Italian screenwriter and director Vittorio Taviani, who made films with his brother Paolo, died on April 15 at age 88. Films that the two directed together include Padre Padrone (1977), which won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, The Night of the Shooting Stars (1982), which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Kaos (1984), and Caesar Must Die, which won the Golden Berlin Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival.
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What a great filmmaker he was. I love Night of Shooting Stars. What a vision he shared with us.