Lina Wertmueller sets next project


TAORMINA, Italy -- Lina Wertmueller, who in 1975 became the first woman nominated for a best director Oscar, on Friday announced that her latest film, inspired by Bangladeshi Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus, will be called "Mannaggia la miseria!"

The film, whose title is a difficult-to-translate vulgar phrase, is set in Naples. It will be the 81-year-old Wertmueller's first directorial effort since 2004's "Peperoni ripieni e pesci in faccia" (Too Much Romance ... It's Time for Stuffed Peppers).
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