Vittorio Cecchi Gori


Vittorio Cecchi Gori (Italian pronunciation: [vitˈtɔːrjo ˈtʃekki ˈɡɔːri]; born 27 April 1942) is an Italian film producer and politician. He pleaded guilty to bankruptcy and was sentenced in February 2020 to 8 years and 5 months of imprisonment.[1]


Vittorio Cecchi Gori
Vittorio Cecchi Gori and his father Mario winners of the Nastro d'Argento 1989
Member of the Senate
In office
29 April 1996  29 May 2001
Constituency1 - North Florence (Tuscany)
In office
15 April 1994  28 April 1996
ConstituencyTuscany
Personal details
Born (1942-04-27) 27 April 1942 (age 79)
Florence, Italy
NationalityItalian
Political partyItalian People's Party
OccupationFilm producer, politician

Born in Florence, Italy he is the son of Mario Cecchi Gori. He has produced numerous films, most notably Il Postino: The Postman (1994), which received an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture and Life Is Beautiful (1997) which received an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

He was also senator from the Italian People's Party.

He owned the football club A.C. Fiorentina from 1993 to 2002, as well as the private television channel La7. On 3 June 2008, he was arrested in Rome for bankruptcy and on 25 July 2011 again.

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