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Italian director Etorre Scola has died in Rome aged 84

The Italian screen writer and director Ettore Scola has died in Rome at the age of 84. Scola, was considered one of the last greats of Italian

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Italian director Etorre Scola has died in Rome aged 84

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The Italian screen writer and director Ettore Scola has died in Rome at the age of 84.

Scola, was considered one of the last greats of Italian cinema. Over a forty-year career he won prizes at prestigious film festivals such as Cannes and Moscow.

His movies include the Oscar-nominated “A Special Day” which featured Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni.

Italian premier Matteo Renzi said Scola had an incomparable way of reading Italian society and said in a tweet that his death “leaves an huge void in Italian culture.”