Loquis: Monicelli in Via dei Serpenti

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Monicelli in Via dei Serpenti

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Published on:  2018-02-16 06:12:00

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At Monti, Monicelli lives for years, in a bohemian loft in Via dei Serpenti. Born in Viareggio, in 1915 by parents from Mantua, at a young age he moved to Rome, which has always defined his city Monicelli was one of the most famous and appreciated Italian directors, together with Dino Risi and Luigi Comencini, he was one of the greatest exponents of the Italian comedy, which helped to make known abroad also with films like « Guardie e Ladri », « Big Deal on Madonna street », « The Great War », « For Love and Gold », « My Friends », « Il Marchese del Grillo »: Oscar-winner for six times and winner of numerous film awards, in 99 he received the Leone d’Oro for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Film Festival. After the end of the shooting of the « I picari », Mario Monicelli has a serious car accident near Bracciano.The last partner, Chiara Rapaccini, was 40 years younger than him, now exhausted by a bad disease and hospitalized on the evening of December 29, 2010 at 9 pm, Monicelli, at 95 years old, decided to take his own life by throwing himself into the void from the window of the room .

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