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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 20 September 1929San Miniato, Tuscany, Italy

Mini Bio (1)

Vittorio Taviani studied law at the University of Pisa, becoming interested in the cinema after seeing Roberto Rossellini's Paisan (1946). After writing and directing short films and plays with his brother Paolo, he made his first feature in 1962. The brothers have continued to work together ever since, with each directing alternate scenes with the other watching but never interfering.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

Trivia (4)

Father of Francesca Taviani.
Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1984.
Recipient of the Sergei Parajanov award at the Yerevan Int'l Film Festival.

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