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portrait Paolo & Vittorio Taviani, Italy

Paolo Taviani studied in Pisa and started working in cinema. He worked allways with his older brother Vittorio, who died in 2018. The Taviani brothers became widely known for their feature film Padre Padrone. In 1982, in their feature film La notte di San Lorenzo, they told an episode from the War of resistance between the Resistenza and the fascist militia in the year of 1944. Paolo and Vittorio Taviani are considered to be among the most important Italian directors.