Liliana Cavani
Date of Birth
Jan 12, 1936
Birth Place:
Carpi, Italy

Biography

By 1989, director Liliana Cavani had made ten feature films and seven documentaries for RAI, Italian television. She went to work for the national network in the mid 1960s, soon after graduating from the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome. Most of Cavani's feature films are based on fictional historical or mythological characters. In I Cannibali (1969), she used the myth of Antigone to...