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Italian director Etorre Scola has died in Rome aged 84

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

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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.

Grande #EttoreScolapic.twitter.com/aBZBYVBXGy

— Elena Blesa (@Esdenka) January 20, 2016

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.”

Addio #Maestro.
#EttoreScolapic.twitter.com/CZWhghZOi6

— Davide Simeone (@SimeoneD91) January 20, 2016

A great sadness to learn of the loss of Ettore Scola. Image: “Let's talk about Women” #EttoreScolapic.twitter.com/rcpSHAVFkR

— Les Docs (@lesdocscinema) January 20, 2016

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