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Zeffirelli, Franco

Syllabification: Zef·fi·rel·li, Franco
Pronunciation: /ˌzefəˈrelē

Definition of Zeffirelli, Franco in English:

( 1923-), Italian movie and theater director; born Gianfranco Corsi. His operatic productions are noted for the opulence of their sets and costumes. Notable movies: Romeo and Juliet (1968), Hamlet (1990), and Tea with Mussolini (1999).

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