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Vitti, Monica

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Personal name headingVitti, Monica
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Variant(s)Ceciarelli, Maria Luisa, 1931-2022
Birth date1931-11-03
Death date2022-02-02
Place of birthRome (Italy)
Place of deathRome (Italy)
Field of activityActing Motion pictures--Production and direction Motion picture authorship
Profession or occupationActors Motion picture producers and directors Screenwriters
Found inIl deserto rosso, c1989: credits (Monica Vitti, actress)
Washington post WWW site, viewed Feb. 3, 2022 (in obituary dated "yesterday": Monica Vitti, an Italian actress who secured an enduring place in art house drama as the muse of Michelangelo Antonioni for his 1960s films about existential dread before redefining herself as a vibrant comedian, died Feb. 2 in Rome. She was 90. Ms. Vitti (the surname was a variation on her mother's maiden name, Vittiglia) was born Maria Luisa Ceciarelli in Rome on Nov. 3, 1931. Ms. Vitti directed, co-wrote and starred in a feature film, the drama "Scandalo Segreto" ("Secret Scandal," 1990), before largely retiring)