Pioneering director Lina Wertmüller to finally get her Oscar

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Pioneering director Lina Wertmüller to finally get her Oscar

Lina Wertmuller poses for a portrait on Thursday Oct. 24, 2019 in Los Angeles. Wertmuller was the first-ever woman to be nominated for a best director Oscar for her 1976 classic Seven Beauties and will receive an honorary Oscar for her achievements. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP)
This combination photo shows Italian film director Lina Wertmuller at her home in Rome, Italy on June 7, 1993, left, and Wertmuller on Jan. 18, 1978. Wertmuller, who became the first woman to get a best director nomination in 1976, will receive an honorary Oscar on Sunday at the annual Governors Awards. (AP Photo)
Lina Wertmuller poses for a portrait on Thursday Oct. 24, 2019 in Los Angeles. Wertmuller was the first-ever woman to be nominated for a best director Oscar for her 1976 classic Seven Beauties and will receive an honorary Oscar for her achievements. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP)

Pioneering director Lina Wertmüller to finally get her Oscar

Lina Wertmuller poses for a portrait on Thursday Oct. 24, 2019 in Los Angeles. Wertmuller was the first-ever woman to be nominated for a best director Oscar for her 1976 classic Seven Beauties and will receive an honorary Oscar for her achievements. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP)
This combination photo shows Italian film director Lina Wertmuller at her home in Rome, Italy on June 7, 1993, left, and Wertmuller on Jan. 18, 1978. Wertmuller, who became the first woman to get a best director nomination in 1976, will receive an honorary Oscar on Sunday at the annual Governors Awards. (AP Photo)
Lina Wertmuller poses for a portrait on Thursday Oct. 24, 2019 in Los Angeles. Wertmuller was the first-ever woman to be nominated for a best director Oscar for her 1976 classic Seven Beauties and will receive an honorary Oscar for her achievements. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP)
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