Marina Cicogna, famous producer of some of the most important masterpieces of the Italian seventh art, died on November 4 at the age of 89. Corriere della Sera announced the passing of the Countess of cinema after a life devoted to the seventh art.
marina cicogna, a life dedicated to cinema
From a passion for the big screen from an early age to a prominent place as one of Europe’s most important producers, Marina Cicogna’s life has always moved freely between work and private life. On Saturday 4 November, the Countess of cinema, born Marina Cicogna Mozzoni Volpi di Misurata, passed away in her home in Rome surrounded by the affection of her partner Benedetta Gardona.
In her career Marina Cicogna has worked as a producer, actress, screenwriter, photographer and writer. Among her productions we find The day of the owl, Once Upon a Time in the West, Brother sun, sister moon, Mimì metalworker wounded in honor And We’ll call him Andrea.
In 1970 the actress won a David di Donatello for best film thanks to the film Investigation of a citizen above suspicion directed by Elio Petri. In May of this year Marina Cicogna (PHOTO) had been awarded the David for Lifetime Achievement for his contribution to the seventh art. In the same month the publication of I still hope. A story of life and cinema.