Dante Ferretti Poster


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Overview (1)

Born in Macerata, Marche, Italy

Mini Bio (1)

Dante Ferretti was born on February 26, 1943 in Macerata, Marche, Italy. He is known for his work on Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Hugo (2011) and Shutter Island (2010).

Spouse (1)

Francesca Lo Schiavo (? - ?)

Trade Mark (2)

Created the production design for many films of Martin Scorsese, Federico Fellini and Pier Paolo Pasolini.
Frequently works with his wife, set-decorator Francesca Lo Schiavo.

Trivia (5)

Father of Edoardo Ferretti.
In 1999, he simultaneously worked on Martin Scorsese's Bringing Out the Dead (1999) and Julie Taymor's Titus (1999).
As of 2014, of his ten Oscar nominations (among them 3 wins), eight of them were shared with his wife, set-decorator Francesca Lo Schiavo. The other two nominations were one shared with set-decorator Robert J. Franco and a sole nomination as Best Costume Design.
As of 2017, Dante Ferretti worked with director Martin Scorsese on nine feature films. They are The Age of Innocence (1993), Casino (1995), Kundun (1997), Bringing Out the Dead (1999), Gangs of New York (2002), The Aviator (2004), Shutter Island (2010), Hugo (2011) and Silence (2016).
President of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 62nd Venice International Film Festival in 2005.

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