A publication directed by the National Committee for the Celebrations of the Centennial of the birth of Luchino Visconti, released to celebrated the director who contributed to the development of the Italian Neo-Realism.
This monograph will be published to honor the centennial of the birth of Luchino Visconti. It presents all the sections of the exhibition devoted to the director and his works in theater and cinema. The versatile heir of a wealthy noble family, Visconti was interested in a range of expressive styles. Together with other directors like Vittorio De Sica and Roberto Rossellini he contributed to the development of Neo-Realism in the 1940s and 1950s. He was president of the jury at the Cannes Festival in 1969. His most famous films include Senso (Livia, 1954), Rocco e i suoi fratelli (Rocco and His Brothers, 1960), Il Gattopardo (The Leopard, 1963).