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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 63 wins & 84 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

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 2019 The New Pope (TV Series) (pre-production)
 2018 Loro 2 (screenplay) / (story)
 2018 Loro 1 (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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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Fiat Croma starring Jeremy Irons. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Yes, the first edit run for me is crucial. I don't watch dailies because they make me agitated. I never do re-shoots, I've never shot a scene over again. Several years ago I talked about directing with the Cohen Brothers who told me something that illuminated me. They told me: 'making a movie is like a sports match: you have x number of days; x amount of time and the performance has to take place... See more »

Trivia:

Member of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 70th Cannes International Film Festival in 2017. 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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