Italian director and actor Francesco Nuti passes away
Actor and director Francesco Nuti passed away this morning in Rome. He was 68 years old and had been ill for some time. The news was announced by his daughter Ginevra and family members, who thank the health personnel and all those who took care of him.
Nuti was the undisputed champion at the box office of the 1980s: with the Roman director Maurizio Ponzi, he brought "Madonna che silenzio c'è stasera", "Io, Chiara e lo Scuro".
When he went behind the camera, he recorded a series of great successes from 1985 to 1991: "Tutta guilt del paradiso", "Stregati", "Caruso Pascoski, "Willy Signori etc.
The 1990s marked an irreparable decline: "OcchioPinocchio" was a very complicated film on which Nuti had spent a lot, but it turned out to be a failure. The films that followed were also unsuccessful.
On September 3, 2006, after difficult years characterized by depression and alcohol: a family accident left him in a coma for a long time and then he became paralyzed. An incident that ended any hope of seeing Nut again on the set.