Luchino Visconti


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Noun1.Luchino Visconti - Italian filmmaker (1906-1976)
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It was through this line of work he met stage and film director Luchino Visconti, who then hired him to help with his 1949 take on Shakespearean tragedy Troilus and Cressida.
Zeffirelli, a native of Florence, was the last of a generation of Italian film luminaries who came of age after World War Two, including Federico Fellini, Luchino Visconti and Vittorio De Sica.
Zeffirelli began his careeras a protege of Luchino Visconti, who gave himhis first career break in 1948, when he worked alongside surrealist artist Salvador Dali to create the stage design for a production of William Shakespeare's "As You Like It," at Rome's Teatro Eliseo.
Often appreciated more by the public than critics, Zeffirelli was the last of a generation of Italian film giants who came of age after World War Two, including Federico Fellini, Luchino Visconti and Vittorio De Sica.
The 69th Berlin International Film Festival, in her honour, will screen a selection of the actress' best-known films, including Luchino Visconti's 'The Damned' (1969), Ozon's 'Swimming Pool' and 'Under the Sand' (2000), Woody Allen's 'Stardust Memories' (1980) and 'The Verdict' (1982) from director Sidney Lumet, confirmed The Hollywood Reporter.
Over the years, he said, their contents have attracted director Luchino Visconti; actor Marcello Mastroianni; poet Giovanni Pascoli; Giuseppe Mazzini, a leading activist for the unification of Italy; countless royals and Lucca's most famous local son, composer Giacomo Puccini.
These ideas are applied to examine classic Italian films by Luchino Visconti, Roberto Rossellini, and Michelangelo Antonioni.
Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge, Hedda Gabler) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti's 1943 film.