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Vis·con·ti(vĭs-kōn′tē, vēs-), Luchino Duke of Modrone. 1906-1976.
Italian filmmaker whose Ossessione (1943) helped inaugurate Italian neorealism, a style that emphasized socially conscious stories shot on location with nonprofessional actors.
1. (Biography) the ruling family of Milan from 1277 to 1447
2. (Biography) Luchino, real name Luchino Visconti de Modrone. 1906–76, Italian stage and film director, whose neorealist films include Ossessione (1942). His other films include The Leopard (1963), Death in Venice (1970), and The Innocents (1976)
an Italian family that ruled Milan and Lombardy from 1277 to 1447.