Vittorio Cecchi Gori

Vittorio Cecchi Gori (born 27 April 1942) is an Italian film producer and politician. Born in Florence, he is the son of Mario Cecchi Gori. He has produced numerous films, most notably Il Postino (1994), which received an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture and Life Is Beautiful (1997) which received an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. He was also senator from the Italian People's Party. He owned the football club ACF Fiorentina from 1993 to 2002, as well as the private television channel La7. On 3 June 2008, he was arrested in Rome for bankruptcy.


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