviani, of Italian brother directing team, dead at 88
From CBC - April 15, 2018

Prize-winning Italian film director Vittorio Taviani has died at the age of 88.

With his brother Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani created masterpieces of the Italian cinema whichclaimed top honours at the Cannes and Berlin film festivals.

Italian President Sergio Mattarella said in a statement that Taviani's death Sunday after a long illness "is a great loss for Italian cinema and culture, which are losing an undeniable and beloved protagonist."

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