Vittorio Taviani
Date of Birth
Sep 20, 1929
Birth Place:
San Miniato, Pisa, Italy


Italian filmmaker Vittorio Taviani and his younger brother Paolo (1931- ) might just as well be joined at the hip; it is all but impossible to write of one brother without mentioning the other. The son of an anti-fascist lawyer who suffered mightily during the Mussolini years, Vittorio attended the University of Pisa, studying law while brother Paolo majored in liberal arts. Once the Tavianis...