L.A. Retrospective, Celebrations Planned for Lina Wertmüller

Oct 07, 2019 709

BY: Ariston Anderson

Lina Wertmüller, the director and writer of films including The Seduction of Mimi, Love and Anarchy and Swept Away, is finally being celebrated stateside for her landmark career, beginning with a series of events this month in Los Angeles.

The Italian filmmaker was the first woman to ever receive an Academy Award nomination for best director in 1976 for her classic film Seven Beauties. The film received four nominations total, including best original screenplay for Wertmüller, best foreign language film and best actor for Giancarlo Giannini.

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SOURCE: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com

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