Vittorio Cottafavi

Biography

Italian filmmaker Vittorio Cottafavi is best known for his dramatic historical epics, and though highly respected by a few French critics from the Cahiers du Cinema, he was generally regarded as competent by most reviewers. Born in Modena, Italy Cottafavi first studied law, philosophy and literature before enrolling in Rome's prestigious Centro Sperimentale du Cinematografia. He graduated in the...