Filmmaker Retrospective: The Passionate Cinema of Luchino Visconti

The Leopard (1963)

Born to upper class Italian nobility in 1906, Luchino Visconti was raised in an environment of high culture, becoming involved in theatre and music at a young age. During World War II he grew critical of his lavish upbringing, joining the Communist party and focusing his films on the lower class of Italy. Visconti was […]