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Which film director was a leading figure in the Italian Neorealism movement?
Vittorio De Sica
Italian Neorealist films mostly contend with moral conditions and the difficult economic situation of post-World War II Italy. De Sica's films reflect the changes in the Italian psyche and conditions of everyday life, including oppression, injustice, desperation and poverty. Vittorio De Sica has received the Palme D'Or in Cannes, Golden Bear in Berlin and 3 Academy Awards in Hollywood.
Who played the lead role in "8½" directed by Federico Fellini?
Mastroianni plays the role of Guido - a famous film director, who is suffering from "director's block" and struggles half-heartedly to work on his ninth film. Fellini's masterpiece is one of the greatest achievements of the European cinema.
Where did the Medici family rule?
The family originated in the Mugello region of Tuscany, and prospered gradually until it was able to fund the Medici Bank. This bank was the largest in Europe during the 15th century, and it facilitated the Medicis' rise to political power in Florence, although they officially remained citizens rather than monarchs until the 16th century.
Who is the famous Valentino Rossi?
motorcycle road racer
Valentino Rossi (1979) is an Italian professional motorcycle road racer and multiple MotoGP World Champion. He is the only rider in the history of the World Championship to have won the World Championship in four different classes. Rossi is one of the most successful motorcycle racers of all time, with nine Grand Prix World Championships to his name – seven of which are in the premier class.