Bernardo Bertolucci


Italian director and screenwriter Bernardo Bertolucci was born on March 16, 1941, and died on November 26, 2018.

His films include The Conformist, Last Tango in Paris, 1900, The Last Emperor (for which he won the Academy Award for Best Director and the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay), The Sheltering Sky, Little Buddha, Stealing Beauty and The Dreamers.

For his hard work, he was awarded with the inaugural Honorary Palme d’Or Award at the opening ceremony of the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.

Bernardo Bertolucci was married to screenwriter Clare Peploe, from 1979 until his death in 2018.

He passed away in Rome on November 26, 2018, at 77 years old, following a short battle with lung cancer.


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