Anna Gross, Producer and Film Executive, Dies at 68
She worked with Dino De Laurentiis, Sydney Pollack, Bernd Eichinger and Vittorio Cecchi Gori on films including 'Three Days of the Condor,' 'The Electric Horseman,' 'The NeverEnding Story' and 'Mediterraneo.'
The Electric Horseman(1979) and on development forTootsieOut of Africa(1985).The native New Yorker spent much of the 1980s working in Germany with filmmaker Bernd Eichinger, overseeing production on his filmsThe NeverEnding StoryThe Name of the Rose(1986) and
Last Exit to Brooklyn(1989).She set up and ran the L.A. outpost of Eichinger’s Constantin Film, then was vp production for Cecchi Gori on such movies asMediterraneo(1991), winner of the Oscar for best foreign language film;Il Postino (1994); and Giuseppe Tornatore’s
The Star MakerGross also looked after production for Cecchi Gori on Robert De Niro’s directorial debut,A Bronx Tale(1993), and worked on Roberto Benigni’sLife Is BeautifulMore recently, she oversaw awards campaigns for foreign films including Eichinger’s headtopics.com
DownfallPerfume: The Story of a Murderer(2006) and(2008) and served on the board of directors of the L.A.-based production company Hypomania Content.Survivors also include two nieces and three nephews. Read more: Hollywood Reporter »
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