38 Facts About Bernardo Bertolucci

1. In 2013, Bernardo Bertolucci expressed regret over his treatment of celebrity Maria Schneider as she got just been nineteen years older during filming and had under no circumstances acted before.

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2. Bernardo Bertolucci is an Italian film director and screenwriter.

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3. Bernardo Bertolucci was raised in an atmosphere of comfort and intellectualism.

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4. Bernardo Bertolucci originally wanted to release the film in two parts, but Grimaldi refused.

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5. Bernardo Bertolucci was nominated and sponsored for his star by Pascal Vicedomini, Secretary General of the Instituto Capri Nel Mondo in 2006.

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6. In 1988, Bernardo Bertolucci told Time that he remains true to his radical convictions.

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7. Bernardo Bertolucci moved into a new decade with his next release, The Sheltering Sky, about the collision between western and non-western cultures.

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8. Bernardo Bertolucci scored a major hit by returning to the grand scale with The Last Emperor, the epic story of Pu Yi, the last emperor of China.

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9. In 1962, Bernardo Bertolucci directed his first feature, La commare secca.

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10. At an early age, Bernardo Bertolucci developed an interest in cinema.

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11. Bernardo Bertolucci was born on March 16, 1940 in Parma, Italy.

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12. Bernardo Bertolucci was an Italian director best known for his controversial Last Tango in Paris and the academy award winning The Last Emperor.

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13. Bernardo Bertolucci was a key figure in the extraordinary Italian cinema of the 1960s and early 1970s but made a successful.

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14. In some ways, Bernardo Bertolucci seems a filmmaker that time has moved beyond, yet at his best, his influence remains profound.

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15. Bernardo Bertolucci was besotted with the French filmmakers of the nouvelle vague, especially Jean-Luc Godard.

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16. Bernardo Bertolucci was perhaps best known for his erotic drama "Last Tango in Paris.

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17. Bernardo Bertolucci received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2008 and was awarded an honorary Palme d'Or at Cannes in 2011.

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18. Bernardo Bertolucci began his career as an assistant director to Pier Paolo Pasolini on his 1961 film Accattone.

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19. In 1987, Bernardo Bertolucci directed the epic The Last Emperor, a biographical film about the life of Puyi, the last emperor of China.

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20. Bernardo Bertolucci had already made his name, with films like The Spider's Stratagem, from 1970, but this visual masterpiece was his breakthrough around the world.

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21. Bernardo Bertolucci is survived by his wife, filmmaker Clare Peploe whom he married in 1978.

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22. Bernardo Bertolucci was born in 1941 to a wealthy family in northern Italy.

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23. Bernardo Bertolucci served as jury president at Cannes in 1990 and won an honorary Palme for lifetime achievement in 2011.

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24. Bernardo Bertolucci took a crew of 100 from Italy to China with him, another 20 from Britain.

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25. Bernardo Bertolucci continued to contribute as a writer and ideas man, notably on Sergio Leone's epic spaghetti western Once Upon a Time in the West.

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26. In 2007, Bernardo Bertolucci was honored with a special award for his career's work at the Venice Film Festival.

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27. Bernardo Bertolucci was married to the English writer and director Clare Peploe.

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28. In 2007, Bernardo Bertolucci was honored with a special award for his career\u0027s work at the Venice Film Festival.

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29. Bernardo Bertolucci was married, since 1979, to British screenwriter Clare Peploe.

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30. In 1987, Bernardo Bertolucci directed the epic The Last Emperor, a biographical film about the life of Aisin-Gioro Puyi, the last Emperor of China.

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31. Bernardo Bertolucci died in Rome on 26 November 2018, at the age of 77 of lung cancer.

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32. On 27 September 2009, Bernardo Bertolucci was one of the signers of the appeal to the Swiss government to release Roman Polanski, who was being held while waiting to be extradited to the United States.

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33. Bernardo Bertolucci had proposed the film to the Chinese government as one of two possible projects.

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34. In 1987, Bernardo Bertolucci directed the epic The Last Emperor, a biographical film telling the life story of Aisin-Gioro Puyi, the last Emperor of China.

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35. Bernardo Bertolucci uses flashbacks to piece together the crime and the person who committed it.

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36. Bernardo Bertolucci initially wished to become a poet like his father.

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37. Bernardo Bertolucci had one brother, the theatre director and playwright Giuseppe.

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38. Bernardo Bertolucci was born in the Italian city of Parma, in the region of Emilia-Romagna.

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