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Bernardo Bertolucci

Bernardo Bertolucci

Date of Birth: 16 Mar 1941

Country: Italy

Biography: Bernardo Bertolucci (born March 16, 1941) 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...(wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 17 (Actor), 22 (Director), 19 (Writer)

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    The Dreamers
    The tumultuous political landscape of Paris in 1968 is the backdrop as three young cineastes are drawn together through their passion for film. Matthew, an American exchange student, discovers in French twins Theo and Isabelle a relationship unlike anything he has ever experienced or will ever encounter again -- and he longs to be a part of it. (Fox Searchlight)
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    The Conformist
    This story opens in 1938 in Rome, where Marcello has just taken a job working for Mussollini and is courting a beautiful young woman who will make him even more of a conformist. Marcello is going to Paris on his honeymoon and his bosses have an assignment for him there: to look up an old professor who fled Italy when the fascists came into power.
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    The Last Emperor
    The story of the final Emperor of China. (imdb)
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    Stealing Beauty
    After her mother commits suicide, nineteen year old Lucy Harmon travels to Italy to have her picture painted. However, she has other reasons for wanting to go. She wants to renew her acquaintance with Nicolo Donati, a young boy with whom she fell in love on her last visit four years ago. She also is trying tosolve the riddle left in a diary written by her dead mother, Sara. Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci (imdb)
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    Last Tango in Paris
    A young Parisian woman begins a sordid affair with a middled-aged American businessman whom lays out ground rules that their clandestine relationship will be based only on sex. (imdb)
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    La Commare secca
    Near the Tiber river, in a Roman park, a prostitute was killed. The police tracks down people that were inside the park during that night... (imdb)
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    Besieged
    When an African dictator jails her husband, Shandurai goes into exile in Italy, studying medicine and keeping house for Mr. Kinsky, an eccentric English pianist and composer (imdb)
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    Little Buddha
    Lama Norbu comes to Seattle in search of the reincarnation of his dead teacher, Lama Dorje. His search leads him to young Jesse Conrad... (imdb)
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    1900
    Set in Italy, the film follows the lives and interactions of two boys/men, one born a bastard of peasant stock (Depardieu)... (imdb)
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    Before the Revolution
    The study of a youth on the edge of adulthood and his aunt, ten years older. Fabrizio is passionate, idealistic, influenced by Cesare, a teacher and Marxist, engaged to the lovely but bourgeois Clelia, and stung by the drowning of his mercurial friend Agostino, a possible suicide... (imdb)
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    La Luna
    Recently widowed American opera diva Caterina takes her teenaged son Joe with her on a long singing tour to Italy. Absorbed in her hectic work in various Verdi operas around Rome, Caterina is soon shocked to discover that her troubled and lonely son has become a heroin addict... (imdb)
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    Partner
    Partner centres on the paranoid and persecuted Giaccobe who meets the manifestation of his imagined doppelganger and attempts to create a revolution through, um, a poorly-defined militant form of street-theatre... (twitchfilm.net)
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    The Sheltering Sky
    The American artist couple Port and Kit Moresby travels aimless through Africa, searching for new experiences that could give new sense to their relationship. But the flight to distant regions leads both only deeper into despair. (imdb)
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    Strategia del ragno
    Athos Magnani, a young researcher, returns to Tara, where his father was killed before his birth, at the request of Draifa. The father, also named Athos Magnani and looking exactly like the son, was killed by a fascist in 1936 -- or so says Draifa (his mistress), the town statue, and everyone in town. As the son untangles the web of lies this story is constructed from, he finds himself ensnared in the same web. (imdb)
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    Ten Minutes Older: The Cello
    Collection of short films the summaries of which include; a foreign man moving to Italy, getting married and having a child; a four split scene short involving plotless images of old people with television sets for heads, a beautiful woman having sex, and overall confusion; and an old man reminiscing over his youth. (imdb)
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    Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man
    The son of the owner of a large Italian cheese factory is kidnapped, but as the factory is on the verge of bankruptcy the owner hatches a plan to use the ransom money as reinvestment in the factory. (imdb)
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    Amore e rabbia
    Five short stories with contemporary settings. In New York, people are indifferent to derelicts sleeping on sidewalks, to a woman's assault in front of an apartment building, and to a couple injured in a car crash. A man, stripped of his identity, dies in bed with actors expressing his agony. A cheerful, innocent young man walking a city street in a time of war pays a price for this innocence... (imdb)
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    L\
    Collective documentary about the funerals of Italian Communist Party leader Enrico Berlinguer.
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    12 registi per 12 città
    Promotional omnibus film, made for the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy, featuring portraits of 12 Italian cities. (imdb)
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    Me and You
    An an introverted teenager tells his parents he going on a ski trip, but instead spends his time alone in a basement. (imdb)
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    La via del petrolio
    The series follows the journey of oil, from the extraction wells of Zagros Mountains, in Iran, to the transport through Suez Channel and Mediterrnean sea, till the arrive to Genoa's pipeline that leads to the refineries of Ingolstadt, in Germany.
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    Il canale
    Il canale (1966) - Short Film
    In 1966, Bernardo Bertolucci was commissioned by Italy’s state-owned oil and gas corporation to make a film on the “journey of oil” from Iran to the heart of Europe. (mubi)
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