Oscar winning Italian costumes designs exhibited at Palazzo Braschi, Rome

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The beautiful Palazzo Braschi is currently exhibiting a brilliant dedication to Italian costumes in cinema, that earned  their designers an Oscar.

The exhibition features more than 100 original outfits, dozens of designs and a selection of objects from Italian and foreign films from the beginning to the present day, from the silent movies era to “The Great Beauty.”

Dresses of your dreams and Made In Italy at it’s best.


Among the featured films are “Marie Antoinette” by Sophia Coppola, whose costumes were designed by three-time Oscar winner Milena Canonero, who has just received her ninth Oscar nomination for “The Grand Budapest Hotel”.

Other films include “The Age of Innocence” by Martin Scorsese, costumes by Gabriella Pescucci; “Il Casanova” and “Amarcord” by Federico Fellini, costumes by Danilo Donati; “The Great Beauty” by Paolo Sorrentino, costumes by Daniela Ciancio; “Death in Venice”, “The Leopard” and “Marriage Italian Style”, whose costumes were designed by Piero Tosi, nominated five times for the Academy Award for Costume Design, and honoured with an Honorary Academy Award in 2013 for his achievements in costume design over 75 years.

In addition to clothing, more than a hundred, sketches and selection of objects, the exhibition The clothes of dreams has been further enhanced with the installation of lights created by Luca Bigazzi, one of the best directors of photography internationally recognized.

The exhibition, curated by the Cineteca di Bologna, closes on March 22.

Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 10.00 – 19.00; last admission 1 hour before closing time; closed Monday. Entrance ticket: € 11,00 (€9 for students).

Address: Museo di Roma Palazzo Braschi, Piazza Navona 2.


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