Vittorio Gassman (1922-2000) - popularly known as Il Mattatore, was an Italian theatre and film actor, as well as director.

Vittorio Gassman - Knight Grand Cross, OMRI - popularly known as 'Il Mattatore' - was a legendary Italian actor and director of theatre and film. He won the Best Actor Award at the 1975 Ĉannes Film Festival for 'Profûmo dí donna'

Luchino Visconti, ragazzo c.1920

Luchino Visconti / Born: Luchino Visconti di Modrone, November 1906 in Milan…

Fellini, Il Maestro

Federico Fellini King of Italian filmmaking As a child going to the circus He was both attracted and repelled by the clowns often putting them in his films in some form :)

Roberto Rossellini - Italian film director and screenwriter.

Italian neorealism was the first postwar cinema to liberate filmmaking from the artificial confines of the studio and, by extension, from the Hollywood-originated studio system.

Luchino Visconti

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