Search results for "Bernardo Bertolucci"

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 on the 20th ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
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 ...  (more)

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

Last Tango in Paris (1972) RT 81% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2003

A young Parisian woman begins a sordid affair with a middle-aged American businessman who lays out ground rules that their clandestine relationship will be based only on sex.  (more)

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

Stealing Beauty (1996) RT 53% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 2002

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 ...  (more)

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

The Dreamers (2003)

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.  (more)

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

The Last Emperor (1987) RT 92% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Mar 2001

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; ...  (more)

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

Little Buddha (1993) RT 65% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Little Buddha is a movie about the life of Siddhartha starring Keanu Reeves and Bridget Fonda and directed by Bernardo Bertolucci.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Carlotta Barilli  •  Lorenza Benedetti  •  Clorinda Celani  •  Vincenzo Ciccora

L'addio a 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)

GENRES: Documentary
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

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Science Fiction
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

Me and You (2012) RT 68% / Audience 52%

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 Sheltering Sky (1990) RT 50% / Audience 80%

DVD release: May 2002

An American couple (John Malkovich, Debra Winger) drift toward emptiness in postwar North Africa.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Debra Winger  •  John Malkovich  •  Campbell Scott  •  Jill Bennett

Love and Anger (1969) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Oct 2005

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, ...  (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

Partner (1968) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Nov 2007

In PARTNER, Bernardo Bertolucci conflated his interests in psychoanalysis, nonlinear narrative, and Godard to create a uniquely avant-garde work unlike anything in his ouevre. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Pierre Clémenti  •  Tina Aumont  •  Sergio Tofano  •  Giulio Cesare Castello

The Spider's Stratagem (1970) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 1990

Athos Magnani, a young researcher, returns to Tara, where his father was killed in 1936 in uncleared circumstances, before his birth. As the son untangles the web of lies the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Alida Valli  •  Giulio Brogi  •  Pippo Campanini  •  Franco Giovanelli

Besieged (1999)

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. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Thandie Newton  •  David Thewlis  •  Claudio Santamaria  •  John C. Ojwang

Luna (1979)

While touring in Italy, a recently-widowed American opera singer has an incestuous relationship with her 15-year-old son to help him overcome his heroin addiction.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Jill Clayburgh  •  Matthew Barry  •  Veronica Lazar  •  Renato Salvatori