Life Lessons: Fabulous Life Lessons From Gianni Agnelli
In the new documentary “Agnelli,” the head of Fiat, who died in 2003, is revealed as that rare species of man: a fashionable playboy with gravitas.
With his aquiline nose, swept-back hair and bare chest bronzed by the Mediterranean sun, Gianni Agnelli came across like a modern-day Roman Emperor. He was sometimes called “the rake of the Riviera,” for his love of fast cars, sailboats, clothing and beautiful women.But the new documentary “Agnelli,” directed by Nick Hooker and debuting on HBO on Dec. 18, shows Mr. Agnelli, who was the head of Fiat and died in 2003, to have been something rarer: a playboy with gravitas. He saw battle in World...
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