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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) (completed)
 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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Other Works:

Collection of short stories: "Tony Pagoda e i suoi amici". Milan: Feltrinelli. ISBN 9788807018879 See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

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Personal Quote:

I've known Ludovica [production designer Ludovica Ferrario] for a long time. She's an architect, which is very useful for me. She has a sense of proportions, of geometry. There is lots of geometry in cinema, nobody ever talks about this. And architects know geometry. On top of that, to use an old fashioned term, she's a classy lady with an innate good taste. That helps me a lot and it keeps me in... 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:

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

Star Sign:

Gemini

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