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Scenes we hope make it to the screen after reading the book behind House of Gucci

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Lady Gaga plays Patrizia Reggiani Martinelli, the Italian socialite who married Maurizio Gucci. (House of Gucci/ Instagram)
Lady Gaga plays Patrizia Reggiani Martinelli, the Italian socialite who married Maurizio Gucci. (House of Gucci/ Instagram)

Patrizia Reggiani Martinelli. Patrizia Gucci. The Black Widow. All three names refer to the Italian socialite who, in 1998, was convicted for hiring a hitman to kill her ex-husband and heir to the Gucci throne, Maurizio Gucci.


This is the plot that unravels in the upcoming film House of Gucci, which is based on Sara Gay Forden's biography, The House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed. A deliciously detailed read, Gay Forden's book unravels to uncover the events that led to the murder-by-assassination of Maurizio. 

Considering the book's 351 pages and the length of a feature film, Arts24 picked out scenes that ought to make it to the film's final cut. 

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