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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), This Must Be the Place (2011) and Il Divo (2008). He is married to Daniela D'Antonio. They have two children. See full bio »
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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 46 wins & 58 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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Other Works:

TV commercial for Fiat Croma starring Jeremy Irons. See more »

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

Alternate Names:

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Personal Quote:

(On the journeys in The Great Beauty) In the film apparently there is no destination. People are floating over life. Apparently, they are always still in the same place. They're destined to go nowhere. However, the protagonist, without even realizing it, is moving toward a very precise destination. It is an appointment with the highest moment of his youth, his adolescence and of his purity. So ... See more »

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President of the jury in the section "Un certain regard" at the Cannes Film Festival in 2009. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with cinematographer Luca Bigazzi See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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