Ermanno, Olmetto: Tony Gentile / Reuters
In Asiago died Italian Director Ermanno Olmi. On Monday, may 7, according to Ansa.
The filmmaker was 86 years old. He died surrounded by his wife and two sons in the hospital, where he was hospitalized three days ago because of the worsening of the disease.
The Director will be buried in a closed ceremony.
“Ermanno Olmi we lost the master of cinema and the greatest example of culture and life, his enchanted sight made us understand the roots of our country,” reacted to the death of the Director, the Prime Minister of Italy Paolo Gentiloni.
Ermanno Olmi is the author of such films as “Time stopped”, “the Legend of the Holy drunkard” and “the Medici Grand knight of war”. For the film “Tree of wooden clogs” he was awarded the “Golden palm” at the Cannes film festival.
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