Grazia Volpi

Grazia Volpi (29 March 1941 – 7 February 2020) was an Italian film producer. She was one of the first women in Italy who achieved the position of film producer.

Grazia Volpi
Born
Rosanna Grazia Volpi

(1941-03-29)29 March 1941
Died7 February 2020(2020-02-07) (aged 78)
Viareggio, Italy
OccupationFilm Producer
Years active1968-2020
Spouse(s)Roberto Perpignani

BiographyEdit

She started working in the late 1960s as general organizer and production manager on the set of the Taviani brothers' films.[1]

Then she became coordinator of "Una Cooperativa Cinematografica", a production company created by the Taviani brothers in 1973. In 1975 she made her debut as a film producer for the Aata cooperative with the films Quanto è bello lu murire acciso by Ennio Lorenzini and The Suspect by Francesco Maselli.[2]

In 2012 she won the David di Donatello for the best producer for the film Caesar Must Die, directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani.

Personal life and deathEdit

She was married to film editor Roberto Perpignani. Volpi died on 7 February 2020, at the age of 78.[3]

Partial filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Masterclass con la produttrice Grazia Volpi". cinemaconigiovani.it. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Grazia Volpi". news.cinecitta.com. 11 January 2002. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  3. ^ "Morta Grazia Volpi, produttrice dei Taviani". news.cinecitta.com. 8 February 2020. Retrieved 9 February 2020.

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