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Italian filmmaker Carlo Mazzacurati dead at age 57

Italian moviemaker Carlo Mazzacurati has died in his native city of Padua at the age of 57. The award-winning director of 1994's Il Toro passed away on Wednesday night after a long illness.

Italian moviemaker Carlo Mazzacurati has died in his native city of Padua at the age of 57.

The award-winning director of 1994's Il Toro passed away on Wednesday night after a long illness.

He won the prestigious Silver Lion honour at the Venice Film Festival and was nominated for 10 Silver Ribbons - Italy's top film awards. He won two.

His other films include Notte Italiana, The Right Distance and The Passion.

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