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Paolo Sorrentino

Paolo Sorrentino was born on May 31, 1970 in Naples, Campania, Italy. He is a writer and director, known for The Great Beauty (2013), Youth (2015) and This Must Be the Place (2011). He is married to Daniela D'Antonio. They have two children. See full bio »
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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 45 wins & 64 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Young Pope (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 8 episodes) (filming)
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.7 (2016) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (written by)
 2015/I Youth (written by)
 2014/IV The Dream (Short)
 2014 Rio, I Love You (written by - segment "La Fortuna")
 2013 The Great Beauty (screenplay) / (story)
 2011 In the Mirror (Short) (screenplay)
 2011 This Must Be the Place (screenplay) / (story - uncredited)
 2010 Napoli 24 (Documentary)
 2009 La partita lenta (Short) (screenplay)
 2008 Il Divo (writer)
 2006 The Family Friend (written by)
 2004 The Consequences of Love (written by)
 2001 La notte lunga (Short) (screenplay)
 2001 One Man Up (written by)
 2000 La squadra (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (2000)
- Episode #1.4 (2000)
 1998 L'amore non ha confini (Short) (writer)
 1994 Un paradiso (Short) (written by)
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Photographic book with Gianni Fiorito: "La grande bellezza. Diario del film". Milan: Feltrinelli. See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

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I don't use Twitter. I'm a serious person. See more »


Lost both his parents in a domestic accident at the age of 17. See more »


Often casts veteran actors in supporting roles: Angela Goodwin and Raffaele Pisu in The Consequences of Love (2004), Fabrizio Bentivoglio in The Family Friend (2006), Fabio Bucci, Giorgio Colangeli and Paolo Graziosi in Il Divo (2008), Carlo Verdone and Carlo Buccirosso in The Great Beauty (2013). See more »

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