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country of citizenship: Hungary, Italy, Kingdom of Italy
language of expression: Italian
educated at: Accademia Nazionale d'Arte Drammatica Silvio D'Amico
occupation: dramaturge, film director, screenwriter, playwright
award received: Strega Prize, Viareggio Prize, Alabarda d'Oro Award, Mondello Prize
Giorgio Pressburger (April 21, 1937 – October 5, 2017) was an Italian writer of novels and short stories.Born in Budapest, Pressburger settled in Italy in 1956, where he worked as a film and theatre director. He later became the Director of the Institute of Italian Culture in Hungary. His book The Law of White Spaces was shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Award in 1992. His other works include the novel Teeth and Spies and the short story collection Snow and Guilt.
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