Saturday, 16 January 2010

Gabriella Pescucci...

Costume Designer

The Costumes That Made Them Stars
Tirelli's collaborations with leading Italian and foreign costume designers have had a profound influence on the style of modern cinema, and an exhibit in Italy offers them for appreciation and reminiscence.

Mini Biography
Gabriella Pescucci was born in Rosignano Solvay in Tuscany in 1941 and began her film career as an assistant to Piero Tosi in the late 1960s.
By the 1970s she was working as a costume designer in her own right with several films for Giovanni Patroni Griffi and also for Fellini, making her international debut in 1984 with
'Once Upon a Time in America',
for which she took the first of her two British Film Academy Awards, the second being for
'The Adventures of Baron Munchausen'.
In addition to her film work she has designed for the opera, notably 'La Traviata' at the Archimboldi Theatre, Milan and 'A Masked Ball' at the Kennedy Centre in Washington, D.C.

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