Even Bernardo Bertolucci Thinks American TV Is Better Than American Movies These Days

Even Bernardo Bertolucci Thinks American TV Is Better Than American Movies These Days
Legendary filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci was recently honored by the American Academy in Rome with the McKim Award. The man behind films such as “Last Tango in Paris,” “The Last Emperor,” and “The Dreamers” has been active in the film industry for over 50 years now and after receiving the prestigious award, spoke of his love for American culture from when he was very young as well as the disappointment he feels regarding the state of Hollywood today. It’s a sentiment that’s been echoed quite often by other filmmakers lately, but perhaps more amusing to learn is Bertolucci’s penchant for recent American television."My generation had an affair with American culture, there's no doubt about it. A street lamp and a fire hydrant made me sing in the rain,” said Bertolucci in an interview. "But the American films I like now do not come from Hollywood studios but from television series,
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