Marco Ferreri

Italian film director, screenwriter, and actor.

Marco Ferreri (11 May 1928 – 9 May 1997) was an Italian film director, screenwriter, and actor, who began his career in the 1950s directing three films in Spain, followed by 24 Italian films before his death in 1997. He is considered one of the greatest European cinematic provocateurs of his time and had a constant presence in the prestigious festival circuit - including eight films in competition in the Cannes film festival and a Golden bear win in the 1991 Berlin film festival. Three of his films are among 100 films selected for preservation for significant contribution to Italian cinema.

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