Piero Tosi

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For the castrato singer, see Pier Francesco Tosi.
Piero Tosi
Born (1927-04-10) April 10, 1927 (age 90)
Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Occupation Costume designer

Piero Tosi (born April 10, 1927) is an Italian costume designer.

Biography[edit]

His film credits include Senso, Bellissima, The Leopard, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, Death in Venice, The Night Porter, and La Traviata.

He is particularly known for his exhaustively researched and meticulously, intricately detailed historical costumes.

He won the David di Donatello for Best Costumes twice, as well as the 50th Anniversary David in 2006. He also won the BAFTA Award for Best Costume Design twice, and has been nominated for the Academy Award for Costume Design five times.

For his personal achievements in costume design over 75 years, he was awarded an Academy Honorary Award on November 16, 2013.[1]

Partial filmography[edit]

Year Title Director Notes
1951 Bellissima Luchino Visconti
1954 Senso Luchino Visconti
1957 White Nights Luchino Visconti
1959 Policarpo Mario Soldati
1960 Rocco and His Brothers Luchino Visconti
1960 Love in Rome Dino Risi
1960 Il bell'Antonio Mauro Bolognini
1961 On the Tiger's Back Luigi Comencini
1961 The Lovemakers Mauro Bolognini
1962 Careless Mauro Bolognini
1963 The Leopard Luchino Visconti Nominated - Academy Award for Best Costume Design
1963 The Organizer Mario Monicelli
1963 Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Vittorio De Sica
1964 The Ape Woman Marco Ferreri
1967 The Stranger Luchino Visconti
1968 Ghosts - Italian Style Renato Castellani
1968 Spirits of the Dead Federico Fellini
Louis Malle
Roger Vadim
1969 The Damned Luchino Visconti
1969 Medea Pier Paolo Pasolini
1970 Metello Mauro Bolognini
1971 Bubù Mauro Bolognini
1971 Death in Venice Luchino Visconti BAFTA Award for Best Costume Design
Nominated - Academy Award for Best Costume Design
1973 Ludwig Luchino Visconti Nominated - Academy Award for Best Costume Design
1973 We Want the Colonels Mario Monicelli
1974 The Night Porter Liliana Cavani
1975 Down the Ancient Staircase Mauro Bolognini
1976 The Innocent Luchino Visconti
1977 Beyond Good and Evil Liliana Cavani
1978 La Cage aux Folles Édouard Molinaro Nominated - Academy Award for Best Costume Design
1981 The Lady of the Camellias Mauro Bolognini David di Donatello Award for Best Costume Design
1981 The Skin Liliana Cavani
1982 Beyond the Door Liliana Cavani
1983 La Traviata Franco Zeffirelli BAFTA Award for Best Costume Design
Nominated - Academy Award for Best Costume Design
1993 Sparrow Franco Zeffirelli David di Donatello Award for Best Costume Design
2004 The Keys to the House Gianni Amelio

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 Governors Awards". oscars.org. 17 November 2013. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 

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