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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 Youth (2015), The Great Beauty (2013) 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 »

Known For

Youth
Youth Writer
(2015)
The Great Beauty
(2013)

Filmography

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 2018 Loro (written by) (post-production)
 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 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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Show Show Actor (3 credits)
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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:

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 »

Trivia:

Never studied at a film school. See more »

Trademark:

Often tends to have a large 10+ minutes prologue before the main title appears. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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