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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 76 wins & 89 nominations. See more awards »

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Youth Writer
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Filmography

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  Mob Girl (screenplay) (pre-production)
  The Hand of God (written by) (post-production)
 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)
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 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)
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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)
 1994 Un paradiso (Short) (written by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Yamamay. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Rome] There's one thing that I like about Rome that was stated by Napoleon: that from sublime to pathetic is only one step away. And in Rome there's a constant shifting between sublime and pathetic. See more »

Trivia:

President of the 'Un Certain Regard' jury at the 62nd Cannes International Film Festival in 2009. See more »

Trademark:

Often casts veteran actors in supporting roles: Angela Goodwin and Raffaele Pisu in The Consequences of Love (2004), Fabrizio Bentivoglio in The Family Friend (2006), Fabio Bucci, Giorgio Colangeli and Paolo Graziosi in Il Divo (2008), Carlo Verdone and Carlo Buccirosso in The Great Beauty (2013). See more »

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