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Bernardo Bertolucci
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Date of Birth: Mar 16, 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 Titles at Criticker: 40 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Director (21) | Writer (18) | Actor (17)
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Ora e sempre riprendiamoci la vita (2018)
The work of a life as a revolutionary filmmaker, dedicated to the decade in which everything happened but nothing or almost nothing changed in Italy, the years from the student revolt of 1968 to the death of Aldo Moro in 1978. (Mymovies)
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Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013)
Seventy short films about cinema and its future. (imdb)
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Bertolucci on Bertolucci (2013)
The art of film recounted in the first person by Bernardo Bertolucci, the Italian director famous for such works as The Conformist (1970), Last Tango in Paris (1972), 1900 (1976), The Last Emperor (1987) and The Dreamers (2003). (37.mostra.org)
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Seduced and Abandoned (2013)
An exploration of several interconnected subjects: The Cannes Film Festival, cinema art, money, glamor and death. (imdb)
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Me and You (2012)
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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Kurosawa
Eleven major filmmakers from Europe, Asia and America talk about Akira Kurosawa and explore some ways on which he influenced their own work. (imdb)
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...Men filmen ar min alskarinna (2010)
Guided by Liv Ullmann and with commentaries from a number of prominent filmmakers for whom Bergman is and remains an important influence - such as Woody Allen, Olivier Assayas, Bernardo Bertolucci, Arnaud Desplechin, John Sayles, Martin Scorsese and Lars von Trier, the film provides a vivid portrait of the artist who in each new project found a challenge for himself and for the people he worked with - both actors and colleagues behind the camera. (imdb)
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Great Directors (2009)
Features original, in-depth conversations with nine of the world's greatest living directors: Bernardo Bertolucci, David Lynch, Liliana Cavani, Stephen Frears, Agnes Varda, Ken Loach, Todd Haynes, Catherine Breillat, Richard Linklater and John Sayles
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Walking with Pasolini (2008)
A documentary that tells a story of who Pasolini was, his beliefs, why he made Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom, and what happened in the UK when the film was released in 1977. (imdb)
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Cineastas en acción (2005)
Documentary for the protection of Moral Rights of filmmakers against the manipulation of the movies suffered by different distribution media. Pan & Scan, dubbing, ads, different international cuts, censhorship and anything that go against the movies as art to make them just bussiness. This documentary has two parts, being this one the second. The first one is "Cineastas contra magnates" (Filmmakers vs. Tycoons), both made in 2005.
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Elio Petri: Notes on a Filmmaker (2005)
Although he directed a dozen films and won, among many major awards, a foreign film Oscar for "Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion," Elio Petri has been rather scandalously forgotten since his death in 1982. The passionate little biodoc "Elio Petri: Notes on a Filmmaker" will be of special interest to festivals in recalling Petri's career as a politically militant director in the '60s and '70s... (Variety.com)
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Refuge (2005)
Since the beginning of the 20th Century, Westerners have been traveling to the East in search of spiritual wisdom. By the 1950's Eastern meditation masters were coming to the West and establishing meditation centers here. This film is the story of those journeys, East and West, towards refuge. The story of Refuge is told by a series of first time interviews with renowned filmmakers who have made major motion pictures about Buddhism and by accomplished Tibetan masters who have established themselves here, in the West. (Refuge Film)
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Outside the Window: Events in May 1968 (2004)
Documentary about the politics surrounding the film "The Dreamers"
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The Dreamers (2004)
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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An Opera of Violence (2003)
Part one in a documentary trilogy about the making of C'era una volta il West. An Opera of Violence begins with a biography of director Sergio Leone. A part about the difficult path Leone had to take to make this film, follows. Part one concludes with the decisions about casting. Who was asked to act in this film, why did Leone choose these actors? (imdb)
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Chaplin Today: Limelight (2003)
This documentary is featured on the Chaplin Collection DVD for Limelight, released in 2003.
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Words of My Perfect Teacher (2003)
From the World Cup to the mythical mountain kingdom of Bhutan, Words of My Perfect Teacher follows three students on a quest they hope will lead to wisdom. The catch is ... the teacher. Soccer obsessed, charismatic filmmaker, and citizen of the world: Khyentse Norbu may be one of the world's most eminent Buddhist teachers, but it's a job description he slyly rejects at every turn. (wordsofmyperfectteacher.com)
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Cinema Sex Politics: Bertolucci Makes
Short documentary about the making of the film "The Dreamers"
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Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (2002)
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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The Triumph of Love (2001)
In a sun-drenched Italian villa where the madness of love has long been forbidden, one woman's passion is about to upend reason, bend genders and take every heart in the house prisoner. (Paramount Classics)
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Besieged (1998)
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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Stealing Beauty (1996)
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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Little Buddha (1993)
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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Jean Renoir: Part One - From La Belle Époque to World War II (1993)
Part one of a BBC documentary about Jean Renoir.
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The Sheltering Sky (1990)
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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12 registi per 12 città (1989)
Promotional omnibus film, made for the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy, featuring portraits of 12 Italian cities. (imdb)
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The Last Emperor (1987)
The story of the final Emperor of China. (imdb)
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Collective documentary about the funerals of Italian Communist Party leader Enrico Berlinguer.
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Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man (1981)
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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La Luna (1979)
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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1900 (1976)
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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Last Tango in Paris (1972)
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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The Conformist (1970)
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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Strategia del ragno (1970)
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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Amore e rabbia (1969)
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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Partner (1968)
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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Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Sergio Leone's monumental epic is as big as its Monument Valley locations, as grand as its fine, distinguished cast, as tough and bawdy as every kid imagines the Old West.
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La via del petrolio (1967)
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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Before the Revolution (1964)
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 Commare secca (1962)
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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