Bernardo Bertolucci


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BirthplaceParma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Bertolucci, Bernardo

(bĕrnär`dō bĕr'tōlo͞ot`chē), 1940–2018, Italian film director and screenwriter, considered one of the finest Italian directors of his generation. The son of poet Attilio Bertolucci and himself a published poet, he began his film career in 1961 as an assistant to director Pier Paolo PasoliniPasolini, Pier Paolo
, 1922–75, Italian writer and film director. A former Roman Catholic and a Marxist, Pasolini brought to his work a combination of religious and social consciousness. His early works, including the novel A Violent Life (1957; tr.
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. Bertolucci made his first feature-length film the following year and scored a modest success with his second, Before the Revolution (1964). After directing several documentaries, he returned to features with two tales of Italian fascism, The Spider's Stratagem and The Conformist (both: 1970), his first mature works. The controversial Last Tango in Paris (1972) brought him international fame. The story of an affair between a middle-aged American and a young Frenchwoman that featured a riveting performance by Marlon BrandoBrando, Marlon,
1924–2004, American film actor, often described as the greatest of his generation, b. Omaha, Nebr. Regarded as the foremost practitioner of "method" acting as taught by American disciples of Constantin Stanislavsky at New York's Actor's Studio (he studied
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, it was alternately praised and damned for its open and sometimes violent portrayal of sexuality. The Last Emperor (1987), which examined the tumultuous life of Chinese emperor Pu YiPu Yi
or Henry Pu-yi,
Manchu Aisin Gioro, 1906–67, last emperor (1908–12) of China, under the reign name Hsuan T'ung. After his abdication, the new republican government granted him a large government pension and permitted him to live in the
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, won Bertolucci Academy Awards for directing and screenwriting; the film also garnered best picture and six more Oscars. His other films include 1900 (1977), Little Buddha (1994), Stealing Beauty (1996), Besieged (1999), The Dreamers (2003), and Me and You (2012).
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A film festival dedicated to late film director Bernardo Bertolucci at the Italian Cultural Institute in Tirana, the capital of Albania, wound up with the screening of his 'Little Buddha' drama.
FILE PHOTO: Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci is interviewed as he arrives for a gala screening of his film "The Last Emperor" in 3D at the AFI Fest 2013 in Hollywood, California, November 10, 2013.
The post Bernardo Bertolucci of "Last Tango" fame, dies in Rome appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Rome: Bernardo Bertolucci, Italian director of Last Tango in Paris and The Last Emperor , has died in Rome, aged 77.
Summary: Washington D.C.[USA], Nov 26 (ANI): Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci, best known for his colourful visual style films, passed away at the age of 77 in Rome.
Ses collaborations avec les plus grands realisateurs de la planete comme Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, Brian de Palma, Elia Kazan, Sergio Leone, Bernardo Bertolucci, Michael Cimino, Michael Mann ou encore Quentin Tarantino l'ont definitivement etabli parmi les acteurs les plus celebres et les plus reconnus dans le monde.
One of them is Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci, who is responsible for "Last Tango in Paris."
BIRTHDAYS: Bernardo Bertolucci, film director, 78; Erik Estrada, actor, 69; Graham Cole, actor, 66; Isabelle Huppert, actress, 65; Jimmy Nail, actor/singer, 64; Jenny Eclair, comedienne, 58; Theo Walcott, footballer, 29.
What with cups of coffee and noise and the end result is always The plumber had into the loft to do stuff and so I had the access which blocked by accumulated and Jimmy Nail and right, Jenny Eclair Bernardo Bertolucci, film director, 78; Erik Estrada, actor, 69; Graham Cole, actor, 66; Isabelle Huppert, actress, 65; Jimmy Nail, actor/singer, 64; Matthew Bannister, broadcaster and former Radio 1 controller, 61; Jenny Eclair, comedian, 58; Theo Walcott, footballer, 29.
BIRTHDAYS: Jerry Lewis, actor/ comedian, 92; Bernardo Bertolucci, film director, 78; Erik Estrada, actor, 69; Graham Cole, actor, 66; Isabelle Huppert, actress, 65; Jimmy Nail, actor/ singer (pictured), 64; Matthew Bannister, broadcaster and former Radio 1 controller, 61; Jenny Eclair, comedienne, 58; Theo Walcott, footballer, 29.
AN absorbing portrait of great cinematographer Carlo Di Palma, with tributes from directors Ken Loach, Wim Wenders and Bernardo Bertolucci and footage from his films.