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Luchino Visconti was born in Milan in 1906. Son of Giusepe Visconti di Modrone, founder of the neo-medieval borough of Grazzano Visconti. Since he was a young boy, Luchino loved the theatre and had fun organizing shows with friends and his sisters, in Grazzano Visconti as well. Then he discovered movie making. He directed many movies among which "Obsession", "Rocco and his Brothers" and "The Leopard". In 1972 his leg and arm were left paralyzed and Luchino died on 17 March 1976 in his house in Rome.
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