Paolo Sorrentino turns 50, from Oscar to TV – Il Tempo

ROME (ITALPRESS) – The dream world of one of the greatest contemporary Italian and international directors moves between dream and melancholy, irony and cinimo, surreal and ruthless realism. Paolo Sorrentino, 50 years old tomorrow (May 31), born in Naples, made his first feature film in 2001, The Man in More, starring Toni Servillo. The partnership with the actor continues with the subsequent The consequences of love (2004).
The friend of the family turns (2006) followed by the film Il divo, inspired by the figure of Giulio Andreotti. He later signed his first English-language film, This Must Be the Place, with Sean Penn starring. On March 2, 2014 The great beauty with Toni Servillo wins the Oscar for the best foreign film.
“Thanks to the Academy, all the actors, the producers and
to my sources of inspiration: Federico Fellini, Martin Scorsese,
Talking Heads and Maradona, “says the director on receiving the
statuette. On May 20, 2015 his new film Youth – La giovinezza comes out, second in English, while in 2016 he writes and directs his first TV series produced by Sky, Canal + and HBO, The Young Pope, with Jude Law, which is renewed for a second season, entitled The New Pope.
On April 24, 2018 his new film Loro comes out, inspired by the figure of Silvio Berlusconi and starring Toni Servillo.