'Pinocchio' Costume Designer Mined His Own Collection of Vintage Clothes for the Film

Apr 21, 2021 877

BY: Fawnia Soo Hoo

Italian director Matteo Garrone's Pinocchio is not the sunny, cheery cartoon tale of your childhood memories. The Gomorrah auteur's darker, yet thrillingly fantastical adaptation remains true to Carlo Collodi's The Adventures of Pinocchio, which began as a weekly series of cautionary children's tales set in the impoverished Tuscan countryside.

Costume designer Massimo Cantini Parrini, who just received his first Academy Award nomination for the film, also walks the line of spectacular realism for the age-old story of the mischievous sentient puppet (Federico Ielapi), carved by lonely carpenter Geppetto (Roberto Benigni).

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