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Paolo Sorrentino

Paolo Sorrentino was born on May 31, 1970 in Naples, Campania, Italy. He is a director and writer, 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 56 wins & 78 nominations. See more awards »

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The Great Beauty
The Great Beauty Director
Youth Director
This Must Be the Place
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TV commercial for Fiat Croma starring Jeremy Irons. See more »

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

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Aside from all the things I've said before about Diego Maradona, he involuntarily saved my life. I lost my parents when I was 16 in an accident with the heating system in a house in the mountains where I always used to go to with them. That weekend, I didn't go because I wanted to go watch Maradona and S.S.C Napoli play a match in Empoli, and that saved me. That's the main reason. It's true, ... See more »


Member of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 61st Locarno International Film Festival in 2008. See more »


Oblique storytelling with partially obscure plots. See more »

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