Mario Garbuglia

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Mario Garbuglia
Born(1927-05-27)27 May 1927
Died30 March 2010(2010-03-30) (aged 82)
Rome, Italy
OccupationSet designer
Years active1950–2010

Mario Garbuglia (Fontespina, a district of Civitanova Marche, 27 May 1927 – Rome, 30 March 2010) was an Italian set designer. He won the David di Donatello for Best Sets and Decorations, the Nastro d'Argento, and a BAFTA.



Garbuglia's professional debut as a designer came in 1950 with Women Without Names , directed by Géza von Radványi. Over the years, he worked with directors such as Luchino Visconti, Mario Monicelli, Luigi Zampa, and Roger Vadim. He died in 2010 after a long illness. [1]


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  1. "Cinema: e' morto Mario Garbuglia, scenografo del 'Gattopardo'" [Cinema: Mario Garbuglia, set designer of the "Gattopardo" is dead]. (in Italian). 30 March 2010. Retrieved 29 June 2020.