Gabriella Pescucci



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Name: Gabriella Pescucci
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Date of Birth: 1941
Home town: Rosignano Solvey in Tuscany
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Gabriella Pescucci was born in Rosignano Solvay in Tuscany in 1941 and began her film career as an assistant to Piero Tosi in the late 1960s. By the 1970s she was working as a costume designer in her own right with several films for Giovanni Patroni Griffi and also for Fellini, making her international debut in 1984 with 'Once Upon a Time in America', for which she took the first of her two British Film Academy Awards, the second being for 'The Adventures of Baron Munchausen'. In addition to her film work she has designed for the opera, notably 'La Traviata' at the Archimboldi Theatre, Milan and 'A Masked Ball' at the Kennedy Centre in Washington, D.C.




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Other Works:

  • Was the Costume Designer for the failed Terry Gilliam project "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote".
Movies:
  • 1967 - I sette fratelli Cervi
  • 1967 - Dorellik
  • 1969 - Medea (Assistant Costume Designer)
  • 1970 - Uomini contro
  • 1971 - Addio, fratello crudele
  • 1971 - Death in Venice (Assistant Costumer Designer)
  • 1972 - For Love One Dies
  • 1973 - Paolo il cadlo
  • 1974 - Identikit
  • 1974 - Fatt di gente perbene
  • 1974 - Divina creatura
  • 1976 - Per amore di Cesarina
  • 1976 - L'eredita Ferramonti
  • 1978 - Prova d'orchestra
  • 1980 - La citta delle donne
  • 1981 - Three Brothers
  • 1981 - Passione d'amore
  • 1982 - That Night in Varennes
  • 1984 - Qualcosa di biondo
  • 1984 - Once Upon a Time in America
  • 1984 - Good King Dagobert
  • 1985 - Orfeo
  • 1986 - The Name of the Rose
  • 1987 - La famiglia
  • 1988 - The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
  • 1988 - Haunted Summer
  • 1989 - Spendor
  • 1989 - What Time Is It?
  • 1992 - Indochine
  • 1993 - Per amore, solo per amore
  • 1993 - The Age of Innocence
  • 1995 - The Night and the Moment
  • 1995 - The Scarlet Letter
  • 1996 - Albergo Roma
  • 1998 - The Honest Courtesan
  • 1998 - Les miserables
  • 1998 - Cousin Bette
  • 1999 - A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • 1999 - Time Regained
  • 2002 - Lost in La Mancha (Documentary - Artwork: Costume Design)
  • 2003 - Perduto amor
  • 2004 - Secret Passage
  • 2004 - Van Helsing
  • 2005 - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • 2005 - The Brothers Grimm
  • 2007 - Beowulf
  • 2009 - Agora
  • 2010 - La donna della mia vita (Costumes)
  • 2010 The First Beautiful Thing
TV:
  • 1985 - Il trovatore (TV Movie)
  • 1992 - La traviata (TV Movie)
  • 1995 - Solomon and Sheba (TV Movie)
  • 1995 - The Slave of Dreams (TV Movie)
  • 1996 - Cavalleria rusticana (TV Movie)
  • 1998 - Manon Lescaut (TV Movie)
  • 2001 - Un ballo in maschere (TV Movie)
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Big break:
  • Once Upon a Time In America
Best known for:
  • The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Van Helsing, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Brothers Grimm,
Awards:
  • Won an Oscar for Best Costume Design for The Age of Innocence in 1994.
  • Won BAFTA's in 1985 for Best Costume Design for Once Upon a Time in America and in same category in 1990 for The Adventures of Baron Munchausen.
  • Won David di Donatello Awards for Best Costume Design in 1983 for That Night in Varennes and in 1987 for The Name of the Rose.
  • Won a Goya Award in 2010 for Best Costume Design for Agora.
  • Won Italian National Syndicae of Film Journalists Special Silver Ribbon for Best Costume Design for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in 2006 and Silver Ribbons for Best Costume Designs for Fatti di gente perbene in 1975, Divina creature in 1976, La citta delle donne in 1980, The Name of the Rose in 1987.
  • Won a Gemini Award in 2011 for Best Costume Design for The Borgias episode The Poisoned Chalice / The Assassin
  • 2011 - Emmy for Outstanding Costumes For A Series for the episode “Lucrezia’s Wedding”
Upcoming projects:

  • 2010 - The First Nice Thing
  • 2011 - The Jewel
  • 2011 - Il gioiellino


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