The film producer Carlo Ponti died at the age of 94. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Italian movie producer known for his work on the 1965 classic film Doctor Zhivago. He also produced La Strada, a 1954 film directed by the legendary Federico Fellini.
He married Giuliana Fiastri in 1946 and Sophia Loren in 1957. Four years after they annulled their first marriage (in 1962), he and Loren remarried.
Ponti died in Geneva, Switzerland, from pulmonary complications on 10 January 2007. He was survived by his daughter Guendalina (b. 1951), and his son Alessandro (b. 1953) from his first marriage; and by his second wife, Sophia Loren and their sons Carlo (b.
I don’t like actors, I like women.
People talk about making art films – experimental films. I can make an art film every day of the week. Nothing to it. What’s difficult is to combine a commercial film with art.
There is no sense in making a film that no-one will go and see, just to create a perfect, but useless, work of art.
I don’t make deals, I make pictures.