Bernardo Bertolucci, Oscar-winning Director, Dead At Age 77

Bertolucci on location for "Last Tango in Paris" with Marlon Brando and Maria Schneider in 1972. By Lee Pfeiffer Bernardo Bertolucci, the acclaimed Italian director, has died in Rome at age 77. The ...

Italian Director Bernardo Bertolucci Dead at 77

Don Kaye Nov 26, 2018 The controversial and visionary director of Last Tango in Paris and The Last Emperor is gone. Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci, a giant of European cinema, has passed away ...

The Forgotten: Alain Robbe-Grillet's "The Man Who Lies" (1968)

It didn't take long for Alain Robbe-Grillet to plunge into directing, after the success of his literary career (as doyen of the nouvelle roman) and his screenplay for Last Year at Marienbad. And it ...

Contest: Win Bernardo Bertolucci's Restored 'The Conformist' On Blu-ray

With the run of classics that American filmmakers churned out in the studio system during the '70s, it's easy to forget that Italian master Bernardo Bertolucci also delivered some of his finest work ...

Bernardo Bertolucci to head Venice Jury

Bernardo Bertolucci to head Venice Jury Bernardo Bertolucci will preside over the International Jury for the Competition of the 70th Venice International Film Festival (28 August – 7 September 2013), which will award the Golden Lion and ...

Eduardo de Gregorio

Argentinian director whose films drew heavily on the stories of Jorge Luis Borges Although the Argentinian director and screenwriter Eduardo de Gregorio, who has died aged 70, had lived in Paris ...

Why Bertolucci's The Conformist deserves a place in cinema history

The Italian director's 1970 expressionist masterpiece offered a blueprint for a new kind of Hollywood film, which is why Coppola, Spielberg, Scorsese and co owe him a huge debt Bernardo Bertolucci's ...

Cinematic revolutions: the ideas that drove movies

From innovative camerawork in the 20s to the Dogme manifesto in the 90s, here are medium-defining moments in film history There's a great moment in Carol Reed's Odd Man Out: James Mason spills a ...

Before the Revolution – review

The 22-year-old Bertolucci made an impressive debut in 1962 with The Grim Reaper, a Rashomon-style thriller about the murder of a prostitute scripted by his mentor, Pier Paolo Pasolini. But it was his ...

This week's new film events

Bernardo Bertolucci, London In his early career, which forms the first half of this two-month retrospective, Bertolucci seems to have lived for danger. He was fascinated by eroticism and politics and ...