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Lina Wertmuller

Director

Born - 14 August 1928, Rome, Italy
Died - 9 December 2021

Bespectacled, mop-haired Italian director, much in vogue in the 1970s, when several of her films, often with controversial themes, were successfully shown at festivals, and she became the first woman to be nominated for a directing Oscar, with Seven Beauties (1975). Other work included The Basilisks (1963), Let's Talk About Men (1965), Don't Sting the Mosquito (1967), The Seduction of Mimi (1971), Love & Anarchy (1973), Swept Away (1974), A Night Full of Rain (1977), Blood Feud (1978), A Joke of Destiny (1982), Camorra (1985), Summer Night with Greek Profile, Almond Eyes and Scent of Basil (1986), Saturday, Sunday and Monday (1990), Ciao, Professore! (1992), The Nymph (1996), Ferdinando and Carolina (1999), Too Much Romance...It's Time for Stuffed Peppers (2004) and Carmen (2010), her last. Her husband, film production designer Enrico Job, died in 2008.