What skills are necessary for your job? Tenacity and strength, it’s a tiring job. It might be useful to have some skills in psychoanalysis, too. To get what you want you’ve got to convince the most stubborn actress. We often argue and my instinct would be to throw a shoe at them – but early on I learned the importance of staying calm and diplomatic. It’s better to be their accomplice than their enemy.
Gabriella Pescucci is one of Italy’s most accomplished costume designers. She has worked with directors Federico Fellini, Terry Gilliam, Martin Scorsese, and Tim Burton to name a few. In 1993 she won an Oscar for The Age of Innocence.