Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci died at the age of 77
This is reported by the Italian media, reports Depo.ua.
Causes and place of death are not reported.
information. Bernardo Bertolucci was born on 16 March 1940 in Parma, Italy. He graduated from the University of Rome, where he studied modern literature. Although Bertolucci was recognized as a poet, in 1961 he began working as assistant director with Pierre Paolo Pasolini (who was a friend of his father, poet and film critic).
At the age of 24, Bertolucci shot his first professional film Before the Revolution (1964). He then put F. M. Dostoevski's novel, The Double, the film The Partner (1968), shot under the influence of Jean-Luc Godard in the spirit of the new wave of French cinema.
A new success awaits the director after the film Conformistul (1971), recognized by critics as a masterpiece of world cinema, and the next band The Last Tango in Paris (1973) made an indelible impression on filmmakers and film professionals.
Bernardo Bertolucci's greatest work was "The Twentieth Century" (1976).
The epic film "The Last Emperor" (1987) won recognition worldwide and received nine Oscars. Still, under the cover of the sky, with Debra Winger and John Malkovich, he met a more frightening reception of critics.
The new scene of the director began filming "Little Buddha" (1994) with Keanu Reeves starring and "Sagging Beauty" (1996) with Liv Tyler, Jeremy Irons and Jean Mare, who confirmed Bernardo Bertolucci's glory as one of the best directors of modern cinema.