He was 77 years old.
Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci died at the age of 77. His most famous films are The Last Tango in Paris and The Conformist, released in the 1970s. This was reported by the Italian edition of La Repubblica and Corriere della Sera .
Bertolucci is one of the most acclaimed directors of Italy: he won the Oscar for the film The Last Emperor, as well as the Golden Globe, the Venice Film Festival, BAFTA and the Berlin Film Festival.
Bertolucci’s last work came out in 2012 – this is the drama “You and I”. A year earlier, he was awarded the Cannes Film Festival award for his contribution to the art of cinema.