Italy pays tribute to Leo Pescarolo
Leo Pescarolo, the Italian producer behind Federico Fellini's Prova D'Orchestra and co-producer of Lars von Trier's Dogville, has died. He was 70.Born in Genova to silent-era movie star Vera Vergani, Pescarolo was known as a courageous producer who championed quality arthouse pictures and international co-productions.He was credited with "discovering" a number of directors, such as Liliana Cavani and Francesca Archibugi, with whom he collaborated on several features, including ...
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