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Bernardo Bertolucci Dead - Oscar Winning Director Dies at 77

Bernardo Bertolucci Dead - Oscar Winning Director Dies at 77

Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci has sadly passed away at the age of 77.

The 77-year-old Oscar winner passed away on Monday (November 26) at his home in Rome, Italy. Variety reports that his publicist said he was battling cancer.

Bernardo had great success with his film The Last Emperor, which one 9 Oscars including one for Best Director. He was also known for his works such as The Conformist and Last Tango in Paris.

He is survived by his wife Clare Peploe. Our thoughts are with his loved ones during this time.

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  • Olaf_the_Lofty

    “which one 9 Oscars”. Which WON nine Oscars. “One” and “Won” are not the same word.