Taviani, Paolo

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Taviani, Paolo Gender: M
born on 8 November 1931 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place San Miniato, Italy, 43n41, 10e51
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 14°47' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 19°47 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 20°56'

Paolo Taviani (At right, with Vittorio Taviani at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival)
photo: Georges Biard, license cc-by-sa-3.0


Italian film director and screenwriter. He and his brother Vittorio have always worked together, each directing alternate scenes.

Paolo Taviani's wife Lina Nerli Taviani has been costume designer of many of their films.

At the Cannes Film Festival the Taviani brothers won the Palme d'Or and the FIPRESCI prize for Padre padrone in 1977 and Grand Prix du Jury for La notte di San Lorenzo (The Night of the Shooting Stars, 1982). In 2012 they reached again the top prize in a major festival, winning the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival with Caesar Must Die.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni database, 'entertainment' file quotes birth certificate.


  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Film)
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Screenwriter)