Reports: Italy filmmaker Carlo Lizzani dies at 91

October 5, 2013 • Entertainment

In this Thursday, June 14, 2007 file photo released by the Italian Presidency Press office, Italian filmmaker Carlo Lizzani, left, attends a ceremony at the Quirinale Presidential palace in Rome. Lizzani, a protagonist of Italian Neorealism, has died in Rome, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 at age 91. Lizzani died after a fall from the third-floor balcony of his home in Rome, and that authorities were investigating whether it was a suicide. Lizzani started out as a film critic, then as a writer on such seminal films as Roberto Rossellini’s 1948 “Germany Year Zero” and Giuseppe De Santis’ 1950 film “Bitter Rice,” which earned him an Oscar Login to read more

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