Danilo Donati, Oscar-winner for his costumes for Fellini's Casanova and Zeffirelli's Romeo And Juliet and set designer on Roberto Benigni's current production Pinocchio, died in Rome of heart failure on Sunday Dec 2.

Donati, aged 75, had also designed sets for Benigni's Oscar-winning Life Is Beautiful and had won Italian film awards for other works, including Fellini's Ginger And Fred.