Milena Vukotic

From the various and rich professional activities of actress Milena Vukotic we will mention only the most significant events, significant considering not only their artistic content and commitment, but also the first-class directors and actors involved. She has acted under the direction of Giorgio Strehler and Franco Zeffirelli; she has been the leading actress of "La vida es sueño" (Calderon de la Barca) with Franco Branciaroli and of "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" (Pierre de Laclos) with Paolo Poli. Recently she has interpreted the life of writer Anais Nin for the Piccolo Teatro in Milan.
Milena Vukotic has been one of Luis Bunuel's favourite actresses ("Le fantome de la liberté" "II fascino discreto della borghesia" and "Quell'oscuro oggetto del desiderio"). Many directors engaged her for their movies: Federico Fellini, Mario Monicelli, Dino Risi, Ettore Scola, Mauro Bolognini, Damiano Damiani, Carlo Lizzani and Andrej Tarkovski, not to mention Paolo Villaggio, Carlo Verdone and Maurizio Michetti, who discovered the comic inspiration of Milena Vukotic.
Milena Vukotic has often appeared on television since 1973, when she was the protagonist of Lewis Carrol's "Alice in Wonderland" directed by Guido Stagnaro, a great show that inaugurated the advent of colour TV in Italy.