Bernardo Bertolucci

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bernardo Bertolucci (born March 16, 1940 – 26 November 2018) was an Italian film director and screenwriter, whose films include The Conformist, Last Tango in Paris, The Last Emperor, Stealing Beauty and The Dreamers. In recognition of his work, he will be presented with the inaugural Honorary Palme d'Or Award at the opening ceremony of the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bernardo Bertolucci, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on  Wikipedia.

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1900 (1976)

Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half of the 20th century.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Robert De Niro  •  Dominique Sanda  •  Stefania Sandrelli

Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half of the 20th century.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Robert De Niro  •  Dominique Sanda  •  Stefania Sandrelli

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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Ugo Tognazzi  •  Anouk Aimée  •  Laura Morante  •  Victor Cavallo

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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Ugo Tognazzi  •  Anouk Aimée  •  Laura Morante  •  Victor Cavallo

Last Tango in Paris (1972)

A recently widowed American begins an anonymous sexual relationship with a young Parisian woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Maria Schneider  •  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Catherine Breillat

A recently widowed American begins an anonymous sexual relationship with a young Parisian woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Maria Schneider  •  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Catherine Breillat

Stealing Beauty (1996)

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Lucy Harmon, an American teenager is arriving in the lush Tuscan countryside to be sculpted by a family friend who lives in a beautiful villa. Lucy visited there four years earlier and exchanged a kiss with an Italian boy with whom she hopes to become reacquainted.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Liv Tyler  •  Sinéad Cusack  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Carlo Cecchi

Lucy Harmon, an American teenager is arriving in the lush Tuscan countryside to be sculpted by a family friend who lives in a beautiful villa. Lucy visited there four years earlier and exchanged a kiss with an Italian boy with whom she hopes to become reacquainted.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Liv Tyler  •  Sinéad Cusack  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Carlo Cecchi

The Dreamers (2003)

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A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Eva Green  •  Louis Garrel  •  Anna Chancellor

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Eva Green  •  Louis Garrel  •  Anna Chancellor

The Last Emperor (1987)

A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation by the invading ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  John Lone  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Joan Chen  •  Dennis Dun

A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation by the invading ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  John Lone  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Joan Chen  •  Dennis Dun

Little Buddha (1993)

After the death of Lama Dorje, Tibetan Buddhist monks find three children — one American and two Nepalese — who may be the rebirth of their great teacher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Chris Isaak  •  Ruocheng Ying

After the death of Lama Dorje, Tibetan Buddhist monks find three children — one American and two Nepalese — who may be the rebirth of their great teacher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Chris Isaak  •  Ruocheng Ying

La Commare Secca (1962)

Roman police detectives interrogate a series of potential perpetrators in their struggle to determine whom to arrest for the brutal murder of a beautiful prostitute whose body is discovered in a park on the day of a torrential rainstorm. One by one, the prime ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Carlotta Barilli  •  Lorenza Benedetti  •  Clorinda Celani  •  Vincenzo Ciccora

Roman police detectives interrogate a series of potential perpetrators in their struggle to determine whom to arrest for the brutal murder of a beautiful prostitute whose body is discovered in a park on the day of a torrential rainstorm. One by one, the prime ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Carlotta Barilli  •  Lorenza Benedetti  •  Clorinda Celani  •  Vincenzo Ciccora

Writing with Light: Vittorio Storaro (1992)

Documentary about Vittorio Storaro, cinematographer of Apocalypse Now, The Last Emperor, Reds, Il Confimista, 1900. Vittorio Storaro talks about his work, along with collaborators like Warren Beatty and Bernardo Bertolucci and peers like Nestor Almendros. On-set ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Thompson
CAST:  Vittorio Storaro  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Warren Beatty  •  Francis Ford Coppola

Documentary about Vittorio Storaro, cinematographer of Apocalypse Now, The Last Emperor, Reds, Il Confimista, 1900. Vittorio Storaro talks about his work, along with collaborators like Warren Beatty and Bernardo Bertolucci and peers like Nestor Almendros. On-set ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Thompson
CAST:  Vittorio Storaro  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Warren Beatty  •  Francis Ford Coppola

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DIRECTION:  Maria Sole Tognazzi
CAST:  Ugo Tognazzi  •  Pupi Avati  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Valeria Golino

Farewell to Enrico Berlinguer (1984)

Enrico Berlinguer (Sassari, May 25, 1922 - Padua, June 11, 1984) was an Italian politician, general secretary of the Italian Communist Party from 1972 until his death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberto Benigni  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Ettore Scola  •  Silvano Agosti  •  Paolo Bianchini  •  Francesco Maselli  •  Carlo Lizzani  •  Giuliano Montaldo  •  Gillo Pontecorvo  •  Anna Maria Tatò  •  Francesco Laudadio  •  Giuseppe Bertolucci  •  Piero Vivarelli  •  Luigi Magni  •  Faliero Rosati  •  Gianni Toti  •  Paolo Pietrangeli  •  Carlo Di Palma  •  Franco Giraldi  •  Sergio Spina  •  Luigi M. Faccini  •  Giorgio Arlorio  •  Alfredo Angeli  •  Ugo Adilardi  •  Gianni Amico  •  Libero Bizzarri  •  Giorgio Ferrara  •  Nicolò Ferrari  •  Ansano Giannarelli  •  Massimo Manuelli  •  Piero Nelli  •  Roberto Russo
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Enrico Berlinguer (Sassari, May 25, 1922 - Padua, June 11, 1984) was an Italian politician, general secretary of the Italian Communist Party from 1972 until his death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberto Benigni  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Ettore Scola  •  Silvano Agosti  •  Paolo Bianchini  •  Francesco Maselli  •  Carlo Lizzani  •  Giuliano Montaldo  •  Gillo Pontecorvo  •  Anna Maria Tatò  •  Francesco Laudadio  •  Giuseppe Bertolucci  •  Piero Vivarelli  •  Luigi Magni  •  Faliero Rosati  •  Gianni Toti  •  Paolo Pietrangeli  •  Carlo Di Palma  •  Franco Giraldi  •  Sergio Spina  •  Luigi M. Faccini  •  Giorgio Arlorio  •  Alfredo Angeli  •  Ugo Adilardi  •  Gianni Amico  •  Libero Bizzarri  •  Giorgio Ferrara  •  Nicolò Ferrari  •  Ansano Giannarelli  •  Massimo Manuelli  •  Piero Nelli  •  Roberto Russo
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Claude Jutra: An Unfinished Story (2002)

A revealing look at the great Quebecois director who gave us such classic films as Mon Oncle Antoine, A toute prendre and Kamouraska: Power of Passion. Amidst the rise of French-Canadian identity and the political struggles of the '60s, Jutra was at the forefront ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paule Baillargeon
CAST:  Claude Jutra  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Michel Brault  •  Geneviève Bujold

A revealing look at the great Quebecois director who gave us such classic films as Mon Oncle Antoine, A toute prendre and Kamouraska: Power of Passion. Amidst the rise of French-Canadian identity and the political struggles of the '60s, Jutra was at the forefront ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paule Baillargeon
CAST:  Claude Jutra  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Michel Brault  •  Geneviève Bujold

Seduced and Abandoned (2013)

SEDUCED AND ABANDONED combines acting legend Alec Baldwin with director James Toback as they lead us on a troublesome and often hilarious journey of raising financing for their next feature film. Moving from director to financier to star actor, the two players ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Toback
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Bérénice Bejo  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  James Caan

SEDUCED AND ABANDONED combines acting legend Alec Baldwin with director James Toback as they lead us on a troublesome and often hilarious journey of raising financing for their next feature film. Moving from director to financier to star actor, the two players ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Toback
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Bérénice Bejo  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  James Caan

Paul Bowles: The Cage Door Is Always Open (2012)

The American composer and author Paul Bowles was a man with a great deal of charisma and influence. When he moved to Tangier, Morocco, in 1949, half the world followed him to the enigmatic city. His marriage with author Jane Bowles was a loving relationship of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Young
CAST:  John Waters  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Gore Vidal  •  Richard Horowitz

The American composer and author Paul Bowles was a man with a great deal of charisma and influence. When he moved to Tangier, Morocco, in 1949, half the world followed him to the enigmatic city. His marriage with author Jane Bowles was a loving relationship of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Young
CAST:  John Waters  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Gore Vidal  •  Richard Horowitz

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 plot-less images of old people with television sets for heads, a beautiful woman having sex, and overall ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Michael Radford  •  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Mike Figgis  •  Jiří Menzel  •  Claire Denis  •  István Szabó  •  Volker Schlöndorff
CAST:  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi  •  Amit Arroz  •  Tarun Bedi  •  Maria Ludovica Bernardi

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 plot-less images of old people with television sets for heads, a beautiful woman having sex, and overall ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Michael Radford  •  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Mike Figgis  •  Jiří Menzel  •  Claire Denis  •  István Szabó  •  Volker Schlöndorff
CAST:  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi  •  Amit Arroz  •  Tarun Bedi  •  Maria Ludovica Bernardi

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 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Adriana Asti  •  Francesco Barilli  •  Allen Midgette  •  Morando Morandini

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 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Adriana Asti  •  Francesco Barilli  •  Allen Midgette  •  Morando Morandini

Love and Anger (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 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pier Paolo Pasolini  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Marco Bellocchio  •  Carlo Lizzani  •  Elda Tattoli
CAST:  Aldo Puglisi  •  Julian Beck  •  Ninetto Davoli  •  Christine Guého

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 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pier Paolo Pasolini  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Marco Bellocchio  •  Carlo Lizzani  •  Elda Tattoli
CAST:  Aldo Puglisi  •  Julian Beck  •  Ninetto Davoli  •  Christine Guého

Me and You (2012)

An introverted teenager tells his parents he is going on a ski trip, but instead spends his time alone in a basement.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Jacopo Olmo Antinori  •  Tea Falco  •  Sonia Bergamasco  •  Tommaso Ragno

An introverted teenager tells his parents he is going on a ski trip, but instead spends his time alone in a basement.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Jacopo Olmo Antinori  •  Tea Falco  •  Sonia Bergamasco  •  Tommaso Ragno

The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011)

The story of international cinema told through the history of cinematic innovation. Covering six continents and 12 decades, showing how film-makers are influenced both by the historical events of their times, and by each other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Cousins
CAST:  Mark Cousins  •  Jean-Michel Frodon  •  Cari Beauchamp  •  Agnes de Mille

The story of international cinema told through the history of cinematic innovation. Covering six continents and 12 decades, showing how film-makers are influenced both by the historical events of their times, and by each other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Cousins
CAST:  Mark Cousins  •  Jean-Michel Frodon  •  Cari Beauchamp  •  Agnes de Mille

Kurosawa's Way (2011)

Eleven major film makers from Europe, America and Asia talk about Akira Kurosawa and discover surprising influences on their own work.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Catherine Cadou
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Hayao Miyazaki  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Martin Scorsese

Eleven major film makers from Europe, America and Asia talk about Akira Kurosawa and discover surprising influences on their own work.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Catherine Cadou
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Hayao Miyazaki  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Martin Scorsese
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