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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 (screenplay) / (story)
 2017 Killer in Red (Short) (screenplay)
  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)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
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Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (26 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Photographic book with Gianni Fiorito: "La grande bellezza. Diario del film". Milan: Feltrinelli. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Well at first, with the first superstar I worked with, Sean Penn, I was very intimidated. But he helped me a lot. In our conversations before we started he conveyed very clearly to me the concept that he trusted me, because of the script and my previous movie, and our conversations. And no matter what I might have heard about him, if he trusted someone there weren't going to be any problems. And ... See more »

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Music is written into his scripts. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently casts Toni Servillo See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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