Interviewed in "Directors Close Up: Interviews with Directors Nominated for Best Film by the Directors Guild of America", ed. by Jeremy Kagan
, Scarecrow Press, 2006.
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Did You Know?
"I'm so happy that every organ in my body is moving in a very bad way."
- said backstage at the Oscars after he won the Best Actor category.
After his movie Life Is Beautiful
(1997) received seven Academy Award nominations, he met the Italian President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro and said, after shaking his hand: "Now I have the Oscar in my hand!".