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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 60 wins & 82 nominations. See more awards »

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 2018 Loro (written by) (filming)
 2017 Killer in Red (Short)
  The Young Pope (TV Series) (created by - 10 episodes, 2016) (written by - 10 episodes, 2016)
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- Episode #1.9 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
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 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 Allo specchio (Short) (screenplay)
 2011 This Must Be the Place (screenplay) / (story - uncredited)
 2010 Napoli 24 (Documentary)
 2009 La partita lenta (Short) (screenplay)
 2006 L'amico di famiglia (written by)
 2004 Le conseguenze dell'amore (written by)
 2001 La notte lunga (Short) (screenplay)
 2001 L'uomo in più (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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Other Works:

Photographic book with Jacopo Benassi: "Gli aspetti irrilevanti". Milan: Mondadori. ISBN 8804669292. See more »

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

Alternate Names:

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Personal Quote:

[on The Great Beauty (2013)] There is nothing autobiographical, but there certainly are a lot of personal things. For example, my disillusioned approach towards the same matters that afflict the lead character. Probably that is what I relate to and I feel the closest to. See more »

Trivia:

Member of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 70th Cannes International Film Festival in 2017. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with cinematographer Luca Bigazzi See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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