Paolo Sorrentino


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Director and screenwriter Paolo Sorrentino was born in Naples in 1970, and and became an orphan when he lost both of his parents at the age of 16. At the age of 25, after studying for a few years at the Faculty of Economics and Business in University of Naples Federico II, he decided to work in the film industry. His first full-length feature ... See full bio »

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 89 wins & 107 nominations. See more awards »

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(2021)
Youth Writer
(2015)
(2013)

Filmography

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  Mob Girl (screenplay) (announced)
 2021 The Hand of God (written by)
 2020 Homemade (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Paolo Sorrentino (2020) ... (written by)
  The New Pope (TV Mini Series) (created by - 9 episodes, 2019 - 2020) (written by - 9 episodes, 2019 - 2020)
- Episode #1.9 (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.8 (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.6 (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2018 Piccole avventure romane (Short) (written by)
 2018 Loro (screenplay) / (story)
 2018 Loro 2 (screenplay) / (story)
 2018 Loro 1 (screenplay) / (story)
 2017 Killer in Red (Short) (screenplay)
  The Young Pope (TV Mini 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)
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 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 The Slow Game (Short) (screenplay)
 2008 Il Divo (writer)
 2006 The Family Friend (written by)
 2004 The Consequences of Love (written by)
 2001 The Long Night (Short) (screenplay)
 2001 One Man Up (written by)
 2000 La squadra (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (2000)
- Episode #1.4 (2000)
 1998 Love Has No Bounds (Short) (writer)
 1998 Polvere di Napoli (screenplay)
 1994 Un paradiso (Short) (written by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Dolce & Gabbana starring Colin Farrell. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Paolo

Height:

5' 10¾" (1.8 m)

Spouse:

Daniela D'Antonio  (2 children)

Children:

Anna Sorrentino | See more »

Parents:

Salvatore Sorrentino | Concetta Romano

Relatives:

Marco Sorrentino (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on being young] Being young is having a precise idea of what freedom is. The reason why I wanted to make a film about old people is because even in old age, you can claw back an idea of freedom and achieve it. See more »

Trivia:

Tribute at the Munich International Film Festival in 2013. See more »

Trademark:

Fleeting moments of grace See more »

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