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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 La grande bellezza (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 56 wins & 78 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

La grande bellezza
(2013)
Youth
Youth Writer
(2015)
The Young Pope
(2016)

Filmography

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 2017 Killer in Red (Short)
  The Young Pope (TV Series) (created by - 10 episodes, 2016) (written by - 10 episodes, 2016)
- Episode #1.10 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.9 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.7 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2015/I Youth (written by)
 2014/IV The Dream (Short)
 2014 Rio, I Love You (written by - segment "La Fortuna")
 2013 La grande bellezza (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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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

What I find compelling is the moment in which people realize, with suffering and pain, that in the past there was a time when they were happy, because back then the present and the future coincided-they were one and the same thing. Whereas, at an adult age, the future is the future and the present is the present and they do not coincide. So they feel a subtle, deep-rooted, and unconscious ... See more »

Trivia:

During production of his films, he never goes back and sees what he filmed at the end of the day, so when he goes to the cutting room, he really sees for the first time what his DP and him captured. See more »

Trademark:

Oblique storytelling with partially obscure plots. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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