Wertmüller in 2011
Arcangela Felice Assunta Wertmüller von Elgg Spañol von Braueich
14 August 1928
|Occupation||Screenwriter, film director|
|Spouse(s)||Enrico Job (died 4 March 2008)|
Lina Wertmüller (Italian: [ˈliːna vertˈmyller, -mul-]; born 14 August 1928) is an Italian screenwriter and movie director. She was the first woman nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director for Seven Beauties in 1977.
She is also known for her movies The Seduction of Mimi, Love and Anarchy and Swept Away. In 2019, Wertmüller was announced as one of the four recipients of the Academy Honorary Award for her career.
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