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Ettore Scola, Italian Film Director, Dies at 84

Ettore Scola, Italian Film Director, Dies at 84

Legendary Italian film director Ettore Scola died on Tuesday. He was 84. The five-time Academy Award nominee was pronounced dead at a hospital in Rome after falling ill two days earlier, according to the Associated Press. Scola’s “A Special Day,” costarring Sophia Loren, won the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film in 1978. Among his other achievements was “We All Loved Each Other So Much,” a definitive look at post-World War II Italy. Also Read: Glenn Frey's Death: Hollywood Remembers Eagles Legend “ leaves an enormous hole in Italian culture,” Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said of the director’s passing.

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