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Bernardo Bertolucci

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Bernardo Bertolucci (Italian: [ber̺ˌn̺är̺d̪o ber̺t̪oˈl̺ut͡ːʃi]; born 16 March 1940) is an Italian film director and screenwriter, whose films include The Conformist, Last Tango in Paris, 1900, The Last Emperor, The Sheltering Sky and The Dreamers. In recognition of his work, he was presented with the inaugural Honorary Palme d'Or Award at the opening ceremony of the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.

Fact file

  • Born: 16 March 1940 (age 75) Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
  • Occupation: Film director Screenwriter
  • Years active: 1962–present
  • Parent(s): Attilio Bertolucci (1911–2000) Ninetta Giovanardi

Read more about Bernardo Bertolucci at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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nvivarelli
Variety, 2018-12-05 14:45:22
“The Echo Chamber,” the unfinished project that Italian great Bernardo Bertolucci was working on before his unexpected death last month, is to be brought to the big screen by Italy’s Indigo Film. Nicola Giuliano, a founding partner of Indigo (“The Great Beauty”), confirmed that the chamber piece would be produced ...

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LA Times Entertainme, 2018-12-02 15:00:00
Hello! I’m Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. Since we put together last week’s newsletter, two major international filmmakers of the 1970s and beyond — the English director Nicolas Roeg and the Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci...

rachelyang2018
Variety, 2018-11-27 23:11:10
NPR’s “Fresh Air” program has ended its association with David Edelstein following the film critic’s controversial joke about the “Last Tango in Paris” rape scene in the wake of director Bernardo Bertolucci’s death. In a Facebook post, Edelstein posted an image of the rape scene with the caption, “Even grief ...

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