Died a famous Italian film Director, his films also he was twice nominated for “Oscar”
In Rome died directed by Franco Zeffirelli. At the time of his death he was 96 years old, says RBC.
This was announced on Twitter by the mayor of Florence Dario Nardella.
“Franco Zeffirelli’s died this morning. One of the greatest men of world culture,” wrote Nardelli and added that Florence would never forget the Director.
According to the Agency ANSA, Zeffirelli died at his home surrounded by adopted sons. The Director died after a long illness, his condition deteriorated in recent months. Farewell to Zeffirelli will be held on Capitol square in Rome, he was buried in Florence at the cemetery of Porta Santa.
Zeffirelli began his career in the late 1940s years as an actor and theatre artist. In 1950’s he started directing theatre and Opera productions.
First directorial work in the Zeffirelli movie was “Camping” in 1957. His most famous films were “the taming of the shrew” (1967), “Romeo and Juliet” (1968), “hamlet” (1990), “Jane Eyre” (1996).
His films “La Traviata” and “Romeo and Juliet” was nominated for the award “Oscar”, “La Traviata” was also a BAFTA award.
Recall that In the river died a famous film Director. On June 11 after a long battle with a difficult illness on 78 th year of life died a famous Dnieper Director, honored worker of arts of Ukraine Mykola Voloshin. This was announced by the staff of the Dnieper academic theatre of drama and Comedy, in which the last few years, Nicholas G. was appointed as head of the troupe.
During his long creative life of Nikolai Voloshin has worked as a Director of the Dnepropetrovsk theater. Shevchenko, the chief Director of the Dnepropetrovsk circus, the chief Director of the Dnipropetrovsk regional Philharmonic.
Shortly before leaving the life of Nikolay Grigoryevich managed to realize his dream in the beginning of may in the Blue hall of the theatre of drama and Comedy with the successful premiere of his play “One day in Brighton”. The Director at that time was already in the hospital he unfortunately never managed to see the theatre.
We will remind, suddenly died a famous Ukrainian showman: “king of stage”.
As reported Politeka, the second died in 3 days the actor from “Peculiarities of national hunting”: the details of the tragedy.
Politeka also wrote that the death of the son of the famous Russian actor: “convulsed”, the mysterious part.