Italian Director Fausto Brizzi Under Investigation for Alleged Sexual Harassment (Report)

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Italian director Fausto Brizzi has been placed under investigation by prosecutors in Rome on sexual harassment charges brought by three women, Italian daily Corriere della Sera has reported. The formal investigation, which is the first known case of this type in Italy since the #MeToo movement started, is preliminary and does not mean Brizzi, who […]

Italian Moviegoers Shrug Off Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Director Fausto Brizzi

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ROME – Sexual harassment allegations against Italian director Fausto Brizzi do not appear to have had a negative impact on the box office performance of his Christmas comedy “Poveri ma Ricchissimi.” The movie has opened at No. 3 on the Italian box-office chart via Warner Bros. in a country that seems largely unaffected by the Harvey Weinstein […]

Warner Bros. Axes Italian Director From Promotional Materials Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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ROME – Sexual harassment allegations against Italian director Fausto Brizzi have prompted Warner Bros. Entertainment Italia to remove the hit-making helmer from all promotional material for his Christmas comedy “Poveri ma Ricchissimi,” which Warner Bros. is set to release locally Dec. 14. Brizzi (pictured) was accused last month of sexual misconduct by several Italian actresses on […]