Bernardo Bertolucci

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Bernardo Bertolucci
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Bertolucci in 2011
Born(1940-03-16)16 March 1940
Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Died26 November 2018(2018-11-26) (aged 78)
Years active1962–2018

Bernardo Bertolucci (Italian: [berˈnardo bertoˈluttʃi]; 16 March 1940 – 26 November 2018) was an Italian director and screenwriter. His most well known works were The Conformist, Last Tango in Paris, 1900, The Last Emperor, The Sheltering Sky, Stealing Beauty and The Dreamers.[2]

For The Last Emperor, he won two Academy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards (for directing and screenplay).

In 1979, he was married to screenwriter Clare Peploe.[3] until 2018.

Bertolucci died in Rome on 26 November 2018, at the age of 77 of lung cancer.[4][5][6]

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  1. "Bernardo Bertolucci". Front Row. April 29, 2013. BBC Radio 4. Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  2. BBC News (April 11, 2011). "Bernardo Bertolucci to receive Palme d'Or honour". BBC News. BBC. Retrieved August 25, 2012.
  3. Williams, Philip (February 3, 2007). "The Triumph of Clare Peploe". Movie Maker. Archived from the original on July 30, 2017. Retrieved June 29, 2015.
  4. "È morto Bernardo Bertolucci, l'ultimo grande maestro". La Repubblica. 26 November 2018. Retrieved 26 November 2018.
  5. "Oscar-winning director Bertolucci dies". 26 November 2018 – via
  6. "Bernardo Bertolucci, Oscar-Winning Italian Director of 'The Last Emperor,' Dies at 77". The Hollywood Reporter.